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Aidsmap News 06/23/2006
. . . Of course, there is no question that some Global Fund programmes do provide care and support (and decriminalisation) for some groups in...
Religion News Service 06/22/2006
After wandering the political desert for nearly 40 years, organizers of a Spiritual Activism conference here said that the religious left is taking...
Political Cortex 06/15/2006
After attending a Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice, a Bay Area interfaith peace organization. steering committee meeting, where one of the...
The Christian Century 06/13/2006
About 1,200 people from 39 states attended the May 17-20 gathering, according to conference organizers. Attendees were armed with a "spiritual...
The Dallas Morning News 06/11/2006
Jim Wallis, the founder and editor of Sojourners magazine whom Democrats have sought for help in crafting a faith-based message, said Democrats are...
Winston-Salem Journal 06/10/2006
As the world marks 25 years since HIV and AIDS first appeared, a clash among high-profile evangelical leaders over an international relief foundation...
Zaman Daily News 06/10/2006
According to the new movement, Christian fundamentalists paid too much attention to Bush; they diverted to a path that ignores the basic Christian...
The American Prospect 06/09/2006
Jim Wallis, who is the founder and editor of Sojourners, a progressive Christian magazine, spends much of his time traveling the country talking to...
The Christian Post 06/06/2006
"Pro-Life Progressivism" must sound as oxymoronic to some citizens as "Pro-Choice Conservatism" must sound to others. That's...
The American Spectator 06/06/2006
Lesbian folk singer Emily Saliers, one half of the "Indigo Girls" duo, joined with her Methodist theologian father, Don Saliers, to write a...
PRNewswire 06/05/2006
The America's Second Harvest Network hosted the National Hunger Symposium along with other hunger-relief organizations bringing together leaders...
The New Mexican (Santa Fe) 06/03/2006
The New Mexico progressives are part of a more visible and assertive spiritual movement that emerged in recent years as a reaction against the...
The Dallas Morning News 06/03/2006
Valerie Karras teaches church history at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology. During school, she has little time for...
Townhall.com 06/02/2006
Reverend Jim Wallis's book, "God's Politics," in which he advised Democrats to recast their positions on issues to make them more...
The Chicago Tribune 06/02/2006
Focus on the Family founder James Dobson and religious broadcaster Pat Robertson may concur on many things, but one thing they do not agree on is how...
National Review Online 06/02/2006
If Mrs. Clinton becomes a presidential candidate in the next national election year, then 2008 will likely prove to be the Year of the Bible. That...
Washingtonian 06/01/2006
Jim Wallis's latest book, God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It, has sold nearly 300,000 copies. In...
The American Spectator 05/30/2006
WASHINGTON -- "Impeach President Bush!" urged Jim Winkler, head of the Capitol Hill-based United Methodist Board of Church and Society....
Newsweek 05/29/2006
Opposition to the Iraq war energized the "religious left." Now immigration is extending the life of the coalition. The most vocal have been...
The Washington Post 05/28/2006
Jim Wallis (the author of the influential God's Politics ) and others on the religious left have criticized evangelicals for getting Jesus'...