The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

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

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

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‘ Hear this, you that trample on the poor and take from them their jobs and
retirement funds.

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Having a 3-and-a-half-year-old son has made the horrific revelations about the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests even more abhorrent.

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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 1930s or the War on Poverty in the 1960s.

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Just exactly how are nuclear weapons supposed to help us wipe out terrorism?

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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.

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A return to the Dark Ages? Or a modern rebellion against secularism? Either way—as we've so painfully learned—we ignore this phenomenon at our grave peril.

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I just returned from Ground Zero in New York City.

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Theologians of nonviolence wrestle with how to resist terrorism.

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This edition of Sojourners went to press just as the U.S. military strikes in Afghanistan began, which makes this special issue even more critical. 

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A religious response to terrorism

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

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You wouldn't know it from media reports, but there's a hopeful movement being born in the Middle East

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An interview with Palestinian Christian Jonathan Kuttab.

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Religious leaders demand (and get) help for working families.

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Will witches, cults, and strange religions soon get taxpayers' dollars?

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An interview with John DiIulio, point man for the White House's controversial new 'faith-based' initiative.

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