Moral values and moral standing of religious institutions

The moral value of civil disobedience does not derive from whether it breaks or obeys the law.

The moral standing of religious institutions does not come from working within the system. It comes from standing outside that system – sometimes supporting it, sometimes resisting it, but never a part of it. And when the system turns toward authoritarianism, nativism, and even elements of fascism, those with moral vision know clearly where they ought to stand.

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English: Members of Budapest based grassroots ...

Members of Budapest based grassroots organization The City is for All in a direct action against a forced eviction (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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