The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

Our new field organizer for Call to Renewal was working the room at a conference
of leaders of local councils of churches and interfaith organizations from around
the country.

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The Democrats just got some bad news on religion

The Democrats just got some bad ne

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During the run

During the run-up to the Iraq war, I learned two valuable lessons th

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The beneficiaries of wartime tax cuts and contract deals are nothing less than war profiteers.

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'People hate this kind of talk. Raw truth is never popular.'

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George W. Bush's theology of empire.

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As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you,
had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!" —Luke 19:41

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The American-led war against Iraq has begun.

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We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and
Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

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Whatever Christians decide about war with Iraq, they must do it on the basis of
Christian theology. Liking and trusting President George W.

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Saddam Hussein is an evil ruler, no doubt about it.

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‘ Hear this, you that trample on the poor and take from them their jobs and
retirement funds.

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Having a 3-and-a-half-year-old son has made the horrific revelations about the sexual
abuse of children by Catholic priests even more abhorrent.

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For
those who care about poverty in America, the coming months are a critical time, a turning
point similar to the New Deal of the 1930s or the War on Poverty in the 1960s.

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Just exactly how are nuclear weapons supposed to help us wipe out terrorism?

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Sounds like a great Old Testament saga, doesn't it?—the sin of Enron. Well,
this may be a more biblical tale than we think.

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A return to the Dark Ages? Or a modern rebellion against secularism? Either way—as we've so painfully learned—we ignore this phenomenon at our grave peril.

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I just returned from Ground Zero in New York City.

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Theologians of nonviolence wrestle with how to resist terrorism.

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This edition of Sojourners went to press just as the U.S.
military strikes in Afghanistan began, which makes this special issue even more critical.
Regular responses

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