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How can we create policies that bless people for generations?
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 1:59pm | Type: Press

May 24, 2012 Sojo in the News Lisa Sharon Harper ...

Environmentalism as a religious cause
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 1:19pm | Type: Press

May 10, 2012 Sojo in the News Minnesota Public Radio ...

Religious Left Holds Prayer Vigil at Supreme Court Over Immigration Law
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:46pm | Type: Press

April 25, 2012 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

In Advance of SCOTUS Hearing, National Religious Leaders Kick off 48 Hour Vigil to Stop Arizona’s Harsh Anti-Immigrant Laws
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:47pm | Type: Press

April 24, 2012 Sojo in the News Interfaith Immigration Coalition ...

Banking For the Rest of Us
Originally Posted: 04/10/2012 - 8:30am | 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 ...

Media Coverage Of Evangelical Christians Ignores Blacks And Latinos
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:25pm | Type: Press

March 28, 2012 Sojo in the News Nadra Kareem Nittle ...

Faith Leaders and Lawmaker Criticize House GOP Budget on Press Call
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:30pm | Type: Press

March 21, 2012 Sojo in the News Casey Schoeneberger ...

GOP Budget Proposal: Faith Leaders Say It Is 'Immoral' And 'Irresponsible'
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:30pm | Type: Press

March 21, 2012 Sojo in the News Annalisa Musarra ...

Why Liberty Needs Justice: A Response to the Tea Party-Occupy Film
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:31pm | Type: Press

March 20, 2012 Sojo in the News Lisa Sharon Harper ...

Ala. immigration law is conference backdrop
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:06pm | Type: Press

March 14, 2012 Sojo in the News Jennifer Davis Rash ...

Evangelicalism: Black or White?
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:36pm | Type: Press

March 14, 2012 Sojo in the News Rudy Rasmus ...

New books unfold history, Bible, politics
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:06pm | Type: Press

March 12, 2012 Sojo in the News Kay Campbell ...

13 Religious Women to Watch in 2012
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:07pm | Type: Press

March 7, 2012 Sojo in the News Catherine Woodiwiss ...

Franklin Graham and the black-white gap in American evangelicalism
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:09pm | Type: Press

March 1, 2012 Sojo in the News Alan Bean ...

Pews and Politics
Originally Posted: 02/23/2012 - 1:09pm | Type: Blog

If you’ve watched 6 minutes of news in the last few weeks, you know what this is all about: Christian leaders hurling attacks and using faith as a weapon to score political points. From presidential candidates ...

Obama Birth Control Compromise Take 2
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 3:42pm | Type: Press

February 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Christine A. Scheller ...

Clash on Dodd-Frank ‘conflict minerals’
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 3:12pm | Type: Press

January 26, 2012 Sojo in the News Tim Mak ...

Politics Are Personal
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 2:46pm | Type: Press

January 11, 2012 Sojo in the News Christine A. Scheller ...

A Poem for Advent: "Living Sacrifices"
Originally Posted: 12/08/2011 - 9:35am | Type: Blog

Empty stomachs moan. The .000258 percent hedge their bets against the common good. Living Sacrifices By Lisa Sharon Harper   The 99 percent offers work and wealth ...

Christian Perspectives on Social Justice Issues: Abortion
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 1:03pm | Type: Blog

In an ongoing series, Sojourners' Director of Mobilizing, Lisa Sharon Harper, and her Left, Right and Christ co-author, D.C. Innes, offer Christian perspectives on abortion. ...

Join a Circle of Protection on Nov. 16: Standing For and With the Poor
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 9:52am | Type: Blog

The New York City Human Circle will be replicated throughout across the nation, when faith leaders host Human Circles as members of the Sojourners National Mobilizing Circle, which is bringing together faith a ...

Is The American Dream God's Dream?
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 10:07am | Type: Blog

Nearly 50 million Americans are currently living below the poverty line (that is $22,000 for a household of four) and half of them are working full time jobs. Edit ...

Behind the Numbers: We Are Mobilizing!
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Do the numbers 917 billion, 1.5 trillion, 690 billion, 98 billion, and 32 mean anything to you? Do the numbers 917 billion, 1.5 trillion, 690 billion, 98 billion, and 32 mean an ...

Left, Right and Christ on Social Issues: #OccupyWallStreet
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

Editor's Note: HuffPost Religion is running a series of posts by Sojourners' Director of Mobilizing Lisa Sharon Harper and D.C. Editor's Note: HuffP ...

Lisa Sharon Harper answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Blog

From the Catalyst Conference for evangelical Christian leaders in Atlanta, Sojourners' Director of Mobilizing, Lisa Sharon Harper, gives her answer to, "What is an Evangelical?" ...

A History Lesson for Herman Cain
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 5:24am | Type: Blog

Dear Herman, On September 28, you actually called African-Americans "brainwashed" for their support of the Democratic Party. Dear Herman, On September 28, you ...

Picture This
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Picture this: Hundreds of thousands of women, men, and children plod across barren cracked earth. Picture this: Hundreds of thousands of women, men, and children plod across bar ...

Sojourners Launches Radio and Facebook Ads Calling Politicians to Remember the Poor
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

If you live in Kentucky, Nevada, or Ohio and listen to Christian or country radio, you'll be hearing some of Sojourners' new radio ads calling for legislators to remember the least of these during th ...

The Ryan Plan: A Declaration of War on the Poor
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

I've been fasting for 15 days in solidarity with the <a href="https://secure3.convio.net/sojo/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&amp;page=UserAction&amp;id=399&amp;autologin=true" ta ...

Rep. King is Saying 'No' in the Face of Jesus
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;">At the climax of <em>The King's Speech</em>, I held my breath with the rest of the packed audience and hoped to God that history was kind to King G ...

Waiting for Love in a Tea Party World
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Last week I sat at a breakfast table with prominent New York City faith leaders. The topic of the morning was: "In this post-election moment, what issues are you passionate about? ...

Grass-Roots Practitioners, in Their Own Words
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

From September 7 to 11, the <a href="http://ccda.org" target="_blank">Christian Community Development Association</a> (CCDA) celebrated 20 years of restoring under-resourced com ...

'Welcome, Cordoba House!'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<em>[<strong>Editor's Note: </strong>Lisa Sharon Harper spoke at a candlelight vigil in support of the Cordoba House in New York on September 10. Below is her transcription of the speech ...

Why My Faith Calls Me to March
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

In my research into how to build grassroots ministries that are sustainable and Christ-centered for my books, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310292891?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wwwbeckygarri-20&a ...

From Fear to Fact: U.S. Citizen Arrested for 'Driving While Latino' in Arizona
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>Certain moments in our nation's history have consistently opened the door for the least civil voices to enact evil through civil policy: think the institution of race-based U.S. slavery, the In ...

Turning the Tables of White-European-Male-Privilege: 'Our' Tables, 'Their' Tables, and New Tables
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

[<a href="../tag/emergent-and-race/">Read more of this blog conversation</a> in response to the <em>Sojourners </em>article "<a href="http://www.sojo.net/index. ...

Live from New York: It's the New Conversation
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> Last night at the historic Riverside Church, Jim Wa ...

Book Tour Diary: Riverside Church and Rock and Roll
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> Last night, at the historic Riverside Church, New Y ...

The Collapse of Evangelicalism?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

In the March 10 edition of <em>The Christian Science Monitor</em>, <a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0310/p09s01-coop.html">Michael Spencer predicts "the coming evangelica ...