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Cook County News Herald 12/23/2005
This was the culmination of a year-long effort by people of faith to teach our nation’s political leaders that “a budget is a moral document.” I was...
The American Enterprise 12/22/2005
In fact, the highest one on the list was Jim Wallis’s God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It at Number 13. But the...
Boise Weekly 12/21/2005
Evangelical Christian author Jim Wallis offers what he calls "the fourth option." He describes a group of non-right-wing Christians "...
Black America Web 12/20/2005
But even as Christians such as the Wal-Mart protestors turned the spirit of Christmas on its head by dwelling on the superficial, another group of...
The Toledo Blade 12/18/2005
The day before this courageous House vote, the Rev. Jim Wallis and 113 others were arrested on Capitol Hill for protesting their idea of a true...
Winston-Salem Journal 12/17/2005
Officials said that 114 protesters were arrested after they blocked the main entrance to the Cannon House Office Building during a carefully...
Santa Maria Times 12/16/2005
"Budgets are moral documents that reflect our priorities," says Jim Wallis, a leader of the Christian Left. "The choice to cut...
Townhall.com 12/16/2005
The group's founder, Jim Wallis, called the event "a revival," adding that, "We're here because of Jesus, because of our...
Catholic News Service 12/16/2005
"There is a Christmas scandal in this nation that has nothing to do with people at shopping malls saying 'Happy Holidays' instead of...
The Des Moines Register 12/16/2005
"Arguing that these budget and tax reconciliation bills reduce the deficit, when that is clearly not the case, reflects lack of respect for...
American Health Line 12/15/2005
In related news, 114 religious leaders and activists onWednesday were arrested for blocking the entrance to acongressional office building as they...
The Coloradoan (Fort Collins, CO) 12/15/2005
Protesters gathered in front of the offices of Sen. Wayne Allard and Rep. Marilyn Musgrave in Loveland on Wednesday evening to oppose a controversial...
The Washington Times 12/15/2005
Several religious leaders and protesters, led by Jim Wallis, founder of the progressive evangelical Sojourners, were arrested yesterday after...
The Washington Times 12/15/2005
"There is a Christmas scandal in this nation ... and it is the budget that is an assault on poor people and low-income families," said Jim...
Toronto Star 12/15/2005
Yesterday, 115 religious activists were arrested on Capitol Hill protesting some $50 billion in cuts over five years in a House of Representatives...
Suburban Chicago Newspapers 12/15/2005
On Wednesday night, concerned citizens, many of them Christians, braved the cold and snow and attended a "Vigil for a moral budget." The...
The Chicago Tribune 12/15/2005
For Wallis, an author who has argued that progressives have been passive and allowed conservatives to exploit faith as a potent political issue, the...
The Franklin County Courier 12/14/2005
The protest on Capitol Hill, supported by more than seventy other prayer vigils around the country, was called by Sojourners and Call to Renewal, a...
CNSNews.com 12/14/2005
"There is a Christmas scandal in this nation," Wallis told the group, "but it has nothing to do with shopping malls or saying '...
Kaiser network.org 12/14/2005
Jim Wallis, editor of the liberal Christian journal Sojourners and an organizer of the protest, said that conservative religious leaders "have...