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"Red Letter Christianity" And The Bible

Shayne Looper | Posted 01.12.2017 | Religion
Shayne Looper

Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne recently published an op-ed piece in the New York Times titled, "The Evangelicalism of Old White Men Is Dead." They w...

No One Is Pro-Abortion (And Few Are Fully Pro-Life)

Christian Piatt | Posted 08.07.2016 | Religion
Christian Piatt

There are some faith leaders within Christianity who vocally and openly criticize what they see as the problems with the arguments made on behalf of a pro-life position based on one's faith.

Marching Through The Desert To End The Death Penalty

Shane Claiborne | Posted 08.17.2014 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

It's 93 degrees in Texas today. And Rev. Jeff Hood is walking 200 miles across the state. What would compel somebody to do that? He wants to end the death penalty... and he is not alone.

How Jesus Took America Hostage -- "American Jesus" the Movie

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.30.2013 | Entertainment
Frank Schaeffer

American Jesus shows that in the American religious community life goes on as if the Enlightenment had never taken place.

Beating AK47s Into Shovels

Shane Claiborne | Posted 10.15.2013 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

It doesn't get much cooler than beating an AK47 into a shovel. We are starting to make a habit of it.

When Doing the Christian Thing Isn't the Right Thing

Greg Damhorst | Posted 09.24.2013 | Religion
Greg Damhorst

I believe that the problem evangelicalism faces today is that we have forgotten the very example that we claim to follow. The example of a servant, preacher, and prophet who was a friend of those that religious leaders considered sinners and outcasts.

WATCH: Shane Claiborne: Violence Is Evil

Travis Reed | Posted 04.29.2013 | Religion
Travis Reed

Every day it seems like we're bombarded with news stories of violence. Shane Claiborne reminds us of Christ's third option to violence and a new narrative for a fractured world.

Recalling Clarence Jordan, Radical Disciple

Greg Carey | Posted 08.03.2012 | Religion
Greg Carey

Clarence Jordan stands among my list of top five Christian heroes, but most folks have never heard of him.

PHOTOS: Farming On Church's Roof Provides Food For A Hungry Community

Posted 04.22.2012 | Religion

In 1984, Rev. Gene Bolin prayed over his church's newly purchased building in a distressed neighborhood in New York City. “God,” the pastor petit...

The Justice Conference Speaks In A Universal Language

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 05.15.2012 | Religion
Cornelia Seigneur

Why did 4,000 people from 41 states and 20 countries come to this, a clearly Christian-faith-based conference on justice?

8 Tips To Revive Your Religious Life In The New Year

Posted 12.31.2011 | Religion

Common wisdom holds that when the 'spark' going out of a couple's relationship, it is a good idea to get creative in rekindling the passion. The same ...

PHOTOS: For Times Such As These: The Radical Christian Witness Of The New Monastics

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

"There is a history of Christians who have "left the world" to save the world -- they often go to the margins and to the abandoned places like the desert. The inner city is our contemporary desert."

Christians Should Be More Than "Gay Okay"

Christian Piatt | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Christian Piatt

To say that something like sexual orientation, race, economic status, gender are not issues to us is to speak from a position of privilege.

"Machine Gun Preacher" Poses Tough Questions

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

And while Sam Childers doesn't condone violence, he asked me what I would want him to do if the child he was trying to save were mine?

WATCH: What Is Shane Claiborne's Favorite Bible Verse?

Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion


WATCH: Shane Claiborne On What It Means To Be A Christian

Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion


Rupert Murdoch: Bible Mogul

Will Braun | Posted 09.14.2011 | Religion
Will Braun

For 23 years, the News Corp family has included the leading seller of the best-selling book in history. I know many Christians see the Bible's publishing stature as validation of their chosen faith, but a savvy entrepreneur could simply see it as a business opportunity.

HuffPost Religion Round-Up, June 27-July 4

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.01.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

America's Holy Day, Sacred Eating, Bible Author(s), Gay Marriage, God's Gender, Pope Tweet, America's Imam, and Mr. Rogers - It has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

'Wild Goose': A New Kind Of Christian Revival

Posted 08.19.2011 | Religion

By Yonat Shimron Religion News Service DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) It's summer. It's hot. It's the South. That must mean it's time for an old-fashioned ca...

My Easter Letter To The IRS

Shane Claiborne | Posted 06.11.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

It has been hard for me to navigate what to do as tax season approaches, with so much of our federal tax money going toward militarism.

A Season for Mischief And Conspiracy: A New Take On Christmas Charity

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

There is something beautiful about giving, generosity and the contagious cheer that fills the world (not just the malls) during Christmas. We just need fresh imagination with how we celebrate amid the frenzy and clutter.

Death Be Not Proud: The Easter Gospel of Non-Violence

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

I am excited to be alive this Easter. I see a movement in the church that is once again looking at the non-violent Jesus with awe and wonder.