The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

Many of those present for Bill Clinton’s prayer breakfast repentance were moved. Unlike his August 17 address to the nation, this speech was contrite enough to convince.

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The U.S. government is telling us that we have entered a new war, one that may last for
years, even decades. If that is so, we are beginning with the wrong strategy.

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This summer I taught two weeklong courses, one in western Canada and one in the
American Southwest.

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AFL-CIO president John J. Sweeney talks about his priorities.

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Sojourners Community

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Or just in need of repair?

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Religious persecution. It’s becoming a hot topic, with a protest against it
gathering strong momentum around the world. It’s about time.

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As the United States drew close to launching bombing attacks on Iraq in February, American church leaders across the theological spectrum spoke out in opposition.

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In the first stage of the White House sex scandal, the media
was obsessed with how allegations of sexual misconduct and
possible cover-up against Bill Clinton might bring down his
presidency.

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Thirty years after King's death, racism continues to rend the country.

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Several notes and e-mails commented on the mention of my then wife-to-be in my column
last month.

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St. Augustine said there is a God-shaped hole in the human
spirit.

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The inward-outward journey of Mary and Gordon Cosby. An Interview.

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It started with a phone call from Jeffrey Katzenberg, a director in Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks film company. Katzenberg is the former Disney executive who produced Aladdin and The Lion King.

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Ronald Reagan was called the "Great Communicator." Bill Clinton should go down in history as the "Great Co-opter."

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On issues ranging from poverty to China policy to abortion, some unexpected allies have recently emerged in Washington and around the country.

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The nation’s social welfare policy is changing dramatically, and the religious community will play a vital role in the transition to something new.

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From the strength of our church traditions has come a new ecumenical spirit for the 21st century.

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From welfare reform to overcoming poverty. A strategy for action.

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Something new, real, and potentially very important is
happening among several groups of white evangelicals.

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