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Berea Mail 08/06/2014
Jim Wallis, the prominent US author, activist and theologian together with his trailblazing theologian wife, Joy Carroll Wallis will be in KZN for a...
Religion and Politics 08/05/2014
This rhetorical theme isn’t limited to television. In 2006, then-Senator Barack Obama addressed a conference hosted by the Christian social justice...
Fairfax Times 08/05/2014
As Jim Wallis, a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, and acclaimed commentator on ethics and public life, has frequently...
Mennonite World Review 08/04/2014
Now is the time to harness Christian support for immigration justice and meet the increasingly desperate need at the U.S. and Mexico border.
Deseret News 08/02/2014
But a blogger for Sojourners worries that talking about compensation packages distracts from a pastor's true purpose: serving God. "...
Insurance News Net 08/02/2014
FIFTY YEARS AGO, on Aug. 20, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act into law. It had already been a momentous year. The...
Intervarsity Press 07/31/2014
C. Christopher Smith is editor of The Englewood Review of Books, and a member of the Englewood Christian Church community on the urban Near Eastside...
Preston Yancey 07/31/2014
That's why I read and talk to and with and pray with and alongside Ann Voskamp and Ben Moberg; Glennon Doyle Melton and Derek Rishmawy; Jennie...
Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions 07/31/2014
Poverty Must No Longer Be With Us with Huruhisa Handa, Jim Wallis, Katherine Marshall, Dr. A T Ariyaratne, Tim Costello, Sulak Sivaraksa and Sr. Joan...
Red Letter Christians 07/31/2014
If there is one thing that most Christians of all denominations agree on, it is abortion. A 2012 Gallup poll found that 54% of American Catholics and...
Religion News Service 07/30/2014
Testimonies were coordinated by three groups: Creation Justice Ministries, the Washington-area chapter of Interfaith Power and Light and the...
The New York Times 07/30/2014
“The science is clear,” said Lisa Sharon Harper, the senior director of mobilizing for Sojourners, an evangelical organization with a social justice...
The Huntsville Times 07/30/2014
Saperstein's nomination has been praised by Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist...
Christian Post 07/30/2014
Under interim president Bill Robinson, the president emeritus of Whitworth University, the CCCU joined the Evangelical Immigration Table and recently...
Associated Baptist Press 07/28/2014
President Obama has nominated law professor and Rabbi David Nathan Saperstein as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. If...
Christianity Today 07/28/2014
President Obama nominated Rabbi David Saperstein this morning to be the next—and first non-Christian—United States ambassador-at-large for...
Time Magazine (online) 07/26/2014
Was the law made for people or people for the law?
America (The National Catholic Weekly) 07/26/2014
One of my dear friends, Jim Wallis at Sojourners in Washington, told me something I’ll never forget: “Politicians are always going to hold up their...
Huffington Post 07/25/2014
The horrible human costs and increasing danger the world is now facing in Gaza, Ukraine, and Iraq show the consequences of not telling the truth. And...
Daily Hampshire Gazette 07/25/2014
Let’s say you step into an elevator, push the button for the 10th floor, watch the doors slide shut and cast a quick glance at the other passengers...