Shane Claiborne - Quotes

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To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has been Christians. ---->>>

Liturgy and worship were never meant to be confined to the cathedrals and sanctuaries. Liturgy at its best can be performed like a circus or theater - making the Gospel visible as a witness to the world around us. ---->>>

The work of community, love, reconciliation, restoration is the work we cannot leave up to politicians. This is the work we are all called to do. ---->>>

We are setting ourselves up for disappointment if our hope is built on anything less than Jesus. ---->>>

Christians who have had so much to say with our mouths and so little to show with our lives. I am sorry that so often we have forgotten the Christ of our Christianity. ---->>>

As an American, and especially as a Christian, I am convinced that a love for our own people is not a bad thing, but love doesn't stop at borders. Love is infinitely boundless and all about holy trespassing and offensive friendships. ---->>>

We need to be politically engaged, but peculiar in how we engage. Jesus and the early Christians had a marvelous political imagination. They turned all the presumptions and ideas of power and blessing upside down. ---->>>

I engage with local politics because it affects people I love. And I engage in national politics because it affects people I love. ---->>>

The more I have read the Bible and studied the life of Jesus, the more I have become convinced that Christianity spreads best not through force but through fascination. ---->>>

Money has power. And so withholding money has power too, especially when a bunch of people do it together. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-11, 1975
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Occupation: Activist
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Shane Claiborne (born July 11, 1975) is a Christian activist and author who is a leading figure in the New Monasticism movement and one of the founding members of the intentional community, the Simple Way, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Claiborne is also a social activist, advocating for nonviolence and service to the poor. He is the author of the book, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical.(wikipedia)