The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

I eagerly await to see where the "rainbow generation" will take South Africa. 

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"When I claim to be a Christian, it should be a radical statement."

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Vincent's warmth lifted the temperatures of those around him.

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In everything he did, Glen sought to bring Christian ethics to public life.

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Christ's upside-down kingdom offers a different and subversive message: Lose your life and you'll find it.

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As a Christian, I grieve over the unspeakable violence wrongly done in the name of faith.

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Changing the world requires the leadership of women.

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We are all neighbors now, whether we like it or not.

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We give thanks for how he turned righteous anger into the power of reconciliation.

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When racism is tolerated, the reconciling work of Christ on the cross is contradicted.

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To feel the pain of the world is to participate in the very heart of God.

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The words of Jesus are either authoritative for us or they are not.

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We should always be open to what God is speaking to a new generation of Christians.

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"Control is an illusion that we all pursue."

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Religious extremism will not be defeated by a primarily military response.

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Thanks be to God for the life of Gordon Cosby.

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"This is not merely a philosophical enterprise; it is an urgent matter that requires moral courage."

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Christianity is a call to a relationship that changes all our other relationships.

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The need for the common good has never seemed so timely.

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It's more human to deny the evidence, attack the messengers, and try to delay any response.

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