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Huffington Post 04/11/2014
Boston's Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the closest American prelate to Pope Francis, took nine other bishops to the Mexican-American border for...
DC City Biz List 04/11/2014
The event's Master of Ceremonies was Jim Wallis, a bestselling author and public theologian who frequently comments on ethical issues and public...
Huffington Post 04/11/2014
In 1853, no one could have imagined that the end of slavery in the United States was just 10 years away. Since the 1660s, race-based slavery had...
FCNL 04/10/2014
That recognition of the shared agenda of people of faith is why we also included Bishop Holley from the Archdiocese of Washington, the President of...
A World At School 04/10/2014
Other members of the Emergency Coalition include: • Raj Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development • Alice Albright,...
Al Jazeera 04/10/2014
"Representative Goodlatte is a politician, we all understand that," said Lisa Sharon Harper, a member of the Christian social justice...
The Sun News 04/09/2014
McLaren is an author, speaker, activist and networker among innovative Christian leaders. He has written more than a dozen books including “A New...
Ventura County Star 04/09/2014
The two-hour rally featured a variety of religious leaders who said their faith demands reform. Jim Wallis, founder of the evangelical Sojourners,...
Cleveland Plain Dealer 04/04/2014
Baseball's opening day "reminds us that at the heart of our lives is a need for joy and hope. Easter reveals its source," writes...
The Philadelphia Inquirer 04/03/2014
Last November, Fast for Families drew national attention when some of its leaders and supporters fasted for 22 days in a tent near the U.S. Capitol....
The Associated Press 04/03/2014
Michel Zajur, CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Virginia, lauded the entrepreneurial spirit of immigrants and Jim Wallis of the Christian...
Huffington Post 04/03/2014
Oh my, did I need Opening Day this year. Opening Day, of course, is the first day of the baseball season. For baseball fans, it is a time when hope...
CBS Philly 04/02/2014
“We’ve been calling on people to fast because now is the time,” said Lisa Sharon Harper (at lectern in photo), who works for the DC-based Sojourners.
Finger Lake Times 04/02/2014
I am continually reminded that we are a Christian country. Evangelist Jim Wallis has pointed out that there are several hundred references in the...
Christian Retailing 03/31/2014
Select titles from the Religion Nonfiction finalists are: Boring by Michael Kelley (B&H Books); Consider the Birds by Debbie Blue (Abingdon Press...
Patheos 03/31/2014
The last forty years — basically, ever since Roe vs. Wade — the Christian right has so dominated the way Christianity’s politics and social identity...
Media Matters 03/28/2014
Jim Wallis, the president and founder of Sojourners, reiterated that fact in a Time.com op-ed, writing: "Young people, who came here as children...
Huffington Post 03/28/2014
I live in Washington, D.C., a city in which mistakes are messaged and shortcomings are spun. True confession and true repentance do not occur --...
The Wire 03/27/2014
Co-writer Ari Handel said in an interview with Cathleen Falsani of Sojourners that Ila was a way to explore Noah's love. "Obviously the...
Salon 03/27/2014
According to Timothy King, chief strategy officer for progressive Christian advocacy group Sojourners, these are conditions which run entirely...