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Submission: Freedom and Community
Originally Posted: 04/05/2013 - 4:20pm | Type: Blog

Freedom has always been important to Americans, but a short-sighted definition of freedom has played havoc with the common good recently. Communities, essential to our survival and well-being, are suffering. ...

Letter: Fighting the idea of corporate citizenship
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 1:20pm | Type: Press

April 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael D. O’Connor ...

Whatever Happened to the “Common Good”?
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 12:03pm | Type: Press

April 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Relearning to Read
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Jung Pyo Hong Truth Speaks to Power: The Countercultural Nature of Scripture. Westminster John Knox DREAMS CA ...

A Global Call for a New Social Covenant
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis "This is not merely a philosophical enterprise; it is an urgent matter that requires moral courage." ...

God, Cellphones, Quarterly Earnings and the Search for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/08/2013 - 4:02pm | Type: Press

April 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Arianna Huffington ...

On God's Side: Jim Discusses the Book
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 4:22pm | Type: Media

Offsite Video New York Times Bestselling Author Jim Wallis discusses his latest book, On God's Side.  (Common good) New York Times Bestselling Author Jim Wa ...

Finding Common Ground for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 2:33pm | Type: Press

April 1, 2013 Sojo in the News WNYC ...

Common Good Video Series: Rebirth in the Dominican Republic
Originally Posted: 03/28/2013 - 4:43pm | Type: Media

Offsite Video Fundsasurza is a nonprofit in the Dominican Republic that focuses holistically on the community. Through recycling programs, it funds services for senior citizens, w ...

Stars Align on South Africa Human Rights Day
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

There is visceral identification by South Africans with the suffering of the Palestinians. Having achieved our freedom we can fall into the trap of washing our hands of difficu ...

Reclaiming the Commons
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 12:44pm | Type: Blog

It appears the European commons is a legacy of historic Christianity, while American individualism is a new creation of this country’s Protestant right, or of capitalism gone wild. ...

Common Good Meme
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 6:47pm | Type: Photo

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Sojo Stories: The Preemptive Love Coalition
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:52pm | Type: Media

Brandon Hook Offsite Video (Common good) Common good ...

'We Dare Not Postpone Action'
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Christian Churches Together Church leaders respond, 50 years later, to King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail." ...

A Gospel for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 1:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Christianity is a call to a relationship that changes all our other relationships. OUR LIFE TOGETH ...

The Economics of Abundance
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 9:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Vincent Miller Austerity budgets in hard economic times are bad economics - and questionable theology. AS THE ...

What Does It Mean to Be on God's Side?
Originally Posted: 03/28/2013 - 9:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The need for the common good has never seemed so timely. I RECENTLY FINISHED a new book, which we ...

Sojo Stories: The Preemptive Love Coalition
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 10:19am | Type: Blog

A few weeks back at the Justice Conference we had the chance to sit down with Jeremy Courtney, cofounder of the Preemptive Love Coalition, and tell the story of his amazing work in Iraq providing heart surgery ...

2013 Civil Rights Pilgrimage
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 4:03pm | Type: Media

Sandi Villarreal Joe Biden, John Lewis, and the Long Road to Reconciliation ...

Pastors: It's Time to Speak Out for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/01/2013 - 3:00pm | Type: Press

March 1, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Pastors: It's Time to Speak Out for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 3:20pm | Type: Blog

Politics at its best serves the common good — far above any one interest or political party. And right now in Washington, we see that playing out as we continue to reach accord on immigration reform. But when ...

Sequester Roundup - HuffPost Live
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 2:25pm | Type: Press

February 26, 2013 Sojo in the News The Huffington Post ...

Our Pastoral Letter on the Budget — And My Hope for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 3:34pm | Type: Blog

The sequester battle is a good but tragic example of how the idea of the common good is failing in American politics. The sequester battle is a good but tragic example of how the ...

Who Obama should pick to replace Giglio
Originally Posted: 01/11/2013 - 12:41pm | Type: Press

January 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Alex Seitz-Wald ...

Seeking Justice for all
Originally Posted: 01/10/2013 - 4:39pm | Type: Press

January 10, 2013 Sojo in the News World Vision Report ...

A New Year
Originally Posted: 01/03/2013 - 4:01pm | Type: Blog

Don’t forget the time you just had with your children and those family and friends you have spent these last days with. And let’s remember that these closest relationships are so very important. Let this be a ...

The Bells
Originally Posted: 12/13/2012 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

Let us talk for a minute, blunt and honest and not polite for a change, about that which is never said and ought to be: that the divisions and disagreements among the Christian sects and traditions are silly a ...

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 ...

Calling All Filmmakers: Show Us What the Common Good Means to You
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 3:44pm | Type: Blog

We’re looking for one- to three-minute submitted videos that examine what the common good means to you. We’ll send you an advance copy of Jim’s book for inspiration, and you take it from there. ...

To redeem democracy, get values back into politics
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 5:13pm | Type: Press

November 5, 2012 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Jim Wallis on U.S. election (Hr. 2)
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 4:56pm | Type: Press

November 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Michael Enright ...

The Prerequisite of the Common Good
Originally Posted: 01/29/2013 - 5:40pm | Type: Press

November 8, 2012 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Our Interview with Jim Wallis on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 4:52pm | Type: Press

November 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Christian Piatt ...

God after 2012: How did election change religion and politics landscape?
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 4:51pm | Type: Press

November 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Tenety ...

Homebrewed CultureCast Post-Election Special with Jim Wallis
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Press

November 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Christian Piatt ...

The Prerequisite of the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/24/2013 - 6:14pm | Type: Blog

The results of the presidential election showed how dramatically a very diverse America is changing; people are longing for a vision of the common good that includes everyone. As one commentator put it “the de ...

Emerging Hope
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 3:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Take heart! A new generation is ready to lead. I’VE ALWAYS LOOKED forward to Advent. It’s a time e ...

Paul’s Politics
Originally Posted: 11/02/2012 - 11:29am | Type: Blog

The apostle Paul calls the church in Corinth a body — and that’s political language: “God has arranged the parts in the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be … As it is, there are many parts, ...

Give Us This Day Our Daily Vote
Originally Posted: 10/22/2012 - 9:16am | Type: Blog

While several years pass between presidential elections, we vote for the collective benefit of our global common good on numerous occasions with each passing day. In a few week ...

How to Choose a President
Originally Posted: 10/24/2012 - 1:57pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The faith agenda in an election year? Start with "the least of these." AS I CAREFULLY wa ...

On the Incalculable Power of the People
Originally Posted: 09/28/2012 - 12:26pm | Type: Blog

While speech is free, the influence of common people connected through community is beyond calculation, and such a movement is needed to ensure our government is truly of the people, by the people, and for the ...

The Line Movie Featured Media
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:53pm | Type: Media

Offsite Video The Line Movie (Common good) The Line Movie Common good ...

6 Suggestions for Christians for Engaging in Politics
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 3:45pm | Type: Blog

Every four years, posts about politics pop up with increasing frequency on social media, eliciting often-furious back-and-forths that usually end up doing nothing more than reminding each side how right they a ...

Roots of the Common Good
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 12:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Solidarity may be all but dead in our politics, but it still lives around the edges of our culture. ...

Behold, The Dreamer Cometh
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Korla Masters Rev. Doug Mork Duane Shank Peggy Flanagan ...

Life Lessons From Baseball
Originally Posted: 07/19/2012 - 2:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Our call from God is to offer hope where nobody else does. I have been a Little League baseball co ...

The Politics of Aslan
Originally Posted: 06/11/2012 - 9:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The lion helped inspire my hope to write a biblical and theological defense of the common good, something that has been almost ...

What Chief Justice Roberts Did Not Say
Originally Posted: 06/28/2012 - 3:15pm | Type: Blog

In upholding the ACA, Roberts said that a judgment as to the wisdom of the law is reserved to the people. I say: the law is a good thing. In 2009, during the debate over health ca ...

A New Hymn for Justice
Originally Posted: 06/20/2012 - 9:38am | Type: Blog

Carolyn Winfrey Gillette wrote this hymn based on Micah 6:8 after attending Bread for the World’s Lobby Day on June 12th and reading Jim Wallis’ “The Missing Religious Principle in Our Budget Debates.” ...

Gifts with Conscience for Dads and Grads
Originally Posted: 06/14/2012 - 11:53am | Type: Blog

Looking for a last-minute gift for Fathers Day or a graduate? Here's a few suggestions of unique gifts that keep on giving. Looking for a last-minute gift for Fathers Day or ...