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Leonardo Boff : Will It All End in Greece Where it Began?

Dualism via Magritte. Image from Natalie Sanders. It all began in Greece. Will it all end in Greece? By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2012 Our Western civilization, now globalized, has its historic origins in ancient … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Will It All End in Greece Where it Began?

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Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

Art by Gorgok / Picable.Man as ‘lord and master’:Modernity’s ‘God complex’ By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / July 19, 2011 The present crisis is not just a crisis of the growing scarcity of natural resources and services. It … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

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Leonardo Boff : In Praise of the ‘Siesta’

Did monks introduce the siesta to the West? Photo by DJW / Minnesota Renaissance Festival.In praise of the siesta “If you want to kill a friar, take away his siesta and make him eat late.” — old Spanish saying By … finish reading Leonardo Boff : In Praise of the ‘Siesta’

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Wanted in Rio : ‘Prophets of Ecology’

Landslide in Mangueira shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after a 17 hour downpour that ended on April 6, 2010, resulting in death and devastation. Photo by Marcelo Sayao / EPA.High water in Rio:‘Prophets of ecology’ would save lives By … finish reading Wanted in Rio : ‘Prophets of Ecology’

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Leonardo Boff : The Church, Celibacy, and the Criminal Sinners

Why the Church neither can nor wantsTo abolish the law of celibacyBy Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / April 13, 2010 The surge of cases of pedophile priests in almost every Catholic country persists, revealing the magnitude of this … finish reading Leonardo Boff : The Church, Celibacy, and the Criminal Sinners

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Leonardo Boff : Easter for the Crucified Earth

“The Crucified Land,” 1939, oil on canvas by Alexandre Hogue.Our devastated common dwelling:Easter for the crucified Earth By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / April 3, 2010 Easter is a celebration shared by Jews and Christians, and is a … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Easter for the Crucified Earth

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Leonardo Boff : Social Justice / Ecological Justice

“The Innocent: Casualties of the Civil War in Northern Uganda.” Photo by Heather McClintock / Blue Earth Alliance.Humanity’s intertwined dilemma:Social and Ecological Justice By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / March 22, 2010 Among the many problems that afflict … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Social Justice / Ecological Justice

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Leonardo Boff : The World Society of Blindness

Image from Camelia Elias / FRAG/MENTS.The World Society of Blindness These are global problems that transcend our paradigm of specialized knowledge. Life does not fit into a formula, nor caring into a calculus equation. By Leonardo Boff / The Rag … finish reading Leonardo Boff : The World Society of Blindness

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Leonardo Boff: Haiti : A Test for Humanity

“Village,” acrylic on canvas by Haitian artist Hilome Jose.Haiti: A test for humanity We have reached a moment in history in which we all find ourselves intertwined in a unique geosociety. Without the solidarity of all towards all, and towards … finish reading Leonardo Boff: Haiti : A Test for Humanity

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