The Common Good

Results for 2008 Election

A Faithful Response to Human Rights Abuses
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>Yesterday I had the chance to attend a compelling panel hosted by the <A href="http://www.americanprogressaction.org/">Center for American Progress Action Fund</A> and <A href ...

The Times They Are A-Changin
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>The new political buzzword is change. The new political buzzword is change. Every candidate claims to be the change candidate-and every pundit is contrasting "ch ...

A Pre-Election Prayer for Our Next President
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>I'm volunteering for a presidential candidate, mostly making phone calls to people in various states at volunteer headquarters. I'm volunteering for a presi ...

Change Won in Iowa
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>Last night, Iowa voted for change - dramatic change Last night, Iowa voted for change - dramatic change Interestingly, Obama and Interestingly, Obama and H ...

Iowa and the Poles of Protestantism
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>Now that the people of Iowa have chosen Republican Mike Huckabee and Democrat Barack Obama as their nominees for president, pundits will spend much of the next few days (until New Hampshire at l ...

Two Fundamental Shifts
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>This evening, the presidential election of 2008 officially begins with the Iowa caucuses-intense political contests taking place in every county of that Midwestern state. ...

Debating with Dignity
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:28pm | Type: Blog

<P>It happened again. A presidential candidate's debate in two languages. It happened again. A presidential candidate's debate in two languages. Just as the De ...

Mitt Romney's Defining Moment
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>In what may be the defining moment of his campaign, Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and a Mormon, addressed the issue of faith and its bearing on his pursuit of the presiden ...

Video: Jim Wallis and the Evangelical Electorate on CBS
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

On the eve of his dialoge with the Southern Baptist Convention's Richard Land at the <a href="http://www.frcaction.org/index.cfm?c=WASH_BRIEFING">Family Research Council's Values Vote ...

Audio: Jim Wallis on "Value Voters" on The Tavis Smiley Show
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>Last week Jim was on The Tavis Smiley Show and talked about how the changing political landscape will affect the upcoming '08 election. Jim and Ken Blackwell, former Ohio secretary of state, deb ...

Video: Jim Wallis Announces Candidates Forum on Larry King
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrbm_d944mc">Watch it:</a></p> Watch it: This forum will be taking place at our Pentecost 20 ...

Brian McLaren: My Questions for the Democratic Candidates
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

<em>As </em><a href="http://www.beliefnet.com/blogs/godspolitics/2007/05/jim-wallis-ask-candidates.html"><em>Jim Wallis announced last week</em></a><em>, we& ...

Bob Francis: Second Commandment Republicans
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

<a title="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1599708,00.html" href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1599708,00.html"><em>Time</em>'s Jo ...

Amy Sullivan: Republicans Don't Own Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

I still have another month on self-imposed blogging hiatus so that I can finish my book. I still have another month on self-imposed blogging hiatus so that I can finish my book. B ...

Amy Sullivan: Republicans Don't Own Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

I still have another month on self-imposed blogging hiatus so that I can finish my book. I still have another month on self-imposed blogging hiatus so that I can finish my book. B ...