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The Washington Times 07/31/2006
ECI, sponsored by 86 evangelical leaders, released a statement in February titled "Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action." ECI...
The American Spectator 07/31/2006
Keenly aware that evangelicals are now a key voting bloc, conservative and liberal religionists are trying to capture their attention on Global...
OpEdNews.com 07/31/2006
A cynical attitude about the religious right is no longer a luxury that politically conscious and morally sensitive people such as progressives can...
Christianity Today 07/28/2006
Michael Gerson, recently resigned Bush speechwriter and adviser, on how evangelicals should comport themselves in the public square.
OpEdNews.com 07/27/2006
I know that many liberal Christians are involved in the grassroots movement to save our country from the dark forces allied in this Bushite regime....
Action Institute 07/26/2006
Where Democrats differ from the religious vote they are courting is their view of the extent to which government can sign itself up as a key agent in...
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 07/24/2006
Tom Tift believes it's time for spiritual discourse to take a left turn. Tift, a staffer at First United Methodist Church of Boca Raton, wants...
Episcopal News Service 07/21/2006
In his remarks, [Dr. Richard] Land pointed out that Christians are "to act redemptively and to reach out to those who are hurting, whether they...
The Christian Post 07/20/2006
Earlier this year American evangelicals, long credited with having a powerful and vigorous voice in national politics, weighed in on the issue. The...
Washington Jewish Week 07/19/2006
On the liberal side of the religious spectrum, evangelical author-activist Rev. Jim Wallis suggested that some of the harsher measures being proposed...
Front Page Magazine 07/19/2006
Surprise, surprise. "Evangelical Left" leader Jim Wallis has joined National Council of Churches chief Bob Edgar and Islamic Society of...
NPR 07/14/2006
Illinois Sen. Barak Obama talks with Renee Montagne about his call for Democrats to reach out to evangelical Christians. Republicans have long laid...
Tidings (Montreal) 07/14/2006
How did Jesus become pro-war, pro-American and pro-rich? That's what novelist, journalist and screenwriter Dan Wakefield wanted to know when...
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles 07/14/2006
The fast-emerging religious left contrasts sharply on many issues -- from homosexual marriage to socialized medicine -- with its longer-established...
The Purple Pew 07/12/2006
Although I don’t agree with Jim Wallis’ left-leaning and seemingly politically-motivated assessment that Christians should participate in politics to...
The Hill 07/12/2006
Jim Wallis, editor in chief of the liberal evangelical magazine Sojourners, who has counseled the Democrats since the 2004 election, has argued there...
The Christian Post 07/10/2006
More than 15,000 teenaged Lutherans were encouraged to answer the call to "clear up the confusion about faith" during the Evangelical...
CBS News 07/10/2006
At a church in Washington, hundreds of committed Christians met recently and tried to map out a strategy to get their values into the political...
The Boston Globe 07/10/2006
IN THE SPRING OF LAST YEAR, President Bush flew to Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. Because of its conservative religious reputation, his...
The American Spectator 07/10/2006
WASHINGTON -- Religious left activist Jim Wallis (author of the best-selling Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It) threw a...