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The Purple Pew 07/12/2006
Although I don’t agree with Jim Wallis’ left-leaning and seemingly politically-motivated assessment that Christians should participate in politics to...
The Hill 07/12/2006
Jim Wallis, editor in chief of the liberal evangelical magazine Sojourners, who has counseled the Democrats since the 2004 election, has argued there...
The Christian Post 07/10/2006
More than 15,000 teenaged Lutherans were encouraged to answer the call to "clear up the confusion about faith" during the Evangelical...
CBS News 07/10/2006
At a church in Washington, hundreds of committed Christians met recently and tried to map out a strategy to get their values into the political...
The Boston Globe 07/10/2006
IN THE SPRING OF LAST YEAR, President Bush flew to Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. Because of its conservative religious reputation, his...
The American Spectator 07/10/2006
WASHINGTON -- Religious left activist Jim Wallis (author of the best-selling Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It) threw a...
The Ledger (Lakewood, FL) 07/08/2006
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (DIll.) may not be in the same class as Lincoln and King, at least not yet. But last week he delivered a speech that is...
The Harvard Crimson 07/07/2006
Last Tuesday, I marched across Washington D.C. in the pouring rain, hoisting a sign that read, “Poverty is not a family value.” Although at Harvard I...
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 07/07/2006
As the rain fell in biblical proportions on Washington, D.C., more than 500 religious leaders, 200 of them under the age of 30, met in National City...
Stratfor 07/06/2006
The Rev. Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine, hosted a conference in Washington in late June for liberal religious activists who are looking...
Wichita Eagle 07/06/2006
Has the Democratic Party found religion? It seems to be trying to add a pulpit to its platform. The most recent example was when a group of...
National Review Online 07/06/2006
Last week, Senator Barak Obama explained how Democrats should appeal to Christians. First, Democratic politicians need to stop sneering at the 38...
Herald-Sun (N.C.) 07/05/2006
Durham's Tom Hadzor and his wife, Susan Ross, would tell you this so-called land of the free is anything but when the president calls for tax...
The Dallas Morning News 07/03/2006
The political left (read Democrats) rolled out road shows in black and white last week to advertise their program for courting the strong bloc of...
The Chicago Tribune 07/03/2006
Off and on that day, I had been thinking about U.S. Sen. Barack Obama's comments to a group of Christians gathered in Washington at the Call to...
Slate 07/03/2006
Obama began with a story about his 2004 campaign for the Senate. In the last months of the campaign, Obama's opponent, the volatile Republican...
The Washington Post 07/02/2006
A half-century dominated by the secular ideologies of capitalism, communism and physics has given way to a time of religious backlash provoked by the...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 07/02/2006
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., suggested in a speech last week that Democrats had fallen into a trap of their own making on religious issues and had made...
The Washington Post 06/30/2006
Many Democrats discovered God in the 2004 exit polls. Specifically, they looked at the importance of religious voters to President Bush's...
The Christian Post 06/29/2006
An audience of more than 600 people listened attentively to Sen. Obama at National City Christian Church as he gave his first-ever major speech on...