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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.  

  • 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 LOOK INSIDE "A brave and beautiful memoir that will open up conversations about some of the most neglected, shadowy corners...

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

    By Tyler Sit READ A PREVIEW Shipping now! Also available at: Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million “An eloquent debut...Sit’s wo...

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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 Discover how to break free of fear and live courageously in anxious times. We’re more afraid than ever right now. ...

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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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  • 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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  • Remember Me When...: Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime
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    Remember Me When...: Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime

    by Todd Williams; Illustrations by Ciara Compton LOOK INSIDE  Coming in August - available for order here in July! Available for pre-order here: A...

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  • Anti-Racism 4REALS: Real Talk with Real Strategies in Real Time for Real Change
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    Anti-Racism 4REALS: Real Talk with Real Strategies in Real Time for Real Change

    by Sheila M. Beckford and E. Michelle Ledder Preview Coming Soon Pre-orders from Chalice Press will ship October 2021.  Also pre-order now here:  ...

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  • When Kids Ask Hard Questions, Volume 2: More Faith-Filled Responses for Tough Topics
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    When Kids Ask Hard Questions, Volume 2: More Faith-Filled Responses for Tough Topics

    Edited by Bromleigh McCleneghan and Karen Ware Jackson Preview Coming Soon Coming in October. Available September.  From the creators of When Ki...

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  • In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes Our Lives, and How It Can Save the World
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    In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes Our Lives, and How It Can Save the World

    By Bruce Reyes-Chow LOOK INSIDE Also available at: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Bookshop | Books-a-Million | Cokesbury “A simple, yet staggering ...

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