Where do Christians stand with regard to Wisconsin’s euphemistically named “budget repair bill“? That’s a question stirring up some debate around the blogosphere. A brief roundup.
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In an article at Religion Dispatches, Kim Bobo, the founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Worker Justice, describes the religious presence at some of the recent protests in Wisconsin. . . . Of course, there is disagreement over what actually counts as religion. Many Tea Party supporters of Gov. Walker’s legislation are themselves religious and would likely disagree with the assertion that religion looks like marching on behalf of workers. Stories like this one are important for that very reason.
Should the ethical standards applied to the slaughter of animals be expanded to cover the standards of the human work environment in which kosher foods are produced? Rabbi Morris Allen believes so.
Religion Dispatches reviews Lake Lambert’s Spirituality, Inc.: Religion in the American Workplace (NYU Press, 2009).