Topic: Chapter & Verse

  • After seeing Merton: A Film Biography on Thirteen, James Martin left his career in corporate American to become a Jesuit Priest. Today, Father Martin credits the program for helping him find his true calling.
     

    August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • By Mark Silk, Contributing Editor, RNS
    Since taking office five years ago, Pope Francis has carried the torch for progressive Catholic reform. His modest lifestyle and commitment to “a poor Church for the poor,” his emphasis on mercy, and his attacks … More

    August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Suicide Attempt Survivors – Out of the Shadows                                         
    by David Tereshchuk
    “I’m sorry. I just can’t. If I appear in public and say honestly what happened with me – who knows what the fall-out may be.” Such has been the anxious … More

    July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

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    The Rev. Jacqui Lewis, a senior minister at Middle Collegiate Church and co-founder of The Middle Project, is working to use religion to talk about issues of race, gender and equality. Joining her in this approach is a Muslim activist … More

    July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Otis Moss III grew up in a preacher’s household where he was inspired, at an early age, by the tradition of storytelling. From scripture to superheroes, Moss talks about how storytelling became the way to know “who we are and … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Linda Sarsour seeks to be an uncomfortable leader, challenging people’s ideas of women, mothers and Muslims. Fierce, fearless, and outspoken, she’s never known to back down from injustice. Linda talks about how her faith moves her in building intersectional movements, … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Best-selling author Brian McLaren grew up as a Christian fundamentalist where rock and roll was the devil. His religious journey led him to confront issues of social and racial justice. Brian talks about the corrupting force of racism in evangelical … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Ruby Sales, the legendary civil rights activist, and Traci Blackmon, a spiritual leader of the Black Lives Movement, talk about being born into the tradition of youth uprisings. For generations, black youths have sacrificed their lives in service of social … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • A Sikh American, Valarie began organizing against hate crimes after a family friend was murdered in Arizona in the first hate crime committed after 9/11. Kaur’s activism is rooted in dispelling stereotypes and telling stories that humanize us as Americans. … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • As a tireless advocate for the poor, Sister Simone Campbell believes the main tenet of the Catholic faith is being responsible not just for ourselves but for each other as well. Sister Simone discusses the immorality of the recent Tax … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

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