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Julie Clawson

Julie Clawson is the author of Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices (IVP 2009). She blogs and

Blog Posts by Julie Clawson

Posted by Julie Clawson 2 years 42 weeks ago
I have a love/hate relationship with the Olympics. I love the pageantry and global drama of it all. And even as one who hardly ever watches sports (I make exceptions for Roller Derby and Quidditch),...
Posted by Julie Clawson 2 years 46 weeks ago
The 2012 Wild Goose Festival East wrapped up just under a week ago and I am still trying to process my experience there. As I tweeted as I drove away from the fest, I left feeling exhausted, hopeful...
Posted by Julie Clawson 3 years 17 weeks ago
Beyond the typical objections that the Harry Potter books will turn children into Satan-worshipers and encourage them to disrespect authority, one mom complained that she found it inappropriate that...
Posted by Julie Clawson 3 years 18 weeks ago
I’ll admit, I follow a few celebrities on Twitter — especially the writers and actors of my favorite sci-fi shows. If I didn’t love Firefly/Serenity and Chuck, I probably wouldn’t be following ...
Posted by Julie Clawson 3 years 36 weeks ago
I woke up on the morning of September 11, 2001 both nervous and excited. I had spent the last two months slowly proceeding through the application and interview process for an entry-level editorial...

Articles by Julie Clawson

What The Hunger Games and the gospels have in common.

To survive in a quickly diversifying global church, the emerging church movement must do a better job of opening up its doors -- and pursuing justice.