Dorothy Day: “Don’t Call Me a Saint”

By Shane Claiborne This morning, at the National Prayer Breakfast, Barack Obama named Dorothy Day as a “great reformer in American history”.  Who woulda thunk it? I think J. Edgar Hoover called her a threat to national security. Here’s the exact quote from the President’s speech: We can’t leave our values at the door.  If [Read More…]

Testimony from the Circle of Prayer: Steve Harper

At the Rutba House, we’ve learned from experience about our need for prayer. Thankfully, God has sent friends to help us open up the storehouse of the church’s liturgical prayer tradition. A little over a year ago, we teamed up with friends from The Simple Way to release Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals [Read More…]