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Washington Bureau 05/06/2007
All three of the leading Democratic candidates are scheduled to appear next month at a forum on faith and values sponsored by Sojourners/Call to...
Argus Leader 05/05/2007
An old Sojourners magazine advertisement said, "When people on the street are asked, 'What is a Christian? What do they stand for?',...
The New York Times 05/05/2007
By Mr. Silk’s definition, the ideal candidate for Riverside’s pulpit might be the Rev. Jim Wallis, founder of the religious social-action group...
The Georgetown Voice 05/03/2007
Reverend Jim Wallis, Founder of Sojourners magazine will be speaking at the College’s commencement. A resident of D.C. and a liberal evangelical,...
The Washington Post 05/02/2007
American Idol isn't alone. In the last two years, there has been a surge of interest in ending poverty in America. In the faith community,...
The New York Times 04/30/2007
His embrace of faith was a sharp change for a man whose family offered him something of a crash course in comparative religion but no belief to call...
The Washington Post 04/26/2007
Why now? The answer goes beyond last year's election returns. In 2006, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg created an Economic Opportunity...
Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram 04/23/2007
He quotes Rev. Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine, who, while speaking at a prayer service at the National Cathedral, declared, "This war...
Associated Baptist Press 04/20/2007
Jim Wallis, in an essay for Sojourners magazine, said mourners should focus not on placing blame for the killings but on healing and growing. Sorrow...
Washington Jewish Week 04/18/2007
Earlier that morning, Rev. Jim Wallis urged conference delegates to use the Hebrew prophets as a guide for their activism on poverty and other issues...
Ventura County Star 04/18/2007
These expenditures rob our communities of the necessary resources needed to address more pressing needs of health and education, including...
Winona Daily News 04/18/2007
Whatever else they are, budgets are moral documents, as evangelical author and pastor, Jim Wallis, has pointed out. They reflect our priorities, what...
Christianity Today 04/18/2007
Churches, in fact, can breed far more jingoism than the place you might most expect it: Christian political organizations lobbying Washington....
Front Page Magazine 04/18/2007
Not all Religious Left officials exploited the Virginia Tech horrors. The chief officials of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the...
Townhall.com 04/17/2007
Jim Wallis has devoted his whole career to trying to force the round peg of leftist ideology into the square hole of biblical orthodoxy. When he...
The Baptist Standard 04/16/2007
Obama already has reached out to evangelical audiences. Last year, he drew rave reviews as the keynote speaker at the Pentecost 2006 anti-poverty...
AlterNet 04/16/2007
A provocative essay in Time magazine raised more than a few eyebrows in mid-February with a headline that made a startling claim: "The Religious...
The Des Moines Register 04/08/2007
Congressional Democrats are racking up some IOUs. When they brought their five-year budget plans to the House and Senate, anti-hunger groups and...
Blue Oregon 04/05/2007
But the Religious Right has gone wrong by equating one political party over another with the Kingdom of God. God is not a Republican... or a Democrat...
Wilkes Barre Times Leader 04/04/2007
The major sponsoring group was Sojourners/Call to Renewal, headed by well-known author, speaker and activist Jim Wallis, who spoke to us before our...