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High Stakes For Church and State
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis For many people of faith, the elections have shown that what is needed is nothing short of a new confession of Christ. ...

The Politics Of Piety
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Sullivan When candidates claim God as their campaign manager, you can be sure they're trying to divert attention from the real qu ...

The Power of Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis There is probably no more divisive time in America than an election season. There is probably no more divisive time in America than an electi ...

It's Almost Over...
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. We'll miss much about the election season. Or not. This has been a tough e ...

The Religous Right Era Is Over
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis God is not a Republican. Or a Democrat. God is not a Republican. God i ...

Take Back the Faith
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The best contribution of religion is precisely not to be a loyal partisan. Many of ...

Playing Doctor, Playing God.
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Smietana Should embryos be created for stem cell research? Jack Kessler wants his daughter ...

The Machine Ate My Vote
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone E-voting may make us nostalgic for hanging chads. Florida, Florida, ...

Color Lines and Party Lines
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Race and politics in 2004. Race Race - as a question of black ...

Eucharist in an Election Year
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger What is hiding behind the flag of 'moral decency'? It' ...

Beyond Voter Registration
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 4:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter A recent survey of political involvement by black ch ...

It Was a Tie
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis President-elect George W. Bush, as a victor who lost the popular vote and won the presidency with a 5-4 Supreme Court decision ...

Electoral Shock
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. At press time our nation hung in the balance. At press time our nation hung in the balance. Eve ...

Lifting All Boats
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Let the good times roll! President Bill Clinton was absolutely beaming as he reported the U.S. Census Bureau's annual pov ...

The Democratic Dance
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum On the campaign trail, populism's hot—but will it last? In the early 1950s, Memphis r ...

Should Joe Lieberman Keep his Faith to Himself?
Originally Posted: 08/05/2011 - 1:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The real question is not whether religious values should help shape politics, but how. Some people ...

Quiz the Candidates, Then Vote!
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Carter Echols Bring poverty into the campaign. Election seasons present difficult decisions for Christians. ...

Clean Money
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Micah L. Sifry For activists dedicated to transforming the role that money plays in our politics, these are the best of times and the wors ...

A New Branch of Government?
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Protesting campaign finance corruption and the "dumb or dumber" choices of many current elections, activist filmmak ...

The Choice
Originally Posted: 09/19/2014 - 12:17pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. In just a few short months you'll wake up on a crisp Tuesday after the first Monday in November and do your part to dr ...

The Bulworth Factor
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:17pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The 2000 presidential election promises to be the biggest fiasco since 1920, when monied interests foisted Warren G. ...

What's an FBO?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The emergence of the term "faith-based organization" in political discussion (and its acronym FBO) may signal one of ...