The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

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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If the opening campaign ads from the
Democrats and Republicans are any indication, it could be a
long fall.

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Two recent films have caused me much reflection.

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Pat Buchanan and the Religious Right.

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When we heard the weather report predicting another snow storm
on its way to Washington, D.C., our hearts sank.

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Jean Sindab's life of commitment, prayer, and faithfulness.

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Woe to the legislators of infamous laws

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After the 1992 riots following the first Rodney King verdict, I joined a delegation of international church leaders to Los Angeles.

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Last spring, Sojourners helped to mobilize a broad group of evangelical, pentecostal, black, Catholic, and mainline Protestant leaders to offer a visible alternative to the Religious Right.

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O.J.Simpson and Louis Farrakhan are as contradictory figures as two people could be.

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