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MSNBC 11/06/2007
"Climate change threatens human lives, and the environment is clearly on the mainstream of the evangelical agenda," the Rev. Jim Wallis,...
United Church of Christ News Blog 11/06/2007
Believe it or not there is a movement afoot in the White House and other circles to begin a military conflict with Iran. Take this very seriously. No...
The Concord Monitor 11/05/2007
During his "Call to Renewal" address in June 2006, he said, "As progressives, we cannot abandon the field of religious discourse...
Get Religion Blog 11/05/2007
The right-of-center Daily Telegraph, Great Britain’s only remaining broadsheet, has published a list of what its editors consider the 100 most...
Religion News Service 11/05/2007
The coalition is generally in support of the bill, but says it should be expanded to cover prostitution within the United States. In fact, they want...
The Athens Banner-Herald 11/03/2007
Questions asked at the presidential candidates' forum sponsored by the progressive Christian group Sojourners and aired by CNN were...
The Independent 11/03/2007
Gordon has long been keen on American intellectuals. A few years back he did the intro to a book called God's Politics, by a US leftist...
Slate 11/02/2007
Jim Wallis, whom Kirkpatrick calls the "lonely voice" of the evangelical left, argues strenuously for Christian nonpartisanship, but he...
The Christian Post 11/01/2007
Now they say we are dying, but the agenda has not changed one lick in the last 15 years. All evangelicals—Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, Jim Dobson, Jim...
The Christian Century 10/30/2007
[Mara] Vanderslice, like Sapp, has always planned big. She grew up in Christian right country—Colorado Springs—and had an evangelical conversion...
The American Spectator 10/29/2007
In July, several dozen prominent evangelicals urged President Bush to strike a more even-handed posture between Israel and the Palestinians. The...
Get Religion Blog 10/29/2007
The in-depth story that everyone is talking about, however, is in the other Times — The New York Times Magazine, that is. That is where conservative-...
The New York Times Magazine 10/28/2007
He brought up the Rev. Jim Wallis, the lonely voice of the tiny evangelical left. Wallis has long argued that secular progressives could make common...
Seattle Times 10/28/2007
Burgess says his views today resemble those of liberal evangelical speaker Jim Wallis, who travels the country as a sort of counter to Pat Robertson...
World 10/27/2007
[Andrew] Paquin, whom CCU students had recently selected faculty member of the year, assigned such politically liberal texts as God's Politics...
Commonweal 10/26/2007
A century after its appearance, Paul Raushenbush-a great-grandson of both Walter Rauschenbusch and Louis Brandeis-has edited a new edition titled...
The Roanoke Times 10/26/2007
According to the "World Christian Encyclopedia," widely trusted by scholars for its demographic data, America has at least 40 million...
Human Events Online 10/26/2007
Depressed. Demoralized. Disengaged. These are the alliterative adjectives that immediately spring to mind when one reads the mainstream media’s...
Worldwide Faith News 10/25/2007
"We have a historic opportunity with this legislation to reduce hunger and poverty both here in the United States and in some of the world'...
Guardian Unlimited 10/25/2007
In this culturally chaotic space, appeared a familiar face. Reverend Jim Wallis, of Sojourners and - according to the Observer - "Gordon Brown...