146: Voting, Part 2 with Nekeisha Alayna Alexis

nekeisha-alayna-alexis-finalNekeisha Alayna Alexis is an independent scholar with wide-ranging interests related to human and other animal liberation. She orients her life toward undoing oppression through her vegan practice, teaching and writing, and various types of organizing in her community. She is co-founder and co-organizer of Jesus Radicals, an online space for exploring faith, politics and the particular connections between anarchism and Christianity, and host of its Iconocast Canvas podcast. She works at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary on the communication team and as the intercultural competence and undoing racism coordinator.

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For personal musings check out her two blogs: Critical Animal and Every Day Oppression

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2 thoughts on “146: Voting, Part 2 with Nekeisha Alayna Alexis

  1. While I still plan on voting, this was a very insightful and
    intelligent take on not voting as a Christian. I love the concept of
    still being an active part of the election process that Nekeisha
    proposes. So it’s not about being apathetic, but taking a theological
    stance on why not to vote. It’s interesting to me, and potentially to
    other listeners that this is not her first presidential election in
    which she won’t be voting, but has been a lifestyle choice of hers for a
    while now. My favorite thing that she said: “Christianity is an
    invitation to a community where social hierarchies
    don’t limit us from being in right relationship with one another.” I
    especially love this comment through the lens of shalom community and
    justice: right relationship.

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