U.S. Religious Progressivism “Way of the Future” – Inter Press Service

“Nuns on the Bus” take their campaign around the country in 2012 lobbying for social justice reforms. Credit: Tvnewsbadge/cc by 2.0

WASHINGTON, May 2 2014 (IPS) – The future of religion in U.S. politics lies not with conservatives but rather with religious progressives, social scientists here are suggesting, with a faith-based movement potentially able to provide momentum to a new movement for social justice.

According to a new report from the Brookings Institute, a think tank here, the current religious social justice movement can be compared to the period of civil rights activism in the mid-20th century.

via U.S. Religious Progressivism “Way of the Future” – Inter Press Service.