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Bestselling author Jim Wallis discusses his new book, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good. Wallis has recently served on the President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and is the current chair of the Global Agenda Council on Faith for the World Economic Forum. He will be at Gesu Catholic Church (17180 Oak Dr. Detroit, MI 48221) on Monday, May 13th at 7:00 p.m. for a book signing.
The storefront church has been part of the American landscape for the last century. Historically African Americans who didn’t have the financial foundation to construct great cathedrals used store fronts to build places of worship. In Southwest Detroit…Latinos have followed the tradition and are taking over former businesses. In the process they’re creating the fastest growing segment of Evangelism in America.
What role is religion playing in this years election? Jim Wallis joins us to talk about it on "The Back Story".