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Man On A Mission
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 10:18am | Type: Press

June 5, 2014 Sojo in the News Molly Worthen ...

Jimmy Carter's Evangelical Downfall: Reagan, Religion And The 1980 Presidential Election
Originally Posted: 05/27/2014 - 10:39am | Type: Press

May 25, 2014 Sojo in the News Randall Balmer ...

Losing My Religion
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Randall Balmer How U.S. evangelicals rejected one of their own—and helped spawn the "New Atheism." ...

Killing People Is Hard to Do
Originally Posted: 04/14/2014 - 1:19pm | Type: Blog

Why don't we treat death row prisoners at least as well as we treat dogs? Twelve years ago we took our beloved Maltese dog, Moose, to the vet and came home without him. Moose ...

Feisty Civil Rights Activist Will Campbell Dies at 88
Originally Posted: 06/06/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Blog

The Rev. Will D. Campbell, a Baptist minister and early white civil rights activist, as well as best-selling writer and folksy raconteur, died Monday in Nashville, Tenn. He was 88. ...

Jimmy Carter vs. the SBC/Driscoll/Victoria’s Secret: A Sea Change?
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 2:02pm | Type: Blog

It’s easy, in the daily course of events, to forget how pervasive such judgments against the equality of women really are, especially as we have examples of powerful women in political office and business. But ...

Jimmy Carter on the Role of Faith in Egypt/Israel Peace Talks, His Own Life (in and out of the White House)
Originally Posted: 01/05/2012 - 3:09pm | Type: Blog

In this wide-ranging interview, the Huffington Post's Senior Religion Editor Paul Raushenbush spoke to President Carter by phone about the role faith played in the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty, the time of h ...

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/05/2012 - 1:13pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 Huffington Post: An Interview with United States 39 th President Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter is the 39th president of the United ...

Voices from the Web (and World): Responses to the Troy Davis Execution
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

"Continuing a cycle of violence through state-sanctioned actions does not bring justice but only creates a culture of death and retribution. " Continuing a cycle of vi ...

Troy Davis: Will Georgia Execute an Innocent Man Next Week?
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

"Perhaps the bleakest fact of all is that the death penalty is imposed not only in a freakish and discriminatory manner, but also in some cases upon defendants who are actually innocent." ...

Books, Films, and Studies on the Surprising Power of Nonviolence
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/05/06/books-films-and-studies-on-the-surprising-power-of-nonviolence/" target="_blank"></a>At Sojourners, we have always been advocat ...

The Egyptian Drama and Israel
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Within the American news cycle, the front-and-center story about Egypt has three areas of interest: What will it mean for Egypt? Within the American news cycle, the front-and-cent ...

Nonviolent Activists in Palestine Face Harassment, Prison, and Violence
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/Protests-and-Rallies/Al-Walaja-November-13-2010/15158696_BntxA#1090842085_GTdxP" target="_blank"></a>Last Friday, at a protest ...

It Takes a Movement: Why a 'Movement' is Necessary
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/it-takes-a-movement/" target="_blank"></a></p> [ Editor's Note: Today is ...

Solar Panels from 1979 Return to the White House
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/100910-solarpanel.jpg"></a>In 1979, then-President Jimmy Carter announced the installation of solar panels on the White House roof. ...

Human Failing and Easter Grace
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Cathleen Falsani Jimmy Carter is imperfect; that's what makes him appealing. I learn the most interesting ...

Behaving Badly
Originally Posted: 04/26/2011 - 12:18pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Our politically mad times. I confess: I live in the country and drive a lot. I know that’s ...

Obama, Bigotry, and Balance ... and Death Threats
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

There is some good conversation going around God's Politics partner blogs about what role race is playing in the current wave of opposition to Obama's policies, including Rep. ...

Love Your Political Enemies: A Response to Jimmy Carter's Comments on Racism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

I love my fellow citizens who have taken to the street against President Obama and his plans for health-care reform. I love my fellow citizens who have taken to the street against ...

Jimmy Carter's Stand on Women in Church Leadership
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>An autographed photo of Jimmy Carter sits on our piano. A friend of ours wrote to Carter and told him that he was one of our sons' favorite presidents, and would he please send them a signed phot ...

Peace in the Middle East: A Step Forward
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Two days, in comparison to years of conflict, is not a lot of time, but it was long enough for a broad spectrum of Christian leaders to find hope in a growing consensus around a way forward for pea ...

Remembering Millard Fuller
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity, died yesterday. Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity, died yesterday. Poor and homeless of the world lose his ...

Jimmy Carter Interview: 'We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Former President Jimmy Carter just published a new book about the ongoing violent unrest in the Middle East titled, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1439140634?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=soj ...

'Elders' Refused Entry to Zimbabwe as Cholera Claims Lives
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p>"Either they don't know or they don't care."</p> <p>-Gracia Machel, referring to the government attitude on the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Z ...

Carter and Hamas
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

When approaching a conflict, any world statesperson would consider trying to break up the logjam. When approaching a conflict, any world statesperson would consider trying to brea ...