Who is Tony Campolo

Anthony Campolo (born February 25, 1935) is an American sociologist, pastor, author, public speaker and former spiritual advisor to U.S. President Bill Clinton. Campolo is known as one of the most influential leaders in the evangelical left and has been a major proponent of progressive thought and reform within the evangelical community. He has also become a leader of the Red-Letter Christian movement, which aims to put emphasis on the teachings of Jesus. Campolo is a popular commentator on religious, political, and social issues, and has been a guest on programs such as The Colbert Report, The Charlie Rose Show, Larry King Live, Nightline, Crossfire, Politically Incorrect and The Hour.

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Campolo graduated from Eastern College in 1956, and la...
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Cslchsnmore: jesus never says to the poor: ‘come find the church’, but he says to those of us in the church: ‘go into the world and find the poor, hungry, homeless, imprisoned. tony campolo
Cslchsnmore: there are 2,000 verses of scripture that tell us we must be committed to protecting the poor and the oppressed... there is no concern of scripture that is addressed so often and so powerfully as reaching out to the poor. tony campolo
Cslchsnmore: often, we ignore the fact that our spiritual condition and psychological state of mind are highly affected by what is happening to us physically. sometimes depression is simply the result of exhaustion. tony campolo
Josiahhawthorne: jess told me that tony campolo sounds like a slightly calmer lewis black and now i can’t unhear it.
Theb0neless1: "the church is a whore, but she's my mother." –tony campolo, letters to a young evangelical
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Arcades
 by John Milton

Part of an entertainment presented to the Countess Dowager of
Darby at Harefield, by som Noble persons of her Family, who
appear on the Scene in pastoral habit, moving toward the seat
of State with this Song.

I. SONG.

Look Nymphs, and Shepherds look,
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