"Bono, Facebook and the Challenge of Following the Jesus of the Poor"
by Kristi York Wooten and Joshua Case for the Huffington Post
Neither scholars nor pastors across any tradition will give you a straight answer on what Jesus would do with the kind of wealth Bono has accumulated. And let's be clear, neither the power nor politics of Jesus' day would have afforded even the idea that there would be such inherited or shared wealth 2000 years later among the descendants of the small sect of Jews who followed the radical from Nazareth.
However, what scholars will tell you is that Bono's principle commitment to fight for those on the margins of society is something that the Christian Bible holds as principle to its message.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once wrote, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny."
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Thu, May 24, 2012
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