Celeste Kennel-Shank

Celeste Kennel-Shank is a Sojourners contributing writer. This article first appeared in the August 2010 issue of Sojourners magazine.

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Prescription: Reform

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 03-01-2011

The affordable health-care act is already saving lives.

No Other Gods

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 08-01-2010
Why national flags don't belong in church.

Why National Flags Don't Belong in Church

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 07-20-2010

When I first heard the announcement to rise for "the presentation of the colors," I didn't understand what that was.

Building Together on the Rock

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 09-01-2009

Churches Supporting Churches gets congregations into partnership -- and policy.

The New Environmental Advocates

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 05-01-2009

Chicago's Wilbur Wright College helps workers turn blue collars to green.

Stem Cells and Human Dignity

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 03-01-2008
Christians opposed to research on human embryos are hoping a new technique will allow scientists to produce stem cells without destroying embryos.

No Time for Retreat

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 12-01-2007
The difficulty - and necessity - of finding a middle ground on stem cells.

Living in God's House

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 09-01-2007

Finding sanctuary in a Chicago storefront church.

Mr. Peabody's Coal Train

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 09-01-2006

Beginning with churches near the coalfields, more than 750 local and national religious leaders have put forth “A Call for Justice at Peabody Energy” that backs miners seeking to organi

Toward a Responsible Sexual Ethic

by Celeste Kennel-Shank 08-01-2006

Since 2004, a diverse group of religious leaders, reproductive rights advocates, and medical professionals have met to talk about sex.