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The Montgomery Advertiser 11/05/2006
Beginning with this election cycle, however, there exists among Christians on the left a more concerted effort to reclaim the moral high ground....
The San Francisco Chronicle 11/05/2006
New advocacy groups have emerged as well. Red Letter Christians -- named after editions of the New Testament that print the words of Jesus in red ink...
The Weekly Standard 11/04/2006
According to Bass, "evangelical voices have grown louder and more insistent that they--and they alone--are the true Christians, the ones with...
The Decatur Daily 11/04/2006
Beginning with this election cycle, however, there exists among Christians on the left a more concerted effort to reclaim the moral high ground....
The Providence Journal 11/03/2006
Jim Wallis, the evangelical founder of the progressive movement Sojourners/Call to Renewal, is one of many objecting to what he calls "the...
ABC- Good Morning America 11/03/2006
A recent Pew poll found that while 78 percent of evangelicals voted Republican in 2004, only 57 percent were inclined to vote for Republican...
The Columbus Dispatch 11/03/2006
Wallis, author of the book God’s Politics, founded the Washington, D.C.-based Sojourners/ Call to Renewal organization as a Christian ministry whose...
Lima News 11/02/2006
If God cast a ballot Tuesday, with which party would God affiliate? Author, theologian and activist Jim Wallis contends God is neither a Republican...
Seattle Times 11/02/2006
The war in Iraq. American children living in poverty. Environmental challenges. Saying it's time for people of faith to act on these issues,...
Explorer News 11/02/2006
Someone who understands this clearly is U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, an Illinois Democrat. In a speech this June, an excerpt of which appears in the...
Church Central 11/01/2006
Richard Land leads the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and is as conservative as they come. Jim Wallis, the...
The National Journal 10/31/2006
To counter what it calls "an enormous public misrepresentation of Christianity" by religious conservatives, the progressive social-action...
VOA News 10/31/2006
The Reverend Jim Wallis is editor of Sojourners magazine and one of the founders of a group that seeks to promote liberal Christian values. "...
Jewish Telegraphic Agency 10/31/2006
Rabbi David Saperstein, who heads the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center, joined with Rev. Jim Wallis, an evangelical pastor who has...
The Argus (Fremon, CA) 10/30/2006
One example of the shift is the fight concerning immigration reform, which featured religious figures such as Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony....
The Lompoc Record 10/29/2006
What is the opposite of cynicism? Jim Wallis, of Sojourners, may have gotten it right when he wrote that the opposite of cynicism is hope. This hope...
The Capital Times (Madison) 10/28/2006
When Jim Wallis' bus rolled into Madison two years ago in the run-up to the 2004 election, he was trying to get voters and candidates focused on...
10/28/2006
Jim Wallis was standing in front of about 200 people at a Harry Schwartz bookstore in Milwaukee this week snapping his fingers. He had just...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis) 10/27/2006
What spectacle -- unadvertised, at that -- could have brought out this throng? A sports championship? Rock concert? No, something that in this venue...
The Evangelical Covenant Church 10/27/2006
“(Hope is) a choice you make because of a thing called faith,” Wallis said. “Faith is for the big stuff. Faith is for the big things, the things that...