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Good news abounds as we work together to unlock the power of the Bible to bring forth justice! On this page you will find organizational updates, biblical reflections, book reviews and other resources for your journey.

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A Tribute to John "Jack" Elliott

Norman Gottwald

John H. Elliott better, known as "Jack," is solidly established in the scholarly world as a master interpreter of 1st Peter and an ardent advocate of social-scientific criticism in biblical studies.

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Re-Potting Update: Help Cultivate our Roots & Shoots!

As we near the close of this year of trauma and transformation, we are glad to be able to provide you with a hope-filled update from the Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice — and to invite you to join with us to strengthen our foundation for the year to come.

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CLBSJ's New Neighbor Hosts a Virtual Indigenous Elders Wisdom Sharing Gathering on Thanksgiving Day

The Sweetwater Cultural Center, an indigenous people’s embassy that opened its doors just down the street from CLBSJ earlier this fall, is hosting an online gathering of talks, stories, ceremony and music at 2pm Eastern Time this Thursday, November 25.

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Activist Theology by Robyn Henderson-Espinoza

From the Stacks

Reviewed by Laura Gottwald

For Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, "activist theology" is an “invitation to enter into a movement of becoming that spirals toward justice.” The author the uses term activist theology “to describe my work of translating theory to action and theology to practice.

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More about our new Board President, Nicholas Johnson

Did You Know?

Did you know that, in addition to being a pastor, a scholar, and an activist, the new President of CLBSJ's Board was once a park ranger?

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Did You Know?

Get to know the people behind the Center & Library for the Bible and Social Justice.

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Reading the Bible as an Activist

A lectionary series from the Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice.

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