The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

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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We never seem to learn: Power does corrupt. Does that mean Christians should stay out of politics?

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An interview with Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson

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Brazilian Catholic archbishop Helder Camara brought a "preferential option for the poor" to the center of Christian social thinking.

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The emergence of the term "faith-based organization" in political discussion (and its acronym FBO) may signal one of the most significant new developments in American public life.

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Call to Renewal welcomes new staff.

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Just over 18 months ago, my mother was dancing at my wedding. Only a month later, my mom discovered that she had cancer of the abdominal lining.

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President Clinton said today that recent reports of police misconduct had shaken people’s faith in the police, and he proposed several measures that he said would help restore that trust.

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Focusing the faith community's moral energy.

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United States policy toward Iraq needs a radical change.

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From computer giants to the world's biggest oil companies, merger has become the
favorite sport of the world's corporate and financial elites.

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In November, once again, Iraq responded to a military threat and signaled that it would
allow U.N. weapons inspectors to resume their work. This was heartening news.

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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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