I have known Michael since undergrad but only recently have begun to follow his thoughts.
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For those who desire to "act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly" this is excellent incite into how it can be accomplished through pursuing justice in our society.
One of my favorite deep Christian thinkers of the last century has to be Thomas Merton. Merton's insights regarding the nature of faith, the person of Jesus and life in this world are simply life-altering and astounding; Merton was brilliant. But Merton did not think in a vacuum and he had many mentors and persons who influenced him, one of whom was Christian social advocate Ebehard Arnold. Below is a statement by Arnold, mentioned by Merton several years ago that I believe, places the whole matter of "Christian social justice" in its proper context...