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For the Health of the Nation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Our uses of the earth must be designed to conserve and renew the Earth rather than to deplete or destroy it. ...

Riding the Whirlwind
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis As the tour continues, a new movement for justice in America is being spread. I can feel it. ...

The Bush Doctrine
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis If the war in Iraq is the 'practical' expression of George Bush's theology of liberty and freedom, the world is ...

Stumping for Values
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The book tour will be a national conversation faith, The day after the election, ...

What's Next?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Neither candidate championed the poor as a moral value A flawed exit poll question ...

Rolling to Overcome Poverty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The 7-year-old's poster said, 'Every Life is Sacred. Stop Poverty.' The children f ...

The Power of Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis There is probably no more divisive time in America than an election season. There is probably no more divisive time in America than an electi ...

The Religous Right Era Is Over
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis God is not a Republican. Or a Democrat. God is not a Republican. God i ...

Take Back the Faith
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The best contribution of religion is precisely not to be a loyal partisan. Many of ...

The Theology of Torture
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Fallible creatures are not to be trusted with empire. Christian theology is uneasy ...

End the Occupation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Events in Iraq dramatically reveal that the U. Events in Iraq dramatically reveal that the U.S. occupation is out of control. In April, U.S. ...

Pro-Life Democrats?
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis There are millions of votes at stake in this liberal miscalculation. The meeting room w ...

The Passion and the Message
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis To focus on the suffering of Christ apart from Jesus' way of the kingdom misses the central point of the gospels. ...

Bring It On
Originally Posted: 07/24/2014 - 10:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis In the recently published collection of excerpts from William Sloane Coffin's speeches and sermons -Credo- appears this g ...

Evangelical Social Conscience
Originally Posted: 07/24/2014 - 10:45am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Our new field organizer for Call to Renewal was working the room at a conference of leaders of local councils of churches and ...

The Democrats' Religion Problem
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 10:15am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The Democrats just got some bad news on religion. The Democrats just got some bad news on religion ...

Choosing Life
Originally Posted: 07/14/2014 - 9:52am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis During the run-up to the Iraq war, I learned two valuable lessons that have stayed with me. Duri ...

Whose Sacrifice?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The beneficiaries of wartime tax cuts and contract deals are nothing less than war profiteers. Al ...

Class Warfare
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'People hate this kind of talk. Raw truth is never popular.' I did a right-wing talk sh ...

The Things That Make for Peace
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:12pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the th ...

The Lessons of War
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 2:58pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The American-led war against Iraq has begun. The American-led war against Iraq has begun. Over the ...

A Momentous Choice
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 1:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Ma ...

Prophetic Leadership
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 1:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Whatever Christians decide about war with Iraq, they must do it on the basis of Christian theology. ...

Disarm Iraq…Without War
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 9:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Saddam Hussein is an evil ruler, no doubt about it. Saddam Hussein is an evil ruler, no doubt abou ...

Amos and WorldCom
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

having improperly recorded $6.4 billion in revenue. WorldCom, where the story continues to unravel, ...

What Must Be Done
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:44am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Having a 3-and-a-half-year-old son has made the horrific revelations about the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests ev ...

Time to Come to Washington
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis For those who care about poverty in America, the coming months are a critical time, a turning point similar to the New Deal of ...

The Sin of Enron
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Sounds like a great Old Testament saga, doesn't it?—the sin of Enron. Well, this may be a more biblical tale than we think ...

Report from Ground Zero
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis I just returned from Ground Zero in New York City. I just returned from Ground Zero in New York C ...

A Light in the Darkness
Originally Posted: 07/01/2014 - 10:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis This edition of Sojourners went to press just as the U.S. military strikes in Afghanistan began, which makes this special issu ...

Courage Among Friends
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis My wife, Joy, my son, Luke, and I had dinner recently with our friend Michael Lerner and his wife, Debora, in their Berkeley, C ...

Terms of Engagement
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Religious leaders demand (and get) help for working families. A dramatic story occurred behind the ...

Eyes on the Prize
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Will witches, cults, and strange religions soon get taxpayers' dollars? In the short period s ...

The Conscience of the State
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Breakfast in the White House can be dangerous to the prophetic vocation. President Bush's sup ...

It Was a Tie
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis President-elect George W. Bush, as a victor who lost the popular vote and won the presidency with a 5-4 Supreme Court decision ...

Lifting All Boats
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 5:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Let the good times roll! President Bill Clinton was absolutely beaming as he reported the U.S. Census Bureau's annual pov ...

Poverty Is Not a Left-Wing Issue
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Overtaking poverty will take all of our best values and insights. In the Faith Works book tour ...

Not Your Average Book Tour
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The last city on my recent Faith Works book tour was Milwaukee. The last city on my recent Faith ...

If Not Me, Who?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The Covenant to Overcome Poverty is as simple as it is potentially life-changing. Seattle now has ...

Seattle: Changing the Rules
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:12pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The real story in Seattle was not the violence of demonstrators nor the misbehavior of police. Fro ...

45 Predictions for the New Millennium
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The Spice Girls won't be remembered. Martin Luther King will. Everyone says, Don’t make predi ...

East Timor
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis A clear moral test Once again this fall, as in Kosovo last spring, the world was confronted with g ...

What's an FBO?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The emergence of the term "faith-based organization" in political discussion (and its acronym FBO) may signal one of ...

Tears of Sorrow and Joy
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Just over 18 months ago, my mother was dancing at my wedding. Only a month later, my mom discovered that she had cancer of the ...

Lessons (Not) Learned
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 8:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis President Clinton said today that recent reports of police misconduct had shaken people’s faith in the police, and he proposed ...

No More Sanctions, No More Bombing
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis United States policy toward Iraq needs a radical change. United States policy toward Iraq needs a r ...

Topple a Tyrant, Protect the Innocent
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis In November, once again, Iraq responded to a military threat and signaled that it would allow U.N. weapons inspectors to resume ...

Clinton's Repentance--And Ours
Originally Posted: 06/19/2014 - 10:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Many of those present for Bill Clinton’s prayer breakfast repentance were moved. Unlike his August 17 address to the nation, t ...

The Body of Christ
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis This summer I taught two weeklong courses, one in western Canada and one in the American Southwest. ...

The One Constant Is Change
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Sojourners Community Sojourners Community It was both a blessing and an opportunity to mee ...