The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

The warring factions in Iraq are engaged in a civil war that the U.S. occupation is only making worse.

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I had mostly experienced an American Christianity without Christ.

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Hurricane Katrina opened the eyes of many to the reality of poverty in America. Will we take responsibility for the poor in our land of plenty?

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The Democrats can't even muster the gumption to oppose a government of the wealthy, by the wealthy, and for the wealthy.

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We must rise to the occasion, both spiritually and politically.

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Palestinian grievances are real and justified. So are Israeli fears.

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We must never claim that those who disagree with our judgements are not people of real faith.

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Many people - especially leaders - tried to claim the pope as their own.

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

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

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

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Why can't personal ethics and social justice - together - become a real political choice?

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The book tour will be a national conversation faith,

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Neither candidate championed the poor as a moral value

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

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For many people of faith, the elections have shown that what is needed is nothing short of a new confession of Christ.

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God is not a Republican. Or a Democrat.

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

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Fallible creatures are not to be trusted with empire.

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