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The Philadelphia Inquirer 04/09/2006
For decades, the dominant voice of religion in the public square has been authoritarian, either traditionalist Catholic or the "God said it; I...
The Decatur Daily 04/08/2006
In his best-selling book "God's Politics," Jim Wallis argues that governmental budgets and tax policies are moral issues. The reason?...
Action Institute 04/07/2006
So from issues like immigration to global warming, the press is eager to find the fault lines of evangelical politics. And moving beyond the typical...
The Anniston Star.com 04/07/2006
In his best-selling book "God’s Politics," Jim Wallis argues that governmental budgets and tax policies are moral issues. The reason why?...
Pensacola News Journal 04/06/2006
A budget is "a moral document," in the view of national religious leader Jim Wallis. It's more than just politics -- especially this...
The Nation (NY) 04/06/2006
In the past year I put that question to religious leaders and lay people as I traveled around the country trying to understand what has brought us to...
Slate 04/05/2006
Lo and behold, there is a religious left. A week doesn't seem to pass without some group convening a conference on religion and liberalism. Last...
The Jamaica Observer 04/04/2006
Jim Wallis, in his book God's Politics: "God on our side - leads inevitably to triumphalism, self-righteousness, bad theology. The second...
Dayton Daily News 04/04/2006
Johnson and Wallis both are evangelical Christians but their faith has led them in different ways. Johnson, a conservative, is senior pastor of...
The Albert Lea Tribune 03/31/2006
“Jeshua Erickson's songwriting reflects strong faith and clear vision. Both are evident in ‘Swords into Plowshares.' It is hope-affirming...
Townhall.com 03/31/2006
If you listen to some conservative evangelicals these days, we are all standing in the middle of the battlefield of a great war. The War on Terrorism...
Wall Street Journal 03/30/2006
At the same time, the Hispanic Conference group opposes a House bill that would return illegals to their native lands and jail those who aid illegal...
Columbus Free Press 03/30/2006
Jim Wallis, author of God's Politics held a public lecture at St. John Arena at The Ohio State University on March 28, 2006. The lecture was...
The Seattle Times 03/30/2006
The fractures between some leading evangelicals and the Republican Party occur in a context of reawakening of what some call the Religious Left....
Columbus Free Press 03/29/2006
While Wallis agreed that addressing poverty is central to a Christian biblical ethic, individuals and churches giving to the poor is not enough;...
ABC News 03/28/2006
But Rev. Jim Wallis, a self-described progressive evangelical, said these activists are not focused on what Jesus would care about. "...
The Dallas Morning News 03/28/2006
Jim Wallis: More than any other name, people mentioned the Rev. Jim Wallis as the next Niebuhr. The liberal evangelical's book, God's...
Hartford Courant 03/28/2006
Not everyone believes there is such a thing as the religious left. The Rev. Louis Sheldon, chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition, for example...
Ekklesia (United Kingdom) 03/27/2006
Colonel Dewar mocked the idea that prayer could thwart dictatorship and described weapons as God’s “tools” for use “in the real world.” Mr. Bartley...
The Cincinnati Enquirer 03/27/2006
A town-hall style meeting featuring two evangelical Christian leaders here this afternoon kicks off a three-day tour called "God is Not a...