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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
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From the Stacks
Reviews of books from our Library.
- Activist Theology by Robyn Henderson-Espinoza
- When Christians Were Jews: the First Generation by Paula Fredriksen
- Radical Jesus: The Way of Jesus, Then and Now by John Vincent
- The Little Book of Biblical Justice by Chris Marshall
Reading the Bible as an Activist
A lectionary series from the Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice.
- Advent 3: Joy and Justice
- The Messenger and Our Broken Covenants
- Advent One - A Thin Veil of Peace
- Jesus Rules: Reign of Christ Sunday
- Struggling with Faith
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