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Lancaster Intelligencer Journal 12/07/2005
Wallis, an evangelical Christian and editor of Sojourners magazine, drew more than 1,400 people to Lancaster Mennonite Tuesday night. In a wide-...
Lancaster New Era 12/07/2005
Sojourners leader tells countians how he hopes to dissuade Washington from balancing the budget on the backs of the poor.
12/07/2005
Fred Brancel notes that he's been reading the new book, "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It...
Detroit Free Press 12/07/2005
Jim Wallis, a Michigan native, cares passionately about mobilizing America's churches to help the needy. "God's Politics: Why the...
Herald Tribune (Florida) 12/05/2005
Author Jim Wallis says the Bible is about more than a few hot-button issues, and the biggest issue, poverty, is hardly addressed in the public debate.
Charlotte Observer 12/05/2005
There's been a hesitancy among Democrats to talk about that (religion). I (Rep. David Price) always quote Jim Wallis, who said, `Where would we...
The Dallas Morning News 12/03/2005
Jim Wallis, a progressive evangelical leader and author of God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It, said...
The Miami Herald 12/02/2005
Wallis, an evangelical Christian, argues that social progressives need to reclaim the language of religion and moral values from the right. He has...
The Wichita Eagle 12/02/2005
Readers are saying they are drawn to the book's message: Hot-button moral issues shouldn't detract from the mission of social justice.
MSU Alumni Magazine 12/02/2005
A new force is emerging in American politics that is trying to separate the right from the religious. That force is Jim Wallis, ’72, an Evangelical...
The Huntsville Times 12/02/2005
The Alabama Faith Coalition on Poverty and Public Policy is working to raise the issue in our next election. Huntsville's Interfaith Mission...
The Telegraph 11/28/2005
"They are all very drawn to him [Senator Barack Obama], very loyal to him, very excited about his political future," said panelist Rev. Jim...
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal 11/26/2005
Wallis will base his presentation on his book, "God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It," a New York Times...
The Wall Street Journal 11/23/2005
One would be hard pressed to call Solzhenitsyn and Niebuhr moral equivocators or utopians, but it is their humility before God that was our model.
The Christian Post 11/22/2005
Jim Wallis, convener of Sojourners and Call to Renewal, stressed, the faith community is driven to get "very involved" with "bold,...
The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy 11/22/2005
"The prophet Isaiah said: 'Woe to you legislators of infamous laws ... who refuse justice to the unfortunate, who cheat the poor among my...
The Christian Post 11/21/2005
"Woe to you legislators of infamous laws who refuse justice to the unfortunate, who cheat the poor among my people of their rights, who make...
Austin American-Statesman 11/21/2005
"Hope is believing despite the evidence and watching the evidence change," said the Rev. Emilee Dawn Whitehurst, the ministries'...
Beliefnet 11/21/2005
"This isn't a partisan issue, it's a stark moral choice," said the Rev. Jim Wallis, a progressive evangelical who heads the Call...
Newsbusters 11/20/2005
A revealing quote comes from Democratic activist Jim Wallis, who says that Obama manages to be passionate and principled without being ideological....