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Holyrood Press Items
12/16/2013
In his book, The Soul of Politics, published in the US, Jim Wallis, talks about the relationship between politics and morality being absolutely vital for the future of society. He asks: ‘Is it possible to evoke in people a genuine desire to transcend our more selfish interests and respond to a larger vision that gives us a sense of purpose, direction, meaning and even community?’ His comments could apply, equally, to Britain.
10/22/2013
Many in our country are frustrated because of the lack of leadership on these key questions, asking why this social, economic and moral decline is taking place. In his book, The Soul of Politics, Jim Wallis, a new wave Christian pastor in the US, talks about the relationship between politics and morality being absolutely vital for the future of society. Wallis asks: “Is it possible to evoke in people a genuine desire to transcend our more selfish interests and respond to a larger vision that gives us a sense of purpose, direction, meaning and even community?”