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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...
Dayton Daily News 03/27/2006
Two evangelical Christian leaders, one identified with the political right and the other with the left, agreed Sunday that they are called to fight...
The Columbus Dispatch 03/27/2006
In the end, it wasn't gay marriage or abortion that set off sparks at yesterday's debate between two prominent evangelicals. Instead it was...
The Associated Press 03/26/2006
Jim Wallis and Russell Johnson have much in common. Both are evangelical ministers who care deeply about politics in America. Both want to see God at...
The Columbus Dispatch 03/25/2006
The 90-minute joint appearance before an expected standingroom-only audience of close to 1,000 at the Capitol Theatre Downtown will pit two Scripture...
Mother Jones (San Francisco) 03/24/2006
If Wallis' book helped people understand that one could be an Evangelical Christian and coherently support social justice and many core...
The American Spectator 03/17/2006
David Brooks, writing in the New York Times, declared the moral values voter a "myth." Over at the Washington Post, Charles Krauthammer...
Dayton Daily News 03/15/2006
Jim Wallis, the nationally recognized progressive evangelical, will join the Rev. Russell Johnson of Lancaster for a two-hour town meeting on faith...
Ekklesia (United Kingdom) 03/14/2006
Jim Wallis, recently dubbed 'Gordon Brown's Guru' on a recent visit to the UK, also led a delegation of US church leaders to meet with...
Dayton Daily News 03/12/2006
Jim Wallis, a nationally recognized progressive evangelical, has invited the Rev. Russell Johnson of Lancaster, the conservative evangelical leading...
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) 03/11/2006
The dark and tragic political events in which Bonhoeffer was involved are kept largely offstage, alluded to only when useful for making some...
World 03/11/2006
Your book seems very well-timed, given the attempt by Jim Wallis and others on the religious left to contest GOP dominance among evangelicals. Do you...
SNP Online 03/10/2006
Major world religions have a much different focus when it comes to the most critical social concerns in a society. Feed the hungry. Care for the poor...