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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...
The Lompoc Record 04/30/2006
Religion remains intertwined with presidential politics, but today the question isn't affiliation, but one's stance on moral values....
The Baltimore Sun 04/29/2006
The National Association of Evangelicals and the American Humanist Association might not agree on much. When it comes to abortion or homosexuality,...
Ekklesia (United Kingdom) 04/23/2006
UK Chancellor Gordon Brown, who has named US progressive Christian writer Jim Wallis as among his influences, has told BBC Radio 4's Today...
Omaha World-Herald 04/22/2006
Jim Wallis calls himself a 19th century evangelical born in the wrong century. "Back then, the evangelists were also abolitionists," he...
DetNews.com 04/22/2006
The Evangelical Climate Initiative launched a campaign earlier this year calling for combatting global warming through direct government action....
The Vanguard 04/19/2006
According to best-selling author Jim Wallis what one decides to do with the allocation of its budget is just as much a moral issue as an economic one...
Media Monitors Network 04/19/2006
The Taliban were put under strict economic sanctions and their government was not recognized. They could not even dream of the resources, planning,...
TomPaine.com 04/19/2006
Does economic inequality matter all that much? Some economists would say no. After all, if Bill Gates earns an extra, say, $20 million this year,...
The Age 04/18/2006
A Retired naval officer Cameron Eastman, will steer the Family First party towards this year's Victorian state election. American Christian...
Crikey 04/18/2006
“The Bible has several thousand verses on poverty. Clearly, it matters to God, and much more than some issues that the religious right prefers to...
The Capital Times (Madison) 04/18/2006
It is easy to understand how conservative Christians have influenced politics and populace in America, says Rabbi Michael Lerner. It has been about...
The Sydney Morning Herald 04/17/2006
The result has been disastrous for progressive politics, guaranteeing victories for the right such as the Iraq war, which from the beginning was a...
The New York Times 04/16/2006
TODAY, on Easter, evangelical Christians can celebrate knowing that they are part of a movement that has never been so powerful or so large. But like...
Stuff.co.nz 04/16/2006
Religion is the cause of some the world's worst atrocities, says American evangelist Jim Wallis. At Easter, Adam Dudding asks him why he thinks...
The Sydney Morning Herald 04/13/2006
Jim Wallis, author of the best-selling God's Politics: Why the American Right Gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It, has been in...
Arkansas News Bureau 04/13/2006
There's this liberal preacher in Washington named Jim Wallis whose organization called Sojourners has done worthy poverty work in noble service...
The Age 04/12/2006
Australia must beware the rise of the "religious right" in politics, American Christian activist Jim Wallis has told a Melbourne audience....
Bethany Beach Wave 04/12/2006
"Budgets are moral documents," writes evangelist and magazine editor Jim Wallis in his best-selling book God's Politics. What does it...