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He went from a fiery by-the-Book conservative Protestant to a friend of other faiths, from a hawk on the Vietnam War to an advocate of nuclear disarmament, and from a finger-pointing ... “Here's a man who's never stopped growing,” observed Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners, a left-leaning evangelical journal.
NY Times best selling author, Jim Wallis, in his book 'The (Un)Common Good' says that without a critical mass of healthy and functional marriages, a society steers into real ... A great marriage can be learned, just the same way as a person can learn to read a book, drive a car or ski down a mountain.

So help us God. Jim Wallis is president of Sojourners. His new Audible spoken-word series, Jim Wallis In Conversation, is available now, as is his book, America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America. Follow Jim on Twitter @JimWallis. Jim Wallis is president of Sojourners ...
Sunday school classes and a study of Jim Wallis' book “Race: America's Original Sin” followed. We invited the community to attend our service of racial healing in February 2017, where N.C. A&T professor Joseph Graves so movingly read the text of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Letter From Birmingham ...
I feel politically homeless as we enter 2018 — and I know I am not alone. Many Christians are feeling the same, as other Christians, especially white evangelicals, have undertaken completely uncritical support for a president who is the antithesis of the gospel of Jesus Christ — endangering the reputation ...
Last Thursday, we saw a prayerful and powerful nonviolent civil disobedience in the Senate in which Capitol Police arrested Christians as they read from their Bibles about how God instructs us to treat the poor and vulnerable. The next night, the Republican Senate passed the tax bill that would devastate ...

Let us demand change — change that puts the lives of our children over the idolatry of guns. Jim Wallis. Jim Wallis is president of Sojourners. His new Audible spoken-word series, Jim Wallis In Conversation, is available now, as is his book, America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to ...
President Donald Trump is the logical hero for the "religious right," judging by how he was welcomed to their Values Voter Summit last weekend. These Christians rallied around the billionaire playboy, political bully, ethno-nationalist, and purveyor of racial bigotry. As a result, he has become the moral ...
In the aftermath of those violent events—and the national conversation around White supremacy that they sparked—Jim Wallis decided to go on a national speaking tour to rekindle the lessons in his latest book, America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to New America. Wallis is a ...
The timing of a new “manifesto” aimed against LGBTQ Christians and their allies — in the immediate aftermath of Charlottesville and in the midst of Americans rescuing each other in Texas — is more than unfortunate. In a time when the evils of racism gain new, frightening currency in our culture, and racial ...
... in his great book Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. ... Modern day prophet Jim Wallis says that's “because they're more ...
Activist and author Jim Wallis is upset. ... In other words, on the cover of his own book, Wallis replaces the actual original sin -- Adam and Eve ...
An earlier version of this story included the incorrect title of Jim Wallis' book that will be part of an inter-church book club. The book is "America's ...
Jim Wallis: For me, every [faith and activism] thing I've done originated in Detroit as a ... and I felt like now was the time for me to write this book.
... with author and social justice advocate Jim Wallis about white supremacy which features in his latest book, "America's Original Sin: Racism, ...
The timing of a new “manifesto” aimed against LGBTQ Christians and their allies — in the immediate aftermath of Charlottesville and in the ...
I recently returned to Washington from retreating with my family on Block Island, a special place introduced to me by my mentor, William ...

Jim Wallis thinks our life together can be better. In this timely and provocative book, he shows us how to reclaim Jesus' ancient and ...
Would he, for example, interview liberal evangelical Jim Wallis? ... a figure like Wallis: “I believe Jim Wallis is a fine Christian from everything I know about .... A lot of them hate christians, espesialy those who live by the book.
In his book "God Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It," Jim Wallis said, “Protest is good; alternatives are better.”.
Yes, it's interesting that FitzGerald, at the start of her book, reminds readers ... while a smaller group, including Jim Wallis of Sojourners and the ...
FitzGerald, the author of equally massive books on the Vietnam War and the ... Yet FitzGerald begins her book, which she tellingly subtitles The Struggle to .... while a smaller group, including Jim Wallis of Sojourners and the ...
Every day now, politicians and pundits debate what obstruction of justice technically means, and ask how resilient our political institutions are to ...
I know many of you are still reeling from last week's election results. When Sojourners put out the call for you to tell us your post-election stories, ...
October 2016 – Jim Wallis—president and founder of Sojourners, New ... The wellspring for the talk was Wallis' most recent book, America's ...
... Kelly Brown Douglas, Jacqueline M. Hildago, George “Tink” Tinker, Kwok Pui-lan, Jim Wallis, and others write about the “confessional crisis” of ... Baker Books ...
Please request your copy of the study book by calling the UMC office at 315-265-7474 by March 1. The books are $3 each, payable at the first session.
Progressive evangelical Christian Jim Wallis in Sojourners said, "Our country has developed a very large empathy deficit [and] the unprecedented toxicity of the rhetoric that came from Donald Trump emboldened many of his supporters to become vile and ...
Amid divisive chatter - "enemies!" "America first!!" "fake news!!!" - Americans maybe more than ever need empathy. Empathy is necessary so political and personal decisions are based on facts instead of what we might prefer - for the good of families, ...
In a debate at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral in 2013, the author and pastor Rob Bell, already discredited by many evangelicals for his book Love Wins, gave a blanket endorsement of gay marriage. 'I am for marriage. I am for fidelity. I am for love ...
Amid divisive chatter - "enemies!" "America first!!" "fake news!!!" - Americans maybe more than ever need empathy. Empathy is necessary so political and personal decisions are based on facts instead of what we might prefer - for the good of families, ...
... those divisive issues is the question of abortion. But Munson points out that faith-based groups have worked to bridge the pro-choice and pro-life divide before, efforts that anthropologist Faye Ginsburg chronicled in her book Contested Lives ...
N.T. Wright in his book, Surprised By Scripture, is offering direct commentary on a myriad of issues. I say 'direct' because anyone ... The book is laid out not as a single exposition, but as a collection of essays that are meant to stand on their own ...
N.T. Wright in his book, Surprised By Scripture, is offering direct commentary on a myriad of issues. I say 'direct' because anyone ... The book is laid out not as a single exposition, but as a collection of essays that are meant to stand on their own ...
Almost all the main-stage speakers are socialists or theological dissidents, or both - and at least one of them not even Catholic - Jim Wallis used his time to bash so-called "white privilege," all in the name of the Gospel, of course. .... I was ...
At the 2017 L.A. Religious Education Congress, Church Militant's Michael Voris confronted one of the main speakers, Jim Wallis, founder of the non-profit Sojourners, over a past falsehood on the group's finances. ... Is Sojourners open about its books?
This file photo, from Oct. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo., shows a number of clergy - including Cornel West, second from right, and Jim Wallis, far right -- protesting the August 2014 killing of Michael Brown by a police officer in that community. ( AP ...
The Rev. Jim Wallis, author of "America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America," will be speaking at "Renewing a Right Spirit," a service of lament and reconciliation for Ash Wednesday.
Before her introduction, as the growing audience filled Merrill Hall, hooks sat in the front row immersed in a book (Never be Sick Again by Raymond Francis) but open to conversation, including recommending to one admirer her children's book Be Boy Buzz ...
(Photo: Sojourners/Brandon Hook)Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners, holding up a "Poverty and Justice Bible" at the "Faithful Filibuster" protest, Washington, D.C.
I have already seen how book studies in congregations have become cells for resistance in the Trump era. In my class at Georgetown University last week, I saw again how the overwhelming facts of racial oppression and discrimination - paired with human ...
Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson speaks with Jim Wallis, bestselling author, pastor, and founder of Sojourners, an advocacy group.
Those efforts began with dinners and shared services, but Taylor and Meier decided a book study would be the substance of the partnership.
FACES was planning this spring on having a book club to read America's Original Sin by Jim Wallis, which looks at white privilege and race in America from a Christian perspective.
The 28-year-old is fairly media savvy: By the time she started at Focus, she was shopping a book proposal and had bylines at magazines like Christianity Today.
Mercer University's 13th annual Building the Beloved Community Symposium is Feb. 28-March 1 and author, theologian and international speaker-commentator Jim Wallis will be featured at three scheduled symposium events. "Everyone is welcome, not just ...
One lens through which we can understand Obama's relevance and lasting historical legacy is found, surprisingly, in the book of Genesis. Genesis 1:26-27 gives us the first biblical description of human origin: "Then God said, 'Let us make humankind in ...
We consulted about what to say with Jim Wallis, a new friend in Chicago, publishing a small, upstart magazine called The Post-American.
Jim Wallis is right to state in his book America's Original Sin that "[to] benefit from oppression . . . [is to be] responsible for changing it.
Among these prods was a memorable interview in Davos this year with 68 year old faith leader Jim Wallis. Founder of Washington-based Sojourners, Wallis is a writer and political activist who played an important role in the Struggle ... In his masterful ...


 

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