Civility

Sheldon Good 06-25-2010
"How good and pleasant it is when the people of God live together in unity" (Psalm 133:1). Yes, and how ugly it is when we don't.
Debra Dean Murphy 05-26-2010
We live in an increasingly partisan world. This is not news. But it's the news "business," in many ways, that has made it so.
Diana Butler Bass 05-18-2010
In March, I signed The Civility Covenant issued by the folks at Sojourners.

In an age when many leaders desperately seek their 15 minutes of YouTube fame, Dr. Dorothy Irene Height was celebrated by presidents and everyday citizens alike for being the rarest of all humans -- a servant leader.

Jim Wallis 05-01-2010
Jesus said to love our enemies, so no matter what Glenn Beck does we will not attack him personally.
Jim Wallis 04-08-2010
The political polarization of our society has now reached a new and dangerous level.
Joel C. Hunter 04-01-2010
We underestimate the power of a single voice.
Jim Wallis 03-25-2010

Given Glenn Beck's threat that "the hammer is coming," I have been keeping my eyes and ears open to see and hear what attacks he might next make on us or the growing movement of Christians who share with us the call to

Charles Gutenson 03-16-2010

In a recent Family Research Council e-mail, in an article titled, "Rev. Wallis: Wolf in Shepard's [sic] Clothing?" Tony Perkins aligned himself with Fox News commentator Glenn Beck's recent attacks. Perkins said:

Brian McLaren 03-01-2010

The Manhattan Declaration’s harder challenge.

Jim Wallis 12-01-2009
Harvard professor Michael J. Sandel on civility in public discourse.
Jim Wallis 12-01-2009
Respecting the image of God in one another.
Eugene Cho 10-06-2009
I remember being instructed as a new Christian many years ago to pray for influential Hollywood people.
Edward Gilbreath 09-28-2009
Sixteen Christian leaders talk faith, policy, justice, and reform. Featuring Jim Wallis, Harry R.
Rich Nathan 09-24-2009
"You lie!" yelled Representative Joe Wilson during President Obama's recent address before a joint session of Congress.
Asma Mobin-Uddin 08-25-2009
As representatives from many different faiths, we stand together today, united in our support for health-care reform so that affordable, quality health care can be made available to all.

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