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Mother Jones (San Francisco) 09/06/2006
USA Today has a piece today about the site in which Jim Wallis of Sojourners (inevitably) pops up to say, “Some Democrats or some interest groups in...
The Boston Globe 09/06/2006
Dan Wakefield's new book joins a library's worth of recent alarums about the religious right, so ominous in their predictions of disaster...
Christianity Today 09/06/2006
In his widely noted God's Politics, Jim Wallis writes, "The place to begin to understand the politics of God is with the Prophets."...
Palm Beach Post 09/04/2006
When Randall Balmer wrote Thy Kingdom Come, which criticized the religious right, he knew that the book would not please his evangelical brethren. He...
USA Today 09/04/2006
The Democratic Party, saddled with a secular image that has hurt it in elections, is getting religion.Some Democrats have been mentioning God more...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) 09/02/2006
Q. Is it your sense that your sentiments are shared by many other evangelical Christians? A. Yes. I say that both from the mail I'm receiving...
Ekklesia (United Kingdom) 08/26/2006
An authoritative annual survey on attitudes to religion in the United States, conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press and...
The Church of England Paper 08/25/2006
Also, Jim Wallis, author of the highly acclaimed God’s Politics, will be present addressing issues such as the Iraq war and political activism....
Ekklesia (United Kingdom) 08/24/2006
Since 1997, the US Department of Justice has prosecuted five slavery rings, freeing more than 1,000 workers. As a major buyer of Florida tomatoes,...
Red State 08/21/2006
The gist of the article is that while most Americans claim to be Christians, they don't appear to be following Christ's commands,...
08/21/2006
Jim Wallis, Tony Campolo, and others (everybody Campolo names in his group are left-of-center on the political continuum) have decided to galvanize...
The Columbus Dispatch 08/13/2006
Thirty years behind, less organized but equally motivated, liberal churches are coming together to counter their conservative brethren in the...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) 08/11/2006
I know that Boyd is a devoted evangelical Christian, but he also clearly cherishes the Constitution. He would like nothing better, I believe, than if...
The Christian Post 08/11/2006
The biblical story of David and Goliath was used by the Rev. Adam Taylor, director of campaigns and organizing of Washington, D.C.-based Sojourners...
Vive Le Canada 08/09/2006
Billy Graham was a good friend and supporter of republican presidents, and Henry was a republican Calvinist. Was it, possible, though, to interpret...
The Washington Post 08/06/2006
Locally, Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light works with congregations to help their facilities convert to renewable energy. Sojourners, a D...
The Decatur Daily (Alabama) 08/05/2006
Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun magazine, argues in his book "The Left Hand of God" that the religion and politics coming from the...
The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.) 08/01/2006
For most faiths, the core of the tradition is loving one's neighbors, that everyone is created with some sort of dignity given by God the...
The Washington Times 07/31/2006
ECI, sponsored by 86 evangelical leaders, released a statement in February titled "Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action." ECI...