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Washingtonian 06/01/2006
Jim Wallis's latest book, God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It, has sold nearly 300,000 copies. In...
The American Spectator 05/30/2006
WASHINGTON -- "Impeach President Bush!" urged Jim Winkler, head of the Capitol Hill-based United Methodist Board of Church and Society....
Newsweek 05/29/2006
Opposition to the Iraq war energized the "religious left." Now immigration is extending the life of the coalition. The most vocal have been...
The Washington Post 05/28/2006
Jim Wallis (the author of the influential God's Politics ) and others on the religious left have criticized evangelicals for getting Jesus'...
The Economist 05/25/2006
The religious left has acquired spokesmen in the form of Jim Wallis, the author of “God's Politics”, and Michael Lerner, a rabbi and the...
Baptist Press 05/24/2006
More than 1,000 members of the religious left, including Jim Wallis and Tony Campolo, gathered at All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington May 17 for...
News-Leader (Springfield, MO) 05/24/2006
As I've been thinking about Howard's odd statement about religion and his movie, I've been reminded of a phrase I've repeatedly...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta) 120,000 05/24/2006
Chapter 3 introduces new religious leaders and a growing number of rigorously religious folks who are bucking the Republican agenda. Many of them...
The Olympian 05/20/2006
As Jim Wallis points out in his book, if we look at the context in which Jesus made that assertion, it appears that rather than making a universal...
The Washington Post 05/20/2006
Liberal evangelicals are " leaping out of the closet and they are saying 'Enough is enough,' " said Jack Pannell, spokesman for...
The New York Times 05/19/2006
Initiatives by liberals have been percolating locally and nationally, from state interfaith alliances in Ohio to counter a powerful conservative...
New York Review of Books 05/18/2006
Evangelism among black Americans typically favors progressive political programs such as universal health care. More than a few liberal evangelist...
Herald News Service 05/14/2006
The religious left is hoping the religious right will melt down over global warming, reports the Washington-based Weekly Standard. Liberal...
The American Spectator 05/11/2006
In December 2002, the National Council of Churches helped to organize a full-page ad in the New York Times. "Jesus Changed Your Heart," its...
The Washington Times 05/09/2006
Peace activist Cindy Sheehan has a new calling. She has joined the Network of Spiritual Progressives, members of which arrive in Washington on May 17...
HPR Online 05/07/2006
Jim Wallis, author of God’s Politics and longtime Christian activist, spends much of his time in the public sphere discussing the inter-section of...
Ottawa Citizen 05/07/2006
The companion volume for evangelical Christians is by Rev. Jim Wallis, whose bestseller, God's Politics, took him on a barnstorming cross-...
The Weekly Standard 05/05/2006
On The Religious Left, the great hope these days is that the Religious Right is melting down over Global Warming. Liberal evangelical activist Jim...
Asharq Alawast News 04/30/2006
“Nobody can keep God out of politics,” says Jim Wallis in his provocative book “God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get...
The Chicago Tribune 04/30/2006
LANCASTER, Ohio -- A new and unofficial verse to the 19th Century hymn "Onward, Christian Soldiers" is being sung in Ohio, where religious...