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In the 21st Century, You Know You're on the Right Track When... (December 9, 2009)

I know it’s really small, but look! My name autocompletes on Google!

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Contemplating My Navel (Personal Blog)

Man's Search for Meaning

“Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor E. Frankl
(First published: 1945 / This edition: Beacon Press Books 2006)
Taken during a coffee break on a sunny, sunny day…
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Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina

by Ronnie Greene
Beacon Press (Published 08/08/2015), Hardcover, 256 pages

Nearly 10 years after… 640 more words


Why I'm Not Fasting This Ramadan

Today on Beacon Press’s blog, Beacon Broadside, Love InshAllah editor Nura Maznavi writes about why she’s not fasting this Ramadan:

meant community when I moved away from home. 132 more words

Muslim Women

Immersion: Interfaith Families and Unitarian Universalism

Technically, I am not a Unitarian-Universalist (UU), but I spend a lot of time interacting with and thinking about UUs. I sometimes claim the labels of UU wannabe, fauxnitarian, or UU ally. 681 more words

Interfaith Families

Fighting the Stigma of Sex Work: Burlesque, Beyonce, and sex-positive feminism

By Melinda Chateauvert, author of Sex Workers Unite: A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk (Beacon Press, March 2015)

My mother kind of freaked out when I told her about the proposal for… 801 more words

Author Essays

Beacon Press: Imagining Social Justice as a Communal Process

The history of the United States has been plagued by brutality against Native peoples, Black people, LGBTQ people, disabled people and many other groups. Often, this violence is framed as caused by “hate,” erasing its structural causes.

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Human Rights