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Ten Commandments for Atheists: A Guide for Nonbelievers Who Want to Explore Their Values
Originally Posted: 11/20/2014 - 4:20pm | Type: Blog

“There are lots of books out there about why you should not believe in God,” Bayer said. “But there aren’t any about what do secular people believe in. I think that’s the question John and I felt hadn’t been a ...

Full-Body Repentance
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 8:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Forgive Us, by Mae Elise Cannon, Lisa Sharon Harper, Troy Jackson, and Soong-Chan Rah.  THE CRY OF the church to the world should be “Forgive us.” At a time when the American ...

Life After A Death
Originally Posted: 10/20/2014 - 12:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Pilgrimage through Loss: Pathways to Strength and Renewal after the Death of a Child, by Linda Lawrence Hunt. Westminster J ...

Sam Harris Wants Atheists – And Everyone Else – to Get Spirituality
Originally Posted: 09/10/2014 - 3:48pm | Type: Blog

Uber-atheist Sam Harris is getting all spiritual. In his new book, “ Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion ,” the usually outspoken critic of religion describes how spirituality can and must be divorced from religion if the human mind ...

Bonhoeffer's Harlem Renaissance
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 9:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Reggie L. Williams Excerpt from Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus: Harlem Renaissance Theology and an Ethic of Resistance, by Reggie L. Williams ...

Taking the Long Road Home
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 9:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus. IVP Books. HERE’S WHAT Slow Ch ...

An Ambiguous Political Prophet
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 9:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Colamosca The Kennan Diaries. W. W. Norton & Company. THE KENNAN DIARIES , carefully edited by Fr ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 9:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter The Disposable Project by Raul Guerrero / Jesus Was a Migrant by Deirdre Cornell / The New Black by Yoruba Richen / How to B ...

A Handbook for Justice
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 9:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Wilkes Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World. IVP Books. FAITH-ROOT ...

Sins of Omission
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 9:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Jennifer Moon Tea Party Catholic: The Catholic Case for Limited Government, a Free Economy, and Human Flourishing. The Crossroad Publishi ...

May Our Tweets Rise Up Like Incense
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Donna Schaper From the Psalms to the Cloud: Connecting to the Digital Age. Pilgrim Press. YOU DON’T HAVE to b ...

Letting Go—And Its Complications
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Brittany Shoot The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World. HarperOne. FORGI ...

Breaking Down the Invisible Walls
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Herring Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart. IVP Books. OVER THE PAST 2, ...

VIDEO: Matthew Vines on "God and the Gay Christian"
Originally Posted: 05/19/2014 - 2:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Matthew Vines sits down with Sojourners to discuss his first book, God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of ...

My Dad's Worst Day
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 2:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Matthew Vines Excerpt from God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines, Convergent Books OURS IS A CHRISTIAN F ...

Tapping the Sacred Power of Song
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Sophia Har Music as Prayer: The Theology and Practice of Church Music, by Thomas H. Troeger MUSIC IS OFTEN re ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 04/23/2014 - 1:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter St. Peter's B List: Contemporary Poems Inspired by the Saints by Ave Maria Press / Making Neighborhoods Whole: A Handbo ...

Protest and Praise
Originally Posted: 04/23/2014 - 1:08pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Hirschfield Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life. University of Illinois Press.A Poet's Revolution: The Life of Denise Leverto ...

Not a 'Women's Issue'
Originally Posted: 04/23/2014 - 1:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Gerhardt The Cross and Gendercide: A Theological Response to Global Violence Against Women and GIrls, by Elizabeth Gerhardt ...

The Price of Conscience
Originally Posted: 04/23/2014 - 1:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites During the Great War. Johns Hopkins University Press ...

VIDEO: Host Your Own Agape Meal
Originally Posted: 03/28/2014 - 2:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Kraybill Ben Sutter Create your own scene from Corinth. ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Just Jesus by Walter Wink with Steven Berry / On "Strangers No Longer" by Paulist Press / Eve by Angélique Kidjo / ...

Coloring the Story
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Ben Sutter Radical Jesus: A Graphic History of Faith. Herald Press. THE GRAPHIC NOVEL  Radical Jesus , edit ...

Bringing the Word to Life
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation. Herald Press. ONE YEAR MY small group decided to ha ...

The Harvest of Fidelity
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger This Day: New & Collected Sabbath Poems. Counterpoint. THE STILL, ATTENTIVE, affectiona ...

The Hidden Plague the World Has Missed
Originally Posted: 02/07/2014 - 4:12pm | Type: Blog

A look at a deeper, much darker, problem below the surface of poverty explained in Gary Haugen's new book, 'The Locust Effect.' When we think about the poor of the ...

A Spirituality of Solitude
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 9:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Hirschfield Marking the centennial of pacifist poet William Stafford Miles of yellow wheat bend; the ...

Birmingham Before the Dream
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 9:30am | Type: Magazine Article

The Rev. José Humphreys Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church. IVP Books. ...

Church to Go
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 9:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Melanie Mullen City of God: Faith in the Streets. Jericho Books. IN HER LATEST book, Sara Miles—author of the ...

Tales of the Disobedient
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Patrick O'Neill Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace. Cascade Books SHORTLY AFTER ...

Telling the Forbidden Truth
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Kraybill Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank About Faith. White Cloud Press THE WOMEN I ...

God Loves Our Bikini Bodies
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Leah Kostamo Planted: A Story of Creation, Calling, and Community by Leah Kostamo MY MOTHER-IN-LAW wears a bi ...

Saving What We Love
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Margaret Atwood A hopeful encounter with real-life "God's Gardeners." I MET MARKKU and Leah Ko ...

Pax on Both Their Houses
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Getman Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. North Atlantic Books. ...

Brothers in Faith and Defiance
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Colamosca No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State. New York Review ...

Cowboys, Indians, and Reconciliation?
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Buffalo Shout, Salmon Cry: Conversations on Creation, Land Justice, and Life Together. Herald Press ...

A Pilgrimage Not of Her Choosing
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Debbie McLeod Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic. Knopf. I CAN’T WRITE a completely unbiased, academic revie ...

Works of Economic Fiction
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg The Fatherless series (book one and two). FaithWords. JAMES DOBSON and Kurt Bruner get thr ...

Faith and the Executioner
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Tobias Winright Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty. Liturgical Press. IN ...

Digging
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrea Ferich Bury the Dead: Stories of Death and Dying, Resistance and Discipleship, edited by Laurel Dykstra ...

Spiritual Cultivation
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 8:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrea Ferich Soil and Sacrament: A Spiritual Memoir of Food and Faith. Simon & Schuster. SOIL AND SACR ...

Fields of Faith and Doubt
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 8:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Baseball as a Road to God. Gotham Books. IN MY MEMORY from nearly 50 years ago, the great pitcher ...

Coloring in Oppression
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 8:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Rosemary Radford Ruether Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and its Relevance Today. Strategic Book Publishing. ...

The Danger of 'Orphan Theology'
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 8:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Brittany Shoot Kathryn Joyce Has the uptick in Christians eager to adopt overseas done ...

Toward Life Abundant
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 8:38am | Type: Magazine Article

David P. Gushee Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation. Fortress Press. CYNTHIA MOE- ...

Misery Loves Comedy
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 8:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Nadia Bolz-Weber Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint by Nadia Bolz-Weber DURING MY E ...

Lessons in Creating Ubuntu
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Getman Conversations in Transition: Leading South African Voices. David Philip Publishers Conversations ...

Church of the Open Doors
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Brittany Shoot Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change at a Community Called Glide. HarperOne ...

A New Wave
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Betsy Shirley The Evangelicals You Don't Know: Introducing the Next Generation of Christians. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers ...

Children of the Street
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Bobbi Buchanan Anonymity. Köhler Books INTRIGUING AND believable characters are part of what makes Janna McMa ...