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.

Early life and education

Campolo graduated from Eastern College in 1956, and la...
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Elizabethw46811: if marriage really is a sacred institution, then why is the government controlling it, especially in a nation that affirms separation of church and state?,tony campolo,government, why, nation ,
Stuartmwrites: and if you’re more offended by jo saying ‘men in frocks’ than the actual story, i refer you to tony campolo.
Wiltcherl: 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
Davidblenko: putting religion and politics together is like mixing ice cream with horse manure. it doesn’t hurt the horse manure; it ruins the ice cream ~ tony campolo
Cvcroninvejar: 2/3 the "bad guys" in this weird christofascist cosplay are screaming "verga!" in spanish, while they run around with guns (please don't be real guns!?!). it reminds me of the scandal that brewed after tony campolo said "shit" in church in 1982.
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