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PRNewswire 06/05/2006
The America's Second Harvest Network hosted the National Hunger Symposium along with other hunger-relief organizations bringing together leaders...
The New Mexican (Santa Fe) 06/03/2006
The New Mexico progressives are part of a more visible and assertive spiritual movement that emerged in recent years as a reaction against the...
The Dallas Morning News 06/03/2006
Valerie Karras teaches church history at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology. During school, she has little time for...
Townhall.com 06/02/2006
Reverend Jim Wallis's book, "God's Politics," in which he advised Democrats to recast their positions on issues to make them more...
The Chicago Tribune 06/02/2006
Focus on the Family founder James Dobson and religious broadcaster Pat Robertson may concur on many things, but one thing they do not agree on is how...
National Review Online 06/02/2006
If Mrs. Clinton becomes a presidential candidate in the next national election year, then 2008 will likely prove to be the Year of the Bible. That...
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...