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The Associated Press 09/18/2006
Liberal evangelicals, weary of a Republican-centric image, launched a campaign Monday to promote Christian values beyond the issues of abortion and...
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 09/17/2006
Others wonder about the political angst that has become more visible within evangelicalism since the 2004 election. Leaders from longtime social...
Contra Costa Times 09/12/2006
"This is a real David and Goliath story," Wallis said in a telephone interview. "Just like the young shepherd boy (who) took on a...
The Lompoc Record 09/10/2006
The problem today isn't that there are no public religious voices; the problem is that too many of them are strident and self-serving. People...
Denver Post 09/10/2006
"The media right now says, 'Well, there are these wonderful peace people and it's lovely and children like it. It's good to have...
The Los Angeles Times 09/10/2006
Jim Wallis, founder of Washington, D.C.-based Sojourner, a progressive Christian magazine, and a self-described evangelical, was among prominent...
The Washington Post 09/10/2006
Progressives, who range from 11 to 36 percent of all evangelicals, according to various polls, are still overshadowed by the Christian right among...
The Seattle Times 09/09/2006
Last year, when the Rev. Jim Wallis spoke in the Seattle area, he drew standing-room-only crowds of about 900. These days, as the evangelical leader...
The Oregonian 09/09/2006
The Rev. Jim Wallis challenges stereotypes about evangelical Christians and politics. The author of "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It...
Colorado Springs Independent 09/07/2006
Jim Wallis, a veteran of the evangelical left who in 1971 founded the social-justice ministry Sojourners, penned one of the best-known works. God...
Ekklesia (United Kingdom) 09/07/2006
A new Christian website has been set up to try and change the minds of the many American Christian voters who tend to see the Republicans as their...
The Graphic 09/07/2006
Nationally renowned author, theologian and Christian activist Jim Wallis spoke at convocation yesterday in Pepperdine’s Firestone Fieldhouse about...
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...