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Patheos 12/27/2013
Let’s go further. Jim Wallis started Sojourners with a hole-y Bible, a Bible with all the verses about “the poor, wealth and poverty, and social...
The Washington Post 12/24/2013
The government shutdown in October left little to make us proud. But three Republican senators—Susan Collins (Me.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Kelly...
Patheos 12/23/2013
This, combined with all I’ve read at Sojourners and in Time magazine, among other places about these low-risk (to us), high-efficiency (for us)...
USA Today 12/23/2013
Jim Wallis, The Huffington Post: "The remarkable acts of kindness and grace we see with Pope Francis are the natural response from a disciple...
Toronto Star 12/23/2013
Wynne also plans to finish reading Steve Paikin’s book, Paikin and the Premiers, Louise Penny’s Brutal Telling and God’s Politics by Jim Wallis.
The Columbus Dispatch 12/21/2013
The Rev. Jim Wallis highlighted the debate in his 2005 New York Times bestseller, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t...
Huffington Post 12/20/2013
Pope Francis is TIME's Person of the Year. But that is only because Jesus is his "Person of the Day" -- every day.
Huffington Post 12/20/2013
Do you believe in the spiritual realm? I mean really believe; not in your head -- in your disciplines?
Ekklesia 12/20/2013
The comments come in a Facebook post by Jim Wallis, founder and leader of the Sojourners magazine and community in Washington DC, a pastor and...
The Episcopal News 12/18/2013
The lecture series honors her life and ministry by addressing topics of peace and justice through the empowerment of women. Presiding Bishop...
Hola Arkansas 12/18/2013
On day 18, “Fast for Families” welcomed the visit of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. SEIU’s Eliseo Medina, from National Korean...
National Catholic Reporter 12/18/2013
The immediate deadline was Dec. 13. Negotiators Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., have reached a small deal to keep the...
Relevant Magazine 12/18/2013
The initiative brought together voices from across the evangelical spectrum, from denominational leaders, from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Dr....
Christian Post 12/18/2013
Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) (L) and Rev. Jim Wallis (R) discuss "Competing Visions of the Common Good: Rethinking Help for the Poor," at the...
Religion News Service 12/17/2013
Tony Campolo might rightly be described as one of the founding fathers of the modern day “Christian left.” An ordained baptist minister and son of a...
JD Supra 12/17/2013
The four original fasters—Eliseo Medina, Dae Joong Yoon of NAKASEC, Lisa Sharon Harper of Sojourners, and Cristian Avila of Mi Familia Vota— fasted...
Holyrood 12/16/2013
In his book, The Soul of Politics, published in the US, Jim Wallis, talks about the relationship between politics and morality being absolutely vital...
Tumbling Theology 12/14/2013
That article from Sojourners that I just linked (x) has another great line: “It is not the cashier’s job to share the church’s story of God coming to...
Huffington Post 12/13/2013
"But this is not the end," said Jim Wallis, who has also fasted. "This is the beginning."
Huffington Post 12/13/2013
The list of visitors while I was in the tent, including some who joined the fast, reads like a virtual Who's Who: Gloria Steinem, charismatic...