Posts tagged with ‘Shane Claiborne’

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Some New Books to Explore

by Carl McColman

If this were an ideal world and I had all the time in the universe to do everything I would like, I’d be reading all sorts of books — and writing lengthy reviews of many of them on this blog. But, alas, ours is not an ideal world, and so like everyone else I have […]

A Flock of Books (for the Wild Goose Festival)

by Carl McColman

Here’s a gallery of selected books by some of the speakers, authors, conversationalists, storytellers, and agitators who will be present at the first Wild Goose Festival, to be held in North Carolina this coming June 23-26. If you’re like me, you probably find this list of books in itself to be pretty exciting. Imagine the […]

The Early Goose gets the $99 Worm!

by Carl McColman

Advance tickets are now on sale for the Wild Goose Festival! Now through November 9, early bird tickets are available for the rock-bottom price of $99 ($49 for kids, with special pricing for families and single-parent families). In exchange for your hard-earned cash, your ticket provides you with 3 days of camping and access to […]

Economy of Love

by Carl McColman

Economy of Love: Creating a Community of Enough A Resource of Relational Tithe Video Sessions with Shane Claiborne Kansas City: The House Studio, 2010 Review by Carl McColman “America thrives on a simple message — that what we currently have is not enough. Not big enough, not nice enough, not fast or hip enough.” This […]

The Unformed Future

by Carl McColman

National Catholic Reporter has published a wonderful article about the recent “Emerging Church” conference in Albuquerque, hosted by Richard Rohr and featuring Shane Claiborne, Cynthia Bourgeault, and others. Read about it here: The Unformed Future

New Monasticism

by Carl McColman

New Monasticism: What it Has to Say to Today’s Church By Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2008 Review by Carl McColman “We are waiting not for a Godot, but for another — doubtless very different — St. Benedict,” says Alasdair Macintyre at the conclusion of After Virtue, his withering critique of the ethical […]

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

Prayer is not so much about convincing God to do what we want God to do as it is about convincing ourselves to do what God wants us to do. — Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers