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Ralph Reed to Jim Wallis: Broad Concerns Are Compatible with a Focused Agenda
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:20pm | Type: Blog

<span style="font-style: italic;">Part four of a dialogue between Jim Wallis and former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed on the question: "What should values voters value most?"& ...

Jim Wallis to Ralph Reed: Not Liberal nor Conservative
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:20pm | Type: Blog

<span style="font-style: italic;">Part three </span><span style="font-style: italic;">of a dialogue between Jim Wallis and former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed on ...

Jim Wallis to Ralph Reed: What Do Values Voters Value Most?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

11-12). These wicked men of the Christian right remain a stench and a abomination before God and Ralph ...

Ralph Reed to Jim Wallis: Rejecting the Liberal "Straw Man"
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:20pm | Type: Blog

<span style="font-style: italic;">Part two of a dialogue between Jim Wallis and former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed on the question: "What should values voters value most?"&l ...

Jim Wallis: Welcome!
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

be bound for 1000 years. Israel will be attacked by all nations.Genesis 12:3 G_D say anyone against ...

Seeking Something Bigger
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone This generation does not fear the sacred nor bow to the secular. Nearly every semester I teach ...

The Underpinnings of Faith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tobias Winright The authors connect the dots between Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, and those who influenced them. ...

A Red Letter Campus
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:38am | Type: Magazine Article

and pedagogy. Paul teaches us in Romans 12 that the body of Christ has seven distinct callings that must ...

Let Your Light Shine
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Joseph R., SJ Hacala A Catholic university strives to make hunger for justice part of the curriculum. As the o ...

Mutual Grace
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy McDougall Jake Nyberg Gay rights activists seek - and find - dialogue on (some) Ch ...

Mr. Peabody's Coal Train
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank Beginning with churches near the coalfields, more than 750 local and national religious leaders have put forth “A Cal ...

Back to School
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

3:1-12; Mark 8:27-38 Please read James 3:1-12 beginning to end, right now. Our tongues, it says, ... of the Lord” (Psalm 1:2). They are not defeated ones, but watched over by God and prospering in their own way ...

Integral Faith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

on such communities. October 8 In Childhood Job 1:1; 2:1-10; Psalm 26; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark ... USA. October 15 In Christ Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 22:1-15; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark ...

English, the One and Only
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Elvis was perhaps our greatest English speaker. In accordance with the recent Senate action that ...

Finally, an Immigration Solution
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Anyone in this country illegally should leave. But first... Congress and the White House hav ...

Patricia's Story
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:27am | Type: Magazine Article

difficult and dangerous. We almost died. The border patrol caught us and detained us for 12 hours. ...

Exactly Where I'm Supposed To Be
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Anonymous 'Jesus himself was a child immigrant.' As proud as I am about my ethnicity—I was born in M ...

Justice for Immigrants
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

to whom he was referring are the then-estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants living on the margins ...

Prophetic Politics in the New South Africa
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Adam Taylor Ten years after the formal dismantling of apartheid, economic injustice, HIV/AIDS, and poverty stand in the way of real reconc ...

Sanctuary Movement on the Rise
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger The city council of Maywood, California, declared the town a refuge for undocumented residents in January. ...

The Ways of Shalom
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

5:1-5, 9-10; Psalm 48; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13 Amid trout streams, tropical birds, ... is made perfect in weakness” (2 Corinthians 12:9). The Nasa Indians demonstrate the transformative ... of the [trout-filled] earth” (Psalm 48:10). July 16 Well-Being Amid Tragedy 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12 ...

WWJD?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Himelick Thank you for your articles on welcoming the stranger (“A House for All Peoples?” by Ched Myers, and “Looking for Welcome,” b ...

10 Myths About Immigrants
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform Myth: Immigrants don’t pay taxes. Immigrants pay taxes, in the form of income tax, property tax, ...

July 2006 Sojourners
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Running On Empty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. One man's personal quagmire, and it has nothing to do with Iraq. Keep ’em laughing, I alway ...

Can Buy Me Love?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ivy George The First World becomes a one-way destination point for children from the global South. As an India ...

Yearning To Be Free
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson According to a recent Pew Research Center Report, when it comes to stemming the flow of people risking the dangerous border ...

Si, se puede!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Protesters holding an American flag join thousands of people during an immigration rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washingt ...

Taking A Ride In The Poverty Simulator
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank Complete with play money, appliance cards, and transportation passes, the Community Action Poverty Simulation is much ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger World Peace. A new Internet service provider, Peacenik.co.uk, will raise money for peacemakers working in conflict zone ...

Grub for Body and Soul
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh An interview with food activists Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry. Every movement needs its revolutiona ...

Food for Thought
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate At St. Olaf, students learn to reap what they sow. Day Burtness and Dan Borek hoped to start a ...

Blessing the Hands That Harvest
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank How consumers and farm workers together can make a better meal. Bumper stickers found in ...

Choosing to Love
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

and social activist in East Lansing, Michigan. May 7 A Shepherding Love Acts 4:5-12 ... of the Lord” (Psalm 1:2) are happy and God will watch over them, but those who are wicked are driven away like ...

Turning Tables
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

and went to Cambodia where he began to work with women and children caught up in sex trafficking. In 12 ...

Wal-Mart Goes to School
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

controversial retailer and largest private employer, with 1.2 million U.S. workers. But behind Wal-Mart ...

On-Screen Blind Spots
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Donovan Jacobs Hollywood shows little respect for working-class and poor people. In less than five years—the t ...

Mining Truths
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dee Dee Risher When the Sago mine explosion trapped 13 West Virginia miners 250 feet below ground in January, I was deep into Kettle Botto ...

A House For All Peoples?
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

the surplus of the fields (Exodus 23:10-12). But Third Isaiah goes further, addressing those who are being ... of the “body politic” of the nation (a metaphor employed also by Paul in 1 Corinthians 12:12). His point—which ...

How Might Faith Guide Us?
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

No More Deaths One set of faith-based principles for immigration reform is being promoted by the No More Deaths coalition, based in Tucson ...

Good Friday in Manhattan
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Wanda Fries The poor are with you always— The poor are with you always— Curled against a retaining wall ...

Looking for Welcome
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Helene Slessarev-Jamir Fearful of harsh border enforcement legislation and trapped in poverty, many immigrants turn to churches for help. ...

April 2006 Sojourners
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New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Nonviolence Service, is a 12-part study and action program that covers all aspects of living nonviolently. ...

Economics and 'Free' Time
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert H. Baker “Taking Back our Kids,” by Danny and Polly Duncan Collum (January 2006), has many important things to say about raising children in today’s American culture, but I ...

Compassionate Priorities
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'Have they no shame?' was a frequent response. In January 2005, Sojourners and Call to Re ...

The HIV Trade-Off
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Is 'cost-effective' the right criterion for judging AIDS drugs? Karl Barth’s prescrip ...

Covenant for A New America
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

the restorer of streets to live in” (Isaiah 58:12). Yet, as the months have gone by, the attention ...

February 2006 Sojourners
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From Charity to Investment
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 11:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Katharine M. Preston How community-based investing transforms individuals - and religious institutions. The Fi ...