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NBC6 11/09/2006
In this election, both the Religious Right and the secular Left were defeated, and the voice of the moral center was heard," Jim Wallis said in...
Christianity Today 11/09/2006
"The Religious Right's dominance over politics and evangelicals has come to an end," said Jim Wallis, leader of the Sojourners/Call to...
Denver Post 11/09/2006
From the more liberal side of the religious spectrum, Sojourners magazine chief operating officer Jeff Carr said the "the losers in this...
Religion News Service 11/08/2006
."We succeeded in making this issue the `values' issue of the 2006 election," said the Rev. Paul Sherry, national director of the Let...
American Baptist Press 11/08/2006
Jeff Carr, chief operating officer of the evangelical social justice group Sojourners/Call to Renewal, said the results don’t necessarily mean...
Ekklesia (United Kingdom) 11/06/2006
A great deal also probably has to do with campaigns run by some evangelicals which have sought to persuade their fellow Christians to look beyond...
The Washington Post 11/06/2006
In Ohio, faithful Christians on the left are working to turn the tables on the Christian right. Using the language of equality and social justice,...
The News Journal (PA) 11/06/2006
Obviously, that doesn't mean all people of faith have the same values or attach the same priorities to them... "Overcoming poverty is a...
The Montgomery Advertiser 11/05/2006
Beginning with this election cycle, however, there exists among Christians on the left a more concerted effort to reclaim the moral high ground....
The San Francisco Chronicle 11/05/2006
New advocacy groups have emerged as well. Red Letter Christians -- named after editions of the New Testament that print the words of Jesus in red ink...
The Weekly Standard 11/04/2006
According to Bass, "evangelical voices have grown louder and more insistent that they--and they alone--are the true Christians, the ones with...
The Decatur Daily 11/04/2006
Beginning with this election cycle, however, there exists among Christians on the left a more concerted effort to reclaim the moral high ground....
The Providence Journal 11/03/2006
Jim Wallis, the evangelical founder of the progressive movement Sojourners/Call to Renewal, is one of many objecting to what he calls "the...
ABC- Good Morning America 11/03/2006
A recent Pew poll found that while 78 percent of evangelicals voted Republican in 2004, only 57 percent were inclined to vote for Republican...
The Columbus Dispatch 11/03/2006
Wallis, author of the book God’s Politics, founded the Washington, D.C.-based Sojourners/ Call to Renewal organization as a Christian ministry whose...
Lima News 11/02/2006
If God cast a ballot Tuesday, with which party would God affiliate? Author, theologian and activist Jim Wallis contends God is neither a Republican...
Seattle Times 11/02/2006
The war in Iraq. American children living in poverty. Environmental challenges. Saying it's time for people of faith to act on these issues,...
Explorer News 11/02/2006
Someone who understands this clearly is U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, an Illinois Democrat. In a speech this June, an excerpt of which appears in the...
Church Central 11/01/2006
Richard Land leads the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and is as conservative as they come. Jim Wallis, the...
The National Journal 10/31/2006
To counter what it calls "an enormous public misrepresentation of Christianity" by religious conservatives, the progressive social-action...