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Jim Wallis Articles

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<

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Ronald Reagan was called the "Great
Communicator." Bill Clinton should go down in history as
the "Great Co-opter." I can’t count the times
I’ve seen various constituenc

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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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A conversation on welfare reform.

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During the fall 1996 Call to Renewal tour, we had the opportunity to speak
directly to thousands of people across the country, and to hear their questions
and concerns.

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Traveling across the country during the 1996 Presidential
campaign, I saw almost no yard signs or bumper stickers with the
names of the presidential nominees on them.

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I'm beginning
this column at about 30,000 feet, en route to Akron, Ohio. We're
doing the Who Speaks for God?

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I especially remember one
visit among many to Sojourners by Henri Nouwen.

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In deciding whether or not to sign the
Republican welfare bill, Bill Clinton faced the most serious
moral test of his presidency.

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How political fortunes change.

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The spiritual challenge of building a new politics.

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An interview with Sen. Mark Hatfield.

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