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Religion News Service 10/19/2006
Religious leaders are promoting a new documentary about global warming to raise awareness about environmental concerns among houses of worship......
NPR 10/19/2006
While conservative Catholics and evangelical Christians may be disillusioned with the Republican Party, abortion and gay marriage are still the...
The Christian Post 10/19/2006
Evangelicals are now at the forefront of many social justice initiatives and human rights campaigns. With the launch of a major evangelical Darfur...
Baptist Press 10/19/2006
According to recent estimates, at least 400,000 people have died in Darfur since the genocide in the North African country began in early 2003....
Family News in Focus 10/19/2006
With each new day that passes in Darfur women are raped, villages are burned and dozens more are added to the already 400,000 killed in the region...
The Washington Post 10/19/2006
The Darfur appeal was backed by full-page ads in yesterday's Washington Post and other newspapers, paid for by $575,000 in donations from two...
The Washington Times 10/19/2006
"Darfur should be on the front pages until this is resolved," said Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine and a founder of the Call to...
The Associated Press 10/19/2006
Liberal and conservative evangelicals set aside their political differences Wednesday to urge that President Bush do more to end the humanitarian...
Contra Costa Times 10/18/2006
Liberals have not equaled conservative Christians in orchestrated political clout, although the past year has seen religious liberals ramping up...
Front Page Magazine 10/18/2006
Frustrated by the conservative tendencies of most religiously active Americans, a group of liberal religious activists have started "Red Letter...
The Philadelphia Inquirer 10/17/2006
"Faith is meant to be for the big stuff, where the odds are against us," says the Rev. Jim Wallis, author of God's Politics: Why the...
Newsweek 10/16/2006
Most important, after years of obtuse elitism, the Democrats are finally getting in the values game. Al Gore describes his fight against global...
USA Today 10/16/2006
The Rev. Jim Wallis, author of the bestselling God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It, insists that...
Contra Costa Times 10/16/2006
Yet the same poll shows that a growing number -- now about 50 percent -- believe the religious right has too aggressively tried to impose its values...
The Orlando Sentinel 10/15/2006
Despite his protests that he is a centrist, Campolo is often grouped with "left-wing evangelicals" such as author/activist Jim Wallis who...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10/14/2006
Both ends of the political spectrum have made mistakes in dealing with "values voters," he said. "The right likes to tell voters, `...
Akron Beacon Journal 10/14/2006
Sojourners/Call to Renewal created a speakers' bureau of progressive religious leaders, Red Letter Christians, and hired a full-time coordinator...
10/14/2006
“Voting God’s Politics” is very different. The product of Sojourners, a liberal monthly magazine with evangelical roots, this voters’ guide gives...
The Providence Journal 10/14/2006
God is not a Republican or Democrat. That must be obvious, but it must be said,” said Jim Wallis, a leading evangelical and founder and president of...
Powerblog 10/12/2006
Over at Jim Wallis’ Beliefnet blog, Ron Sider reflects on his interpretation of the landmark text, “For the Health of the Nation: An Evangelical Call...