About Brian McLaren

Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and public theologian. A former college English teacher and pastor, he is an ecumenical global networker among innovative Christian leaders.

A Prison of Cruelty: End Injustice in Criminal Justice System

When some friends began talking to me about the need for prison reform a few years ago, I was already on the verge of “issue fatigue.” I was already committed to a number of important issues, from abolishing nuclear weapons to reducing carbon emissions, from national immigration reform to the Fair Food Campaign, from care for returning veterans — especially those suffering from moral injury — to promoting a regenerative economy, from seeking equal rights for LGBT persons to opposing our … [Read more...]