Dorothee Soelle combined political activism and mysticism, unconventional thinking and passion for life. In this epilogue written by her partner, the theologian and former Benedictine monk Fulbert Steffenksy, reveals the feistyness and childlikeness of the liberation theologian and poetess Dorothee Soelle. The ego must die for the self to be born. Faith is more than sitting silently for an hour every week.
Akbayan Youth applauds and supports Americans who have decided to occupy various centers of corporate greed in America, most notably Wall Street in New York. They represent the voices of poor and middle class Americans – 99% of American society – who demand that corporations shoulder the burden of salvaging the economy. We view the spontaneous and peaceful actions in New York, Boston, Washington D.C. and other major cities as an inspirations for our own struggles in the Philippines.