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Religion News Service 02/03/2006
Bono can quote entire sections of Scripture - he used his childhood Bible to prepare for Thursday's speech - and talks in terms of national...
AlterNet 02/02/2006
Sojourners, a social justice-minded Christian ministry with a knack for organizing via the internet, prompted 160 churches from 40 states to "...
The Washington Post 02/02/2006
Profile of Sen. Danforth: Jim Wallis, the left-leaning author of "God's Politics," declares hopefully that "the monologue of the...
The Daily Evergreen (Washington State University) 02/01/2006
In the words of Jim Wallis, “To be prudent and vigilant in the face of danger is good. But when a government offers to take away our vulnerability,...
Denver Post 02/01/2006
For two hours Tuesday night, church and State of the Union came together at the Master's Bible Church in Denver. A crowd of 60 people - pastors...
Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy 02/01/2006
So the "State of Our Values" Watches are opportunities to have people speak out against the decision that's going to be made Feb. 1st...
Statesman Journal (Salem, Oregon) 02/01/2006
About 30 people attended the "State of Our Union" event at the South Central Neighborhood home of Rita Thomas. It was part of a nationwide...
HeraldNet 02/01/2006
Dottie Villesvik of Everett organized the local discussion as one of 200 other similar interfaith events throughout the country put on by Sojourners...
Volunteer TV 02/01/2006
Organizers say the State of the Union watch was not a reaction to the current administration. The Interfaith Watch Program began back in 1995 by the...
Rocky Mountain News 02/01/2006
The event, bolstered by coffee and held in the church's comfortable amphitheater with a huge overhead screen, was the idea of Sojourners...
The Los Angeles Times 01/31/2006
A growing movement sees myriad causes beyond abortion and gay marriage. What about helping the poor and global warming?
TomPaine.com 01/30/2006
My friend, Rev. Jim Wallis, has said that the Bible talks about fighting poverty more than 3,000 times. Three thousand times. Our work here on earth...
The Christian Post 01/30/2006
Jim Wallis, founder and editor of Sojourners magazine, has been actively campaigning to open up a biblical moral agenda among evangelicals that...
The Columbus Dispatch 01/27/2006
The Rev. Jim Wallis, a founder of the religious activist group Call to Renewal, said the many references to the poor in the Bible are the evangelical...
Baylor University Magazine 01/25/2006
The Center for Family and Community Ministries in Baylor University's School of Social Work will partner with Sojourners, the Washington, D.C.-...
Asheville Citizen-Times 01/24/2006
“Sojourners” editor Jim Wallis, who says that “budgets are moral documents,” reports that the budget which passed in the House under Republican...
Spiked-Online 01/23/2006
Wallis, billed as a left-wing Evangelical, is critical of the secular dismissal of religion and offers moral values to the disoriented liberal.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 01/22/2006
Jim Wallis, founder of the group Sojourners and author of the bestselling "God's Politics," was among 115 people arrested on Capitol...
The Charleston Gazette 01/21/2006
Sojourners, the magazine founded and edited by Jim Wallis, hopes to organize more than 1,000 such groups to give a faith-based response to the vision...
Catholic Herald 01/19/2006
Offering three dynamic, contemporary Christian speakers Father Richard Rohr, O.F.M., a well-known spiritual writer and retreat leader who founded...