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A Spiritual Glossary of Debt
Originally Posted: 05/17/2013 - 8:03am | Type: Blog

It is economically sensible to have debt. It is not economically sensible to throw debtors in jail, psychologically, spiritually, or actually. The goal of the following glossary is to get the question of debt ...

Getting Started
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 12:07pm | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Newberry Your congregation—large or small—has more to invest than you might expect. WANT TO PUT money to ...

Economics: Daily Show Correspondents Explain It All
Originally Posted: 07/06/2012 - 11:12am | Type: Blog

The Daily Show correspondents weigh in on why economists are more than just nerdy, high-panted economic yodas with no accountability. More inside the blog. Economists The corre ...

Isaiah and the Foreclosure Crisis
Originally Posted: 03/13/2012 - 11:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger What does God's "settlement" look like? Today’s Washington Post sits ope ...

Banking For the Rest of Us
Originally Posted: 04/10/2012 - 9:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacy Mitchell Banking used to be an agreement between neighbors, not a transaction between chairmen of the board. It's time for a n ...

Why I Love Credit Unions
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 11:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger The bigger the financial corporation, the quicker your dollar exits your community. I final ...

Foreclosure Resistance: A Prayer
Originally Posted: 02/23/2012 - 3:24pm | Type: Blog

EDITORS NOTE : If you would like to be involved in the case for Bertina’s home, Jeremy asks for prayer. He writes, “But true prayer does not stop at a longing of the heart expressed to God, it moves into the world with action for change.” If yo ...

Where to Move Your Money
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andy R. Loving While moving money from megabanks (“Time to Move Your Money?” by Jim Wallis, March 2010) is worth doing, where the money is ...

Move Your Money
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ken Sehested I very much appreciate Jim Wallis’ commentary (“Time to Move Your Money?” March 2010). I very muc ...

Video: Colbert Interviews Elizabeth Warren on Financial Reform
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>Stephen Colbert does the second best interview in recent memory with economist, passionate advocate for consumer protection, and veteran Sunday school teacher Elizabeth Warren. Second best, that is, ...

A Neighborhood View of Consumer Financial Protection
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

As someone who lives in Cleveland -- which in some years is identified as the poorest city in the U.S. As someone who lives in Cleveland -- which in some years is identified as th ...

'Doing God's Work': A Moral Case for Financial Reform
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

As financial reform legislation stalls in the Senate for the moment and embattled Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein testifies today before a congressional subcommittee, faith-based organizations an ...

Tea Party Militias?: Telling Mainstream Conservatives from Right Wing Extremists
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>The Southern Poverty Law Center has issued <a href="http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2010/spring/rage-on-the-right?ondntsrc=MBQ100370YNH&amp;news ...

Time to Move Your Money?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The banks must be sent a message: We find their behavior unacceptable. I’ve been talking with peopl ...

Going to Church on Wall Street to Talk About Ethical Economics
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> During Trinity Institute's 2009 conference & ...

A Bad Morality Play
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis What have we learned from the financial crisis? The Dow Jones Industrial Average recently returned ...

Creating Change in the Midst of Crisis: Re-thinking Our Values
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> In past years at Davos, I often found myself in ear ...

Prophets and Profits
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> Without a doubt, the collective American experience ...

Campaign Finance Outrage: Democracy for the Highest Bidder
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/Domestic/Washington-DC/9784402_5Kps2#663714046_sJ4m9"></a>Yesterday's <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/22/us/politic ...

Book Tour Diary: Changing the Script with Jon Stewart
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> Last night I was on The Daily Show again ...

Video: Jim Wallis on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> Jim Wallis is the author o ...