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A statement on why the Bible isn’t partisan but is inherently political.

Rev. Caleb J. Lines is senior minister at University Christian Church in San Diego, California. He serves on the Board of ProgressiveChristianity.org

Caleb grew up in Missouri and is a lifelong member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has a passion for pursuing social justice for the marginalized, demonstrating the Good News of God’s radically inclusive love, and proclaiming a relevant message for today’s ever-changing world.

Caleb’s views on the intersection of religion and public life have been featured in diverse publications, such as The Nation Magazine, Disciples News Service, Chalice Press, The Christian Left, The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, The Center for Prophetic Imagination, and Sojourners. He currently serves on the national board of Jubilee USA Network.

Before coming to UCC, Caleb served churches and nonprofits in Missouri, Connecticut, and Washington, D.C.

Doctor of Ministry – Duke Divinity School, in progress
Master of Sacred Theology – Yale Divinity School
Master of Divinity – Yale Divinity School
Bachelor of Arts – Missouri State University

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