Shane Claiborne graduated from
Eastern University and performed graduate work at Princeton Seminary. His ministry
experience is varied, from a ten-week stint working alongside Mother Teresa in
Calcutta to a year spent serving a wealthy mega-congregation at Willow Creek
Community Church outside Chicago. During the recent war in Iraq, he spent three
weeks in Baghdad with the Iraq Peace Team. He is also a founding partner of the
Simple Way, a faith community in inner city Philadelphia. He writes and travels
extensively, speaking about peacemaking, social justice, and Jesus. He is
featured in the DVD series Another World Is Possible and is the author of the
several books, including The Irresistible
Revolution, Jesus for President,
and Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers.
His work has been featured in everything from Fox News and CNN to the Wall
Street Journal and National Public Radio.