Shane Claiborne





Shane Claiborne

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My love of God and my love of the arts seem to have begun simultaneously. I can not remember which awed me first. By age eight I was both an avid collector of crucifix pendants and a writer of poems. Thankfully those first poems are lost somewhere on the African continent.

Fast forward years later through stints in English boarding school, pew-warming in Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches, study in Bolivia, seemingly endless nights sleeping on a Kenyan animal reserve, annual mission trips guiding college kids through Central America, and now, settled life in quiet North Carolina, I am still in love with God and with the arts.

After having spent the a few years serving as the Director of the Center for Theological Writing...more


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On Nov. 5 folks all over the world will divest from Wall Street and its banks … in order to invest in a better world.

Ideologies alone are not enough. There came a point in the movement to abolish slavery where ideology required responsibility. As one abolitionist said, "The only way to be a good slave-owner is to refuse to be a slave-owner." To truly be against slavery also meant that you didn'... Read more of this blog post »
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“Most good things have been said far too many times and just need to be lived.”
Shane Claiborne

“And I think that's what our world is desperately in need of - lovers, people who are building deep, genuine relationships with fellow strugglers along the way, and who actually know the faces of the people behind the issues they are concerned about.”
Shane Claiborne, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

“Mother Theresa always said, "Calcuttas are everywhere if only we have eyes to see. Find your Calcutta.”
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