Scripture suggests a clear role for government in ensuring the common good.
Some years ago on a trip to the U.K., I walked through the historic Holy Trinity Church on Clapham Common in South London.
My dad was always one to deflect attention from himself and give the glory to God.
The results are good news for those alienated by the political extremes of right and left hungry for a new
Political manipulation of religion only compounded the crime of political neglect of the poor.
George Bush's sense of religion makes him alarmingly self-righteous.
Part three of a dialogue between Jim Wallis and former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed on the question: "What should values voters value most?"
You raise several interesting lines of thought in your response, [...]
This week I welcome Ralph Reed, the former director of the Christian Coalition and one of the most articulate leaders of America's Religious Right, to be my first dialogue partner on God's Politics. We will post our comments and responses to each other, back and forth, all week long--and you can read [...]
I want to welcome you to the first edition of "God's Politics"--The Blog--a new project done in an exciting partnership between Sojourners and Beliefnet. The God's Politics Blog will provide fresh conversation about faith, politics, and society--every day-- from "Jim Wallis and friends." We've [...]
Sojourners and Call to Renewal have joined forces to create a new and much stronger organization.
'Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.' - Isaiah 2:4
For those who run our foreign policy, diplomacy has become a 'weak' word.
Australia is an absolutely beautiful country, and it wasn’t until I got back there (after more than a decade) that I realized how much I missed it.
'I'm tired of those old white guys telling us what to think and do.'
'Have they no shame?' was a frequent response.
The warring factions in Iraq are engaged in a civil war that the U.S. occupation is only making worse.