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Jim Wallis Articles

A religious response to terrorism

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My wife, Joy, my son, Luke, and I had dinner recently with our friend Michael Lerner
and his wife, Debora, in their Berkeley, California home.

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You wouldn't know it from media reports, but there's a hopeful movement being born in the Middle East—interfaith, rooted in nonviolence, and containing the seeds of a just peace. A visit to the Holy Land in turmoil.

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An interview with Palestinian Christian Jonathan Kuttab.

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Religious leaders demand (and get) help for working families.

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Will witches, cults, and strange religions soon get taxpayers' dollars?

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An interview with John DiIulio, point man for the White House's controversial new 'faith-based' initiative.

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Breakfast in the White House can be dangerous to the prophetic vocation.

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President-elect George W.

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Let the good times roll! President Bill Clinton was absolutely beaming as he reported the U.S. Census Bureau's annual poverty statistics.

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The real question is not whether religious values should help shape politics, but how.

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Overtaking poverty will take all of our best values and insights.

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The last city on my recent Faith Works book tour was Milwaukee.

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U.S. churches can provide a driving moral force on the crisis of AIDS in Africa.

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The Covenant to Overcome Poverty is as simple as it is potentially life-changing.

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The real story in Seattle was not the violence of demonstrators nor the misbehavior of police.

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Lessons from the life of an activist preacher. An excerpt from the new.

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The Spice Girls won't be remembered. Martin Luther King will.

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A clear moral test

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