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Occupy Spirituality

Occupy Spirituality

A Radical Vision for a New Generation

by Matthew Fox and Adam Bucko

"A powerful, inspiring, and vital call to embodied awareness and enlightened actions. Thank you Matthew Fox and Adam Bucko for such a wonderful book."

—Julia Butterfly Hill, environmental activist

Occupy Spirituality: About the Book and Authors

Occupy Spirituality: About the Book and Authors

On the two-year anniversary of the Occupy movement, renowned theologian Matthew Fox and sacred activist Adam Bucko deliver a powerful call to action for a new era of spirituality-infused activism.

Read a Book Excerpt: Chapter 1

Read a Book Excerpt: Chapter 1

Adam Bucklo and Matthew Fox

We wrote Occupy Spirituality to encourage and assist these young adults in their spiritual path, a path that combines contemplative quieting of the reptilian brain with the moral outrage that so many people are feeling today.

Praise for Occupy Spirituality

Praise for Occupy Spirituality

"The monologue of the Religious Right is over. And a new dialogue has begun. This book is a sign of that dialogue." Read what Shane Claiborne, Julia Butterfly Hill, Arun Gandhi, and other spiritual activists are saying about Occupy Spirituality.

Video Q&A with Matthew Fox

Video Q&A with Matthew Fox

Internationally-acclaimed theologian Matthew Fox on the Occupy generation and sacred activism in this exclusive video interview for Patheos.

Read a Book Excerpt: Chapter 2

Read a Book Excerpt: Chapter 2

Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox

Occupy Spirituality: redefining leadership as dynamic, democratic and authentic.

Sacred Activism Book Series

Sacred Activism Book Series

The Sacred Activism Series presents leading voices that embody the tenets of Sacred Activism—compassion, service, and sacred consciousness—while addressing the crucial issues of our time and inspiring radical action.

Christ Path Seminar Blog

Christ Path Seminar Blog

Visit Matthew Fox's Patheos blog for more writings from him, Bucko, Andrew Harvey, and other inspiring voices for our time.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Reflections from a Once and Future Activist

Reflections from a Once and Future Activist

Christine Hoff Kraemer

Someday, I'm going to be ready to dream and vision again, and Occupy Spirituality is a book that can stoke that inner fire.

Occupying to Break Open

Occupying to Break Open

Jim Burklo

This book is at least as much about "occupying" religion in order to break it open as it is about "occupying" Wall Street in order to reveal alternatives to its assumptions. It stirred my blood.

Spirituality and Social Transformation

Spirituality and Social Transformation

Bruce Epperly

We can be contemplative activists and mystics on a mission. Matthew Fox and Adam Bucko give us a road map for joining spirituality and action to change the world.

Occupy Your Own Spirituality

Occupy Your Own Spirituality

Carl Gregg

This book will both equip you to occupy your own spirituality (to go deeper into your firsthand experience with God or the Universe) and inspire you to go out into the world in the spirit of the Occupy Wall Street movement. 

Don't Occupy Mormonism: Occupy the Streets and the World

Don't Occupy Mormonism: Occupy the Streets and the World

Chris Henrichsen

What Occupy Spirituality awakened in me is a desire for a social justice-oriented Mormonism.

True Spirituality?

True Spirituality?

Frank Viola

The book is essentially a blending of Buddhist ideas and practices, Muslim ideas and practices, and Christian ideas and practices. While such syncretism appeals to the natural mind and to post-modern sensibilities, it doesn't square with the teachings of Jesus or Paul.

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Email us at books@patheos.com with your 300-500 word reflection on this book.
Selected entries may receive a free copy of one of our future book club books!

Matthew Fox and Adam Bucko at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

The Forum at Grace Cathedral — The Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus; The Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox; and Adam Bucko from DioCal on Vimeo.

Matthew Fox on Occupy Spirituality

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