taking the words of Jesus seriously

It might sound like a set up for a punchline;  two God’s Politics contributors, a Muslim professor, an economist, a theologian and translator of Zizek’s work, and an Benedictine Abbott step into radio studios around the world…

It’s not the start of a joke but a start of an important discussion on faith and the #Occupy movement around the world.

With six voices in the discussion it roams from Adam Smith & the Arab Spring, Benedict & Bonhoeffer, Calvinism & Capitalism, divot ends & derivatives, ethics & economics… and we’re not past ‘e’ in the alphabet.

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Jarrod McKenna is the National Advisor for Youth, Faith and Activism for World Vision Australia. He is a peace award winning founder of EPYC and co-founder of the Peace Tree Intentional Community in Perth. You can follow him on Twitter here.

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Jarrod McKenna is the co-founder of First Home Project, a community welcoming, housing and “giving a hand up not a hand-out” to recently arrived refugees. He is also the Teaching Pastor at Cornerstone Church in Perth, was a part of initiating the #LoveMakesAWay movement, and is an award-winning nonviolent social change trainer, working primarily in the Middle East and Eastern Europe when not at home.

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