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In these times rife with anger and division, Chalice Press offers practical resources to help you grapple with today's most critical issues and respond faithfully.

Activism & Social Justice

You want to change the world. So do we.

In these times rife with anger and division, Chalice Press offers practical resources to help you grapple with today's most critical issues and respond faithfully. Our collection features award-winning titles from a diverse group of leading progressive Christian voices to help you engage today's urgent social issues, including racism, LGBTQ+ inclusion, climate change, suicide, mental illness, religious tolerance and cooperation, and more.  

  • The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences
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    The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences

    By Carolyn B. Helsel, Y. Joy Harris-Smith Read a Preview Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million |  Recommended by th...

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  • Healing Racial Divides: Finding Strength in Our Diversity
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    Healing Racial Divides: Finding Strength in Our Diversity

    By Terrell Carter Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million | Christianbook.com  Book Preview "Carter’s wise work will co...

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  • Stakes Is High: Race, Faith, and Hope for America
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    Stakes Is High: Race, Faith, and Hope for America

    By Michael W. Waters Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million | Christianbook.com  Book Preview Foreword by Vashti Murp...

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  • Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism
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    Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism

    By Carolyn B. Helsel Read a Preview "Book of the Year" Award (2019) —Academy of Parish Clergy "Wait, we're talking about what? I'm not so sure I wa...

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  • Acting on Faith: Stories of Courage, Activism, and Hope Across Religions
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    Acting on Faith: Stories of Courage, Activism, and Hope Across Religions

    By Diane Faires Beadle, Jamie Lynn Haskins Read a Preview Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million |  "I LOVE this b...

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  • Pre-Post-Racial America: Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines
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    Pre-Post-Racial America: Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines

    By Sandhya Rani Jha BOOK PREVIEW Those people. Their issues. The day’s news and the ways we treat each other, overtly or subliminally, prove we a...

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  • Holy Chaos: Creating Connections in Divisive Times
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    Holy Chaos: Creating Connections in Divisive Times

    By Amanda Henderson Read a Preview Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million |  For those who care about the bonds of fa...

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  • Fear Not: Living Grace and Truth in a Frightened World
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    Fear Not: Living Grace and Truth in a Frightened World

    By Eric H.F. Law Read a Preview Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million |   "I related to this book so much--to how trapped in ...

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  • Outlandish: An Unlikely Messiah, a Messy Ministry, and the Call to Mobilize
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    Outlandish: An Unlikely Messiah, a Messy Ministry, and the Call to Mobilize

    By Derek Penwell Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million | Christianbook.com  Read a Preview Jesus did everything wro...

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  • For Such a Time as This: Hope and Forgiveness after the Charleston Massacre
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    For Such a Time as This: Hope and Forgiveness after the Charleston Massacre

    By Sharon Risher with Sherri Wood Emmons Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million |  Book Preview As featured on the T...

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  • Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation
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    Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation

    By Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Barbara Zelter Read a Preview "Powerful God-rooted words, yearning for equality and justice for all." –Sojourners I...

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  • Transforming Communities: How People Like You are Healing Their Neighborhood
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    Transforming Communities: How People Like You are Healing Their Neighborhood

    By Sandhya Rani Jha Book Preview The world around us is a wreck. When there’s so much conflict around the country and around the corner, it’s easy ...

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  • Sustaining Hope in an Unjust World: How to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up
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    Sustaining Hope in an Unjust World: How to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up

    By Timothy Charles Murphy Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million | Christianbook.com  Book Preview "Gripping stories...

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  • Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood
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    Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood

    By Patrick B. Reyes Book Preview Foreword by Jimmy Santiago Baca Winner, 2019 Hispanic Theological Initiative Book of the Year When the screams of...

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  • Military Moral Injury and Spiritual Care: A Resource for Religious Leaders and Professional Caregivers
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    Military Moral Injury and Spiritual Care: A Resource for Religious Leaders and Professional Caregivers

    By Nancy J. Ramsay, Carrie Doehring Read a Preview How do you care for veterans suffering from the moral trauma of war? Military moral injury des...

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  • Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community
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    Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community

    By Leah Gunning Francis BOOK PREVIEW Foreword by Jim WallisRecommended in Religion News Service's 2015 Gift SuggestionsThe shooting death of Michae...

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  • Better: Waking Up to Who We Could Be
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    Better: Waking Up to Who We Could Be

    By Melvin Bray Foreword by Brittney Cooper Read a Preview “Lord have mercy—I needed BETTER.” ―Glennon Doyle, NYT bestselling author of Untamed a...

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  • Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family, and Church
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    Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family, and Church

    By Sarah Griffith Lund Book Preview When do you learn that “normal” doesn’t include lots of yelling, lots of sleeping, lots of beating? In Blessed...

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  • The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb: A Spirituality for Leadership in a Multicultural Community
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    The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb: A Spirituality for Leadership in a Multicultural Community

    By Eric H.F. Law From the author of the best-selling Holy Currencies series, Eric H. F. Law, this groundbreaking work explores how certain culture...

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  • Unified We Are a Force: How Faith and Labor Can Overcome America's Inequalities
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    Unified We Are a Force: How Faith and Labor Can Overcome America's Inequalities

    By Joerg Rieger, Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger Book Preview A "Best Books of 2016" selection by Ponderings On a Faith Journey!The American dream of “pu...

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  • Organizing Church: Grassroots Practices for Embodying Change in Your Congregation, Your Community, and Our World
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    Organizing Church: Grassroots Practices for Embodying Change in Your Congregation, Your Community, and Our World

    By Tim Conder, Dan Rhodes Book Preview The 21st century is the age of community organizing, from rallies in the streets to online movements for c...

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  • Native Americans, the Mainline Church, and the Quest for Interracial Justice
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    Native Americans, the Mainline Church, and the Quest for Interracial Justice

    By David Phillips Hansen BOOK PREVIEW The Native American drive for self-governance is the most important civil rights struggle of our time — a st...

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  • Something in the Water: A 21st Century Civil Rights Odyssey
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    Something in the Water: A 21st Century Civil Rights Odyssey

    By Michael W. Waters Foreword by Beto O’Rourke LOOK INSIDE (coming soon) Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million  Coming January ...

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  • The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty
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    The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty

    By Jeff Hood Book Preview "This is in-your-face, aggressive theology at its best. It's grimy, gritty, and has no trouble holding its audience's fee...

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