Theology of Social Justice

Theology of NIMBY

Churches and other organizations attempting to address social problems often run into the issue of NIMBY, or “Not In My Back Yard.” Theology can help frame responses to this issue in a number of ways.

Theology of NIMBY

Theology of Harm Reduction

Harm reduction is an approach to social problems that emphasizes pragmatism and meeting people where they are. It acknowledges that people may not be able to stop engaging in harmful behavior immediately and seeks to alleviate the harm caused by that behavior. The classic example is needle exchange for intravenous drug users, but the principle […]