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Religion and Ethics Newsweekly Press Items
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discusses the appointees to President Barack Obama’s new advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and describes what they will be doing.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton talks with Rev. Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine and author of THE GREAT AWAKENING, about how the financial crisis may affect the presidential campaign. Wallis describes how the candidates should be framing the moral dimensions of the crisis and what principles he thinks voters should be considering at the ballot box.
Bob Abernethy of Religion and Ethics Newsweekly interviews Rev. Jim Wallis and Father Jim Martin about the religious aspects of the financial crisis and the proposals to solve it.
Kim Lawton examines the nomination of Sarah Palin as John McCain's running mate and talks to Jim Wallis.
Jim Wallis wrote to both presidential candidates last month on behalf of the religious leaders in his broad-based Call to Renewal Coalition. He suggested they use the issue of child poverty to further explain how their faith might impact their politics.