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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.  

  • 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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  • 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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  • Urbansouls: reflections on youth, religion, and hip-hop culture
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    Urbansouls: reflections on youth, religion, and hip-hop culture

    By Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou “Rev. Osagyefo Sekou is one of the most courageous and prophetic voices of our time.”—Cornel West, Princeton University Urb...

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  • Gods, Gays, and Guns : Religion and the Future of Democracy
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    Gods, Gays, and Guns : Religion and the Future of Democracy

    by Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou "Rev. Osagyefo Sekou is one of the most courageous and prophetic voices of our time." --Cornel West, Princeton University“D...

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  • The Word at the Crossings: Living the Good News in a Multicontextual Community
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    The Word at the Crossings: Living the Good News in a Multicontextual Community

    By Eric H.F. Law BOOK PREVIEW Eric Law believes that we are called by God to actively seek encounters with people who are different from us becaus...

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  • Out of the Shadows, into the Light: Christianity and Homosexuality
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    Out of the Shadows, into the Light: Christianity and Homosexuality

    Edited by Miguel A. De La Torre Conducting a nonthreatening and accessible conversation about an issue that is presently tearing many churches and...

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  • If Eve Only Knew: Freeing Yourself from Biblical Womanhood and Becoming All God Means for You to Be
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    If Eve Only Knew: Freeing Yourself from Biblical Womanhood and Becoming All God Means for You to Be

    By Kendra Weddle, Melanie Springer Mock BOOK PREVIEW “She is a godly woman.” “True love waits." Are these phrases and many others about gender tr...

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  • I Heart Sex Workers
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    I Heart Sex Workers: A Christian Response to People in the Sex Trade

    By Lia Claire Scholl BOOK PREVIEW I Heart Sex Workers examines the forces leading individuals into prostitution, whether through coercion, choice,...

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  • Defrocked: How a Father's Act of Love Shook the United Methodist Church
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    Defrocked: How a Father's Act of Love Shook the United Methodist Church

    By Franklyn Schaefer, Sherri Wood Emmons In Defrocked, Franklyn Schaefer tells the story of officiating at his son’s same-sex marriage and, six ye...

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  • Towards the "Other America": Anti-Racist Resources for White People Taking Action for Black Lives Matter
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    Towards the "Other America": Anti-Racist Resources for White People Taking Action for Black Lives Matter

    By Chris Crass BOOK PREVIEW Order the paperback version now from Amazon. Also available as a FREE PDF: Fill out this short sign-up form to order a...

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  • Siblings by Choice: Race, Gender, and Violence
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    Siblings by Choice: Race, Gender, and Violence

    By Archie Smith, Jr., Ursula Riedel-Pfaefflin BOOK PREVIEW Exploring the historical, social, political, economic, and ecological dynamics that sha...

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

    By Sandhya Rani Jha   Hardcover edition available through Amazon.com Those people. Their issues. The day's news and the ways we treat each other,...

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  • Faith after Ferguson: Resilient Leadership in Pursuit of Racial Justice
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    Faith after Ferguson: Resilient Leadership in Pursuit of Racial Justice

    By Leah Gunning Francis Coming Summer 2021; available for order here in July. Pre-order NOW: Bookshop.org | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-M...

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  • Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers
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    Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers

    By Tyler Sit LOOK INSIDE Also available at: Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million  “So smart, so fresh, and so bursting with en...

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  • A Bridge in Babylon: Stories of a Military Chaplain in Iraq
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    A Bridge in Babylon: Stories of a Military Chaplain in Iraq

    by Owen R. Chandler LOOK INSIDE Coming in June; available for purchase here in May Pre-order Now: Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & N...

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  • Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White People Talk Faithfully about Racism, Second Edition
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    Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White People Talk Faithfully about Racism, Second Edition

    By Carolyn B. Helsel LOOK INSIDE Pre-order: Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million Still anxious to talk about racism? While we k...

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  • Remember Me When...
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    Remember Me When...

    by Todd Williams; Illustrations by Ciara Compton LOOK INSIDE (Coming Soon!) Coming in July; available for purchase here in June Pre-order Here: Boo...

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  • To My Beloveds: Letters on Faith, Race, Loss, and Radical Hope
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    To My Beloveds: Letters on Faith, Race, Loss, and Radical Hope

    by Jennifer Bailey PREVIEW COMING SOON Coming in September - available for purchase here in August How do we heal today’s grief and loss to become...

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