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Ched Myers

Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries

Ched Myers is an activist theologian and popular educator who?s worked in social change movements for 45 years building literacy and engagement in movements for peace and justice. He?s published many articles (at www.ChedMyers.org) and books including: Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark?s Story of Jesus (Orbis, 1988/2008); Ambassadors of Reconciliation: A N.T. Theology and Diverse Christian Practices of Restorative Justice and Peacemaking (with Elaine Enns, Orbis, 2009); and Our God is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice (with Matthew Colwell, Orbis, 2012). He has taught at seminaries around North America; worked with several social justice organizations; and co-founded collaborative projects including the Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice (http://clbsj.org/). He and Elaine Enns, a restorative justice practitioner, live in southern California where they codirect Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries (www.bcm-net.org).