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Highlights from the archive

Shane Claiborne – A Faith Not Worth Fighting For (N151)

Shane Claiborne has been an inspiration to many ever since his book The Irresistible Revolution came out, with its ‘What if Jesus really meant what he said’ message. For the last 20 years Shane has been trying to live out Jesus’s message in a deprived area of Philadelphia, where he founded the new monastic community, The Simple Way. This journey has led him to a commitment to non-violence, ‘from womb to tomb’, which has been tested on many occasions. So tune in for a challenging and counter-cultural conversation.

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Tom Wright – The Day the Revolution Began (N141)

With Easter fast approaching, we thought it was about time we had a fresh look at the central symbol of our faith, the cross. So we hit the road, along with musician David Benjamin Blower, and headed off to Tom Wright’s house in Scotland. We asked Tom how through the cross Jesus’s revolution began, and why after 2000 year does it often look like the revolution is struggling to transform the world. 

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Rachel Held Evans – Losing My [Evangelical] Religion (N97)

Rachel Held Evans is a hugely successful and influential progressive Christian blogger, author and speaker. We talk to Rachel about her journey from a conservative evangelical faith characterised by certainty, to wrestling with questions, doubt, cynicism and despair, through to a new kind of faith. And we discuss the trials and tribulations of embarking on this journey under the gaze of social media. It’s a fascinating and insightful story.

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