The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

It's more human to deny the evidence, attack the messengers, and try to delay any response.

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There are more gun dealers in America than McDonald's restaurants.

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Jim Wallis interviews Richard Viguerie, a law-and-order conservative, on the death penalty and prison reform.

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Attitudes toward capital punishment are changing, including among conservatives.

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Take heart! A new generation is ready to lead.

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It is contrary to Christian values to use attacks on welfare to win white votes.

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The faith agenda in an election year? Start with "the least of these."

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No, that isn’t a typo. Sojourners stood side by side with Focus on the Family to draw attention to the plight of millions who have been caught up in a broken system.

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Our call from God is to offer hope where nobody else does.

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The lion helped inspire my hope to write a biblical and theological defense of the common good, something that has been almost lost in our age of selfishness.

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The war in Iraq was fundamentally a war of choice, and it was the wrong choice.

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Evangelicals run the political gamut from conservative and moderate to progressive and decidedly liberal. To suggest that most evangelicals reside on the far right is simply not true.

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Nonviolence is not just a critical tactic but a necessary commitment.

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For 40 years, Sojourners has been fighting the good fight. Where do we go from here?

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People of faith, at our best, are the ultimate independents.

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A conservative Republican member of Congress talks about his journey of repentance for supporting the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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America should be a safe place for people of all faiths.

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It's a consistent storyline in the media, involving powerful men in politics, sports, business, and religion: Men behave with utter disregard for the dignity and humanity of women -- using and abusing them at will, and acting as if they believe that they are entitled to do so.

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In this fallen world we are often faced with imperfect choices in response to clear evil.

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Tough choices are now upon us -- but they must be smart, courageous, and compassionate. 

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