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Christian Prophets

What Every American Should Know About Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist Prophet

John Stauffer | Posted 03.10.2013 | Religion
John Stauffer

For Douglass, there was an intimate link between individual conversion and social reform. The path of reform flowed outward from self to society. Before eradicating social evil, you first had to purify the self.

Calling A New Generation of Prophets: Any Takers?

Paul N. Markham, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Paul N. Markham, Ph.D.

We need a reawakening that focuses attention away from the differences that keep our nation divided and away from the individualist "anything goes" values of a celebrity consumerist culture.

Life On The Edge: Understanding The Prophetic Position

Fr. Richard Rohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Fr. Richard Rohr

A doorkeeper must love both the inside and the outside of his or her group, and know how to move between these two loves.

Waiting for Sounds of Silence This Advent Season

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sheldon C. Good

In the midst of overscheduled lives, do we create space for God's surprises? Mary and Joseph pleaded with the innkeeper to make room for Jesus. Do we?