Tony Campolo Quotes

Nine Quotes by: Tony Campolo of Eastern University

It has taken countless hours of prayer, study, conversation and emotional turmoil to bring me to the place where I am finally ready to call for the full acceptance of Christian gay couples into the Church.
Source here on the Internet. Dated: 8th June 2015.
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I donít know what to make of the Muslim mystics, especially those who have come to be known as the Sufis. What do they experience in their mystic experiences? Could they have encountered the same God we do in our Christian mysticism?
Book: by Tony Campolo entitled: Speaking My Mind p149. Published: 21st April 2009.
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We donít have to give up trying to convert each other. What we have to do is show respect to one another. And to speak to each other with a sense that even if people donít convert, they are Godís people, God loves them, and we do not make the judgment of who is going to heaven and who is going to hell. I think that what we all have to do is leave judgment up to God. The Muslim community is very evangelistic, however what Muslims will not do is condemn Jews and Christians to Hell if in fact they do not accept Islam.
Interview with Shane Claibourne. Dated: 2007
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The constant repetition of his name clears my head of everything but the awareness of his presence. By driving back all other concerns, I am able to create what the ancient Celtic Christians called ďthe thin place.Ē The thin place is that spiritual condition wherein the separation between the self and God becomes so thin that God is able to break through and envelop the soul.
Book: by Tony Campolo entitled: Letters to a Young Evangelical (New York, NY: Perseus Books Group (Basic Books), 2006), p. 26 Published: 2006.
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A theology of mysticism provides some hope for common ground between Christianity and Islam. Both religions have within their histories examples of ecstatic union with God, which seem at odds with their own spiritual traditions but have much in common with each other. I do not know what to make of the Muslim mystics, especially those who have come to be known as the Sufis. What do they experience in their mystical experience? Could they have encountered the same God we do in our Christian mysticism?
Book: by Tony Campolo entitled: Speaking My Mind [pp 149,150] Published: 2004.
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The gospel is not about... pie-in-the-sky when they die. ... It is imperative that the up and coming generation recognize that the biblical Jesus was committed to the realization of a new social order in this world.... Becoming a Christian, therefore, is a call to social action.
http://www.crossroad.to/articles2/006/conspiracy2.htm. Dated: March 2002
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The kingdom of God is a glorious and gigantic party!
Source here on the Internet. Dated: 14th January 1990.
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We want to convince the whole human race that there is a God who established the infinite value of every person, who mystically dwells in each person.
Book: by Tony Campolo entitled: A Reasonable Faith: Responding to Secularism [p. 59] Published: 1983.
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I do not mean that others represent Jesus for us. I mean that Jesus actually is present in each other person. {ie Jesus indwells the unsaved}
Book: by Tony Campolo entitled: A Reasonable Faith: Responding to Secularism, (p. 192) Published: 1983.
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