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Michael Gerson: Elevated by the common good
Originally Posted: 05/07/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Press

May 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Gerson ...

Theologian: America needs to find 'the common good'
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 3:32pm | Type: Press

May 6, 2013 Sojo in the News Luke Simmons ...

Pastor Jim Wallis: Get Out Of The Pews, Go Out And Help
Originally Posted: 05/07/2013 - 3:17pm | Type: Press

May 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Robin Young ...

Six Months After Superstorm Sandy, Hope Emerges
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 11:58am | Type: Press

May 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Politics can benefit from religion, author says
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 11:55am | Type: Press

May 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Megan Quinn ...

What Jim Wallis, Chicago, and Free-Market Economists Can Teach Us About the Common Good
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 4:00pm | Type: Press

April 26, 2013 Sojo in the News Tyler Castle ...

The High Price of Cheap Clothing
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 3:52pm | Type: Press

April 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Warren Olney ...

Sojourners’ Jim Wallis Ponders Immigration, Guns at Washington National Cathedral
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 9:39am | Type: Press

April 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeff Walton ...

Jim Wallis Returns to the CultureCast
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 10:05am | Type: Press

April 24, 2013 Sojo in the News Christian Piatt ...

Stories That Change the World
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 10:03am | Type: Press

April 25, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Creating a Culture of Unity Through Interfaith Cooperation
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 9:42am | Type: Press

April 27, 2013 Sojo in the News Rachael McNeal ...

Fr. Michael Lapsley’s 'Redeeming the Past: My Journey from Freedom Fighter to Healer'
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 8:46am | Type: Blog

To know former anti-apartheid warrior Father Michael Lapsley today is to rejoice in how, as taught by St. Paul, “suffering is for the salvation and hope of others.” Most American ...

If You Eat Food, Read This
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 7:50am | Type: Blog

If you eat food, here are two newish books you should know about. If you eat food, here are two newish books you should know about. You may already have met Robert H. Lusti ...

Colm Toibin’s 'Testament of Mary' Brings Jesus’ Mother Down to Earth
Originally Posted: 04/23/2013 - 5:47pm | Type: Blog

How far can one go in retelling a Bible story, adding things that are not in the original? In The Testament of Mary, Colm Toibin goes a long way. NEW YORK — How far can one go in ...

National and community prosperity require rapport-building
Originally Posted: 04/22/2013 - 11:48am | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Matt Braman ...

We Are in a Battle for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Theologian Jim Wallis: Restore Faith In The Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 11:33am | Type: Press

April 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Steve Scher ...

God and Country: Jim Wallis’s biblically based challenge to Washington.
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 1:55pm | Type: Press

April 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Paul Begala ...

I Share a Dream for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/12/2013 - 5:01pm | Type: Press

April 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Donna Jean Freberg ...

Pastor Jim Wallis Back To Being Political
Originally Posted: 04/16/2013 - 3:28pm | Type: Press

April 12, 2013 Sojo in the News WFSU-FM ...

Immigration reform gets personal for evangelicals
Originally Posted: 04/12/2013 - 12:18pm | Type: Press

April 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Adelle M. Banks ...

HKS Panel Encourages Religion in the Public Sphere
Originally Posted: 04/09/2013 - 10:43am | Type: Press

April 9, 2013 Sojo in the News Bharath Venkatesh ...

Jim Wallis on Serving the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/08/2013 - 2:57pm | Type: Press

April 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Religion and Ethics Newsweekly ...

Jim Wallis Talks Faith's Role In Politics, Gay Marriage And Immigration
Originally Posted: 04/08/2013 - 2:54pm | Type: Press

April 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Jaweed Kaleem ...

Jim Wallis on the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/08/2013 - 10:04am | Type: Press

April 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Joshua DuBois ...

Workin Together on Capitol Hill for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/05/2013 - 4:41pm | Type: Press

April 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Morning Joe ...

Top 3 Reasons Rob Bell Matters: Rob Bell Blogalogue Part 8
Originally Posted: 04/05/2013 - 11:31am | Type: Blog

Maybe what I appreciate most about this book is the sense of wonder it provides. The book and our conversations have reminded me that nothing simply “is what it is.” (The Contr ...

Getting Ahead of Ourselves? (Rob Bell Blogalogue Part 7)
Originally Posted: 04/03/2013 - 2:43pm | Type: Blog

Nuanced or not, are Christians, especially evangelicals, perceived as being against things like peacemaking? (The Controversial figure Rob Bell has created another firestorm wit ...

God For Us and The Scandal of Being Good (Rob Bell Blogalogue Part 6)
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 5:56pm | Type: Blog

At the heart of the Christian message lies the ridiculous, absurd, and even scandalous message that God is for everyone. (The Controversial figure Rob Bell has created another f ...

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

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

On God's Side: For the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 10:20am | Type: Press

March 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Awake My Soul (Rob Bell Blogalogue Part 5)
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 9:15am | Type: Blog

Why does Rob write this stuff? Whose side is he on? Yours. Mine. Ours. It's the Monday after Easter, and I couldn't think of a better day to talk about God being with us ...

Faith and Doubt Dancing on Good Friday (Rob Bell Blogalogue Part 4)
Originally Posted: 03/28/2013 - 3:22pm | Type: Blog

Good Friday is good because on that day Jesus revealed who God is at a fundamental level. God is the one who responds to our violence and destruction with the forgiveness and love that defined Jesus’ life. “Lo ...

On God’s Side: For the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/28/2013 - 2:33pm | Type: Blog

On God's Side is about moving beyond the political ideologies that have both polarized and paralyzed us, by regaining a moral compass for both our public and personal lives — by reclaiming an ancient yet ...

What Do You Mean, 'Open,' Rob? (Rob Bell Blogalogue Part 3)
Originally Posted: 03/28/2013 - 9:19am | Type: Blog

Scientific inquiry and Biblical interpretation are not the same thing. So what's Rob's purpose for this chapter? (The Controversial figure Rob Bell has created another ...

In the Stacks, January 31, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/31/2013 - 2:37pm | Type: Blog

This week's book reviews. Among my must reads are the Sunday  New York Times Book Review  and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets. There are too many ...

Book Review: 'Rob Bell and a New American Christianity'
Originally Posted: 01/25/2013 - 12:17pm | Type: Blog

There's the shift within American Christianity, and Rob Bell is leading the way. "Can we watch a video with that guy who has the weird hair and the dark rimmed glasses ...

In the Stacks, January 23, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/23/2013 - 2:36pm | Type: Blog

" This is not a confessional memoir. Sotomayor discloses little about her marriage, in her 20 ...

Climbing Into Their Skin
Originally Posted: 12/26/2012 - 11:06am | Type: Blog

Have you ever read a book you wish you'd written? I'm reading one now. It's The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams by Darcy Frey. Have you ever read a book ...

In the Stacks
Originally Posted: 12/11/2012 - 3:26pm | Type: Blog

This week's book reviews. Among my must reads are the Sunday New York Times Book Review and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets. There are too many book ...

On 200th Birthday, There’s No ‘Bah Humbug’ for Charles Dickens
Originally Posted: 11/28/2012 - 6:04pm | Type: Blog

‘Tis the season for “Bah Humbug” and “God bless us every one,” especially as the world caps off a year of celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the birth of novelist Charles Dickens. ...

The Borgias: New Book Aims to Dispel the “Black Legend” of the Papacy
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 10:02am | Type: Blog

VATICAN CITY -- Their lives steeped in intrigue, treason and lust, and set against a backdrop of luscious Italian landscapes and Renaissance masterpieces, the Borgias are probably the most famous -- or infamou ...

In the Stacks, November 20, 2012
Originally Posted: 11/20/2012 - 11:25am | Type: Blog

This week's book reviews. Among my must reads are the Sunday New York Times Book Review and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets. There are too many book ...

In the Stacks, November 6, 2012
Originally Posted: 11/06/2012 - 3:12pm | Type: Blog

This week's book reviews. Among my must reads are the Sunday New York Times Book Review and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets. There are too many book ...

Pay Attention: An Afternoon with Billy Collins and Mary Oliver
Originally Posted: 02/06/2014 - 12:55am | Type: Blog

Perhaps the most important take away from the evening came from Oliver during a question and answer time after the readings. She said something like this: “Pay attention. Be astonished. And tell about it. We’r ...

In the Stacks, October 17, 2012
Originally Posted: 10/17/2012 - 10:56am | Type: Blog

This week's book reviews. Among my must reads are the Sunday New York Times Book Review and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets. There are too many book ...

In the Stacks, October 9, 2012
Originally Posted: 10/09/2012 - 11:45am | Type: Blog

This week's book reviews. Among my must reads are the  Sunday New York Times Book Review  and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets. There are too many ...

The Book Smugglers
Originally Posted: 10/24/2012 - 1:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Belinda Acosta As Arizona seeks to ban Mexican American Studies, a group of Latino artists and friends promises it won't be that eas ...

Being Like Deborah
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Betsy Shirley What in heaven's name does "biblical womanhood" mean? Rachel Held Evans embarked on a yearlong journey to fi ...

In the Stacks
Originally Posted: 09/20/2012 - 2:49pm | Type: Blog

This week's book reviews. Among my must reads are the  Sunday New York Times Book Review  and other book reviews I come across in various media outlets. There are too many ...