A partnership between the Franciscan Study Center at Tilburg University, NL and the Franciscan Institute at Saint Bonaventure University, NY
Francis and the Crisis of Bodies: Protests and Pandemic
David Couturier   |   June 15, 2020
Politics | Society | Economy

How did the medical crisis of a global pandemic become engaged with the social crisis of racial injustice in America? How did the pandemic turn into a protest movement for racial justice?

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On the Use and Abuse of St. Francis for Quarantine Life
Krijn Pansters   |   June 14, 2020
Politics | Church | Ethics

Giorgio Agamben focuses his outrage on Pope Francis and the Roman Catholic Church’s response to the threat of the virus.

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As Franciscans Say: Black Lives Matter
Krijn Pansters   |   June 13, 2020
Politics | Ethics | Society

Franciscan Action Network staff has reflected on how we can be better allies to people of color who continue to suffer so many injustices as they have throughout our nation’s history.

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Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life
Krijn Pansters   |   June 12, 2020
Ethics | Society | Spirituality

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

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The Wisdom Pattern: Order, Disorder, Reorder
Krijn Pansters   |   June 11, 2020
Church | Spirituality

A new book by Richard Rohr, OFM on letting go of our first order, trusting the disorder, and trusting the new reorder.

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