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By Michael J. Sheridan

Jim Wallis, recognized justice suggest and writer, has acknowledged that the 2 nice hungers on this planet this present day are for spirituality and social justice. even supposing social paintings and comparable fields have more and more well-known the significance of addressing spirituality inside scientific perform, much less consciousness has been paid to the function of spirituality in selling social justice or aiding social switch inside macropractice. The contributions during this edited assortment spotlight present advancements during this zone, together with rising conceptual frameworks, perform functions and learn findings. Theoretical techniques to knowing the hyperlink among spirituality and justice are explored in analyses of different versions of social justice and justice orientations of significant religion traditions. The serious function of spirituality in greater approach swap is illustrated via exemplars of analysis on weak populations, neighborhood perform, legislative advocacy, improvement of social activities, and ecological social paintings. the significance of together with content material on faith and spirituality in specialist curricula is explored via study on scholars’ attitudes towards spirituality and social advocacy. Noting the resonating subject matters inside of all of those contributions, the amount concludes with an summary of rising rules for non secular activism.

This publication goals to stimulate additional improvement within the very important connection among spirituality and social justice. It was once initially released as a unique factor of the Journal of faith & Spirituality in Social Work.

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