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The first in a two-part series on influential leaders who are reshaping Evangelical Christianity from within progressive and conservative circles. Jim Wallis speaks with Krista Tippett about the new evangelical agenda, and how faith influences politics today.
Thousands of Christians opposed to the war in Iraq gathered at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Friday night to pray and protest U.S. involvement in the Middle Eastern country. After an evening prayer service, the protesters marched to the White House. More than 200 were arrested for civil disobedience. President was away for the weekend at Camp David in Maryland.
The Rev. Jim Wallis is author of God's Politics: Why the Right Gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It and founder of the Christian ministry group Sojurners. He offers his views on politics and religion to Scott Simon.