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There are myriad projections of what Sojourners' Jim Wallis calls "the arithmetic of protecting the poor." As legislators and leaders deliberate these, I ask that we put faces on the numbers by considering seven people whose lives MIFA's support impacts every day.
In his thought-provoking new book, "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It," evangelical Christian and Sojourners founder Jim Wallis provides a succinct review of the Christian "just war" theory and summarizes the evidence that the American misadventure in Iraq fails to meet the criteria for a just war.