Shane Claiborne is a name known to many mainline Christians, Evangelicals, and Emergent Church devotees. Shane’s lifestyle of simplicity and solidarity with the poor echoes the lifestyle of Jesus in ways bound to make even the most devoted among us uncomfortable. In this episode, we will talk with the always provocative Shane Claiborne, who in his latest book, takes on the American system of mass incarceration, and most notably, the death penalty. We’ll talk with Shane about the how people of color are disproportionately sentenced to death in the United States, the problem of false convictions, and the disturbing reality that areas populated by Christians also tend to be areas most likely to hand out the death penalty.
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April 17, 2020 Subject:
Radical lifestyle of Jesus and Shane Claiborne
I love Shane Claiborne for he is a role model to look up to. His lifestyle is what we Americans should be doing if we truly love Jesus. Jesus challenged disciples to follow His ways even when the world does contrary actions against Christ. Claiborne's radical actions are inspirational and shocking. In amidst of worldly selfishness, Jesus' way of loving the ordinary is beautiful, moving, and amazing.