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Social justice and social media: Resources

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By Janelle Tupper, guest blogger

This is the final post in a seven-week series on Social justice and social media.

In this series, we've been inspired by stories of social media as a force for social justice. From African-American expression on #BlackTwitter to the It Gets Better project for LGBT youth, from the Pink Mennos project to the March on Washington, to the ever-viral social justice Tweets from Pope Francis, social media is clearly at work in many movements and churches.

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Social justice and social media: A Roman Catholic perspective

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By Kathryn Reklis

This is the sixth in a seven-week series on Social justice and social media.

As this series has highlighted, a commitment to “social justice” is shared by Christian denominations (and many others!) of almost every stripe these days, but Catholics have a special fondness for the phrase because its modern use was coined by a Jesuit priest, Luigi Taparelli, writing against the social ills caused by the industrial revolution. Pope Leo XIII was deeply influenced by Tagarelli and solidified social justice at the core of Catholic social teaching in his 1891 papal encyclical Rerum Novarum (On the Condition of the Working Classes).

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September 12, 2013

Social justice and social media: #SocialJustice: Like us on Facebook

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Research fellow Lerone A. Martin considers whether social media can effectively motivate and engage people in social justice work.
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September 05, 2013

Social justice and social media: An Anabaptist perspective

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Research fellow Jim Rice looks at social justice and social media in the Anabaptist tradition.
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August 29, 2013

Social justice and social media: A Disciples perspective

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Project director Verity A. Jones looks at social justice and social media in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in this week's post.
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August 22, 2013

Social justice and social media: If #BlackTwitter went to church

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Research fellow Monica A. Coleman takes a look at #BlackTwitter and its impact in the reaction to the Trayvon Martin case in the US in the second post of our Social justice and social media series.
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August 15, 2013

Social justice and social media: Series introduction

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Project director Verity A. Jones with an introduction to our new series on Social justice and social media.
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August 01, 2013

Youth ministry and social media: Resources

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Guest blogger Julie Richardson Brown with a collection of resources on youth ministry and social media in our final post in this series.
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July 25, 2013

Youth ministry and social media: Healthy boundaries

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Guest blogger Julie Richardson Brown writes about healthy boundaries with social media in our Youth ministry and social media series.
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July 18, 2013

Youth ministry and social media: Self-worth in the age of social media

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Guest blogger Dustin Hite takes a look at the way social media can impact self-worth, especially for youth.