The Common Good

Over 50 Religious Leaders Call for 'Soul Searching' in Letter to Congress

Date: January 13, 2011

More than 50 prominent religious leaders, including megachurch pastors T.D. Jakes and Joel C. Hunter , have signed an open letter to members of Congress encouraging national "soul searching" and urging civil discourse in the aftermath of the tragic Arizona shooting.


Notable also included notable Christian leaders The Rev. Canon Peg Chemberlin, president of National Council of Churches, which represents 45 million people; Rev. Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners; and Rev. Richard Cizik, president of New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good.