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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...
Quad Cities Online 09/22/2006
"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...
Washington Date Line 09/21/2006
A group called Red Letter Christians, named for the red ink used for the words of Jesus Christ in some Bibles, announced last week it will open...
CBS News 09/21/2006
So what does it mean to be an “Evangelical Christian” in 2006? If you talk to Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, you'll get...
CBS Evening News 09/21/2006
Author and preacher Jim Wallis calls himself a 'progressive evangelical' who says Christians should focus on injustice around the world. “I...