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Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, CO) 09/29/2006
The bumper sticker is distributed by Sojourners, a group founded by Jim Wallis, author of "God's Politics." Sojourners is now known as...
Seattle Post-Intelligencer 09/27/2006
What's new, looking ahead to 2008, is that progressive and moderate Christians are entering the political arena. A group called Red Letter...
City Pulse 09/27/2006
Like many others in the turbulent 1960s, Wallis was an anti-war activist, helping to lead student efforts at MSU calling for the end of the Vietnam...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) 09/26/2006
The two are open to considering each other's views, as well as the opposite ideologies of evangelical firebrands Jim Wallis and James Dobson,...
09/24/2006
Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR), addressing George W. Bush's original "compassionate conservative" framework, suggested that being "pro...
ABC News 09/24/2006
For one thing, Democrats are making a concerted effort to close their party's God gap. Senate candidates like Harold Ford in Tennessee and Bob...
The Chicago Tribune 09/24/2006
For their part, the RLC, so-called because they want to give greater priority in public to the social-justice message contained in Jesus' words...
Detroit Free Press 09/24/2006
"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...
The Irish Times 09/23/2006
This week, Jim Wallis, a liberal evangelical preacher, launched Red Letter Christians, which takes its name from the red ink some bibles use to...
Quad Cities Online 09/22/2006
"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...
Washington Date Line 09/21/2006
A group called Red Letter Christians, named for the red ink used for the words of Jesus Christ in some Bibles, announced last week it will open...
CBS News 09/21/2006
So what does it mean to be an “Evangelical Christian” in 2006? If you talk to Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, you'll get...
CBS Evening News 09/21/2006
Author and preacher Jim Wallis calls himself a 'progressive evangelical' who says Christians should focus on injustice around the world. “I...
The Chicago Tribune 09/21/2006
This new coalition of moderate and self-identified progressive Christians underscored its intentions with a flurry of activity this week, just as...
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Media Matters: Washington Post 09/20/2006
A September 18 Associated Press article posted on the Post's website reported on the launch of the Red Letter Christians and their goal to...
Religion News Service 09/19/2006
Throughout the country, groups across the values spectrum have more debates, forums and rallies planned in the coming weeks." The activity is...
The Washington Post 09/19/2006
Yesterday, a new group called Red Letter Christians, named for the colored type that highlights the words of Jesus in popular editions of the Bible,...
The Washington Times 09/19/2006
A new group representing values voters on the religious left castigated the religious right yesterday, announcing plans to counter conservatives with...
The Chicago Tribune 09/19/2006
I went to a press conference yesterday and a church service broke out. The press conference at the National Press Club was held by the new Red Letter...
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...