About

WHAT is this blog about?
Micah 6 covers issues of social justice, religion, politics and their intersections.

WHO is the blogger?
Virginia Gilbert is a former newspaper journalist and retired member in good standing of The Newspaper Guild-Communications Workers of America Local 36047 in St. Louis.
Ms. Gilbert graduated from Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves, Mo. in May, 2007. She is a volunteer in urban ministry in South St. Louis and freelances online.

WHEN did this blog start?
At the end of August 2007 , when Ms. Gilbert was attending a national evangelism conference hosted by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Her first post was a summary of a speech by Jim Wallis.

WHERE did the title come from?
The Book of Micah is in the Old Testament, also called the Hebrew Bible. Here is a more extended version of the scripture passage. The full chapter is available on a link in the blogroll to the right.

“With what shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? 7Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?” 8He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
Micah 6:6-8 NRSV

HOW can others get involved?
Leave a comment, link to this blog on your own site, and most important, click on organizations in the blogroll, like ONE, Moveon.org or Jobs with Justice and join their work for social justice and the spread of God’s word.

WHY are you doing this?
See the scripture at the top of the blog.

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