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University Wire 10/02/2006
The same goes for climate change, an issue that Republican leaders have scarcely acknowledged. Many evangelical leaders, as they've learned more...
Seattle Post-Intelligencer 10/02/2006
A regular Seattle visitor, where he draws hundreds to Town Hall, Sojourners magazine editor Jim Wallis preaches a Christian faith rooted in faith and...
The State News (Michigan State U.) 10/02/2006
The author of "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It" got something right when he spoke...
The Los Angeles Times 10/01/2006
The voter pamphlets are supposed to be neutral, but often present issues through a distinctly partisan lens. A guide distributed by a conservative...
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (Indiana) 10/01/2006
Abortion and gay marriage are important issues, but they're not the only concerns of many deeply religious American voters, according to faith-...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) 09/30/2006
Luminaries as diverse as U2's Bono, Bill Moyers, Ellen Goodman and Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman fall all over themselves to say nice...
The Kansas City Star 09/30/2006
“People like Jim Wallis are trying to reclaim the Scripture,” says Ted G. Jelen, a political science professor at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas...
The Washington Post 09/30/2006
Citing deep concern about the direction the U.S. government has taken in the Middle East, religious leaders are urging "the media and Congress...
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...
The Washington Post 09/29/2006
In Protestant churches, the Christian Coalition's guides will face competition this year from "Voting God's Politics," a brochure...
State News (Lexington, KY) 09/29/2006
"Faith is turning away from the politics of the religious right." Wallis, an MSU graduate in social science, has gained support from both...
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...