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Jim Wallis was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 4, 1948. He graduated from Michigan State University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is an evangelical Christian writer and political activist, best known as the founder and editor of Sojourners Magazine and of the Washington, D.C.-based vis mere Christian community of the same name. He has written numerous books including The Great Awakening; Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America (2008), God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It (2005), Faith Works: How Faith Based Organizations Are Changing Lives, Neighborhoods, and America (2000), The Soul of Politics: Beyond Religious Right and Secular Left (1995) and The Call to Conversion (1981). (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Jim Wallis

The Call to Conversion (1981) 399 eksemplarer
Agenda for Biblical People (1976) 131 eksemplarer
Cloud of Witnesses (1991) 106 eksemplarer
Who Speaks for God? (1996) 98 eksemplarer
Waging Peace (1982) 72 eksemplarer
The New Radical (1983) 28 eksemplarer
America's Original Sin: A Study Guide on White Racism (1994) — Redaktør — 12 eksemplarer
Justice for the Poor (2010) 4 eksemplarer
Ett nytt sätt att leva (1982) 2 eksemplarer
Great Awakening 2 eksemplarer
Faith Works 1 eksemplar

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The Soul of Politics responds to signs of cultural breakdown and political impasse with a resounding call to reintegrate politics and spirituality. The author shares why both liberal and conservative visions are inadequate to the challenges before us.
PendleHillLibrary | 2 andre anmeldelser | Nov 10, 2023 |
Jim Wallishas dared to make the salvation that is in Jesus Christ historically specific. He has proclaimed the gospel in the context of the American obsession with affluence, good feelings, and global domination. The call to conversion is both prophetic and pastoral, both tough and tender.
PendleHillLibrary | 3 andre anmeldelser | Sep 27, 2023 |
An anthology of essays on the renewed conscience of Christian churches as they relate to struggles for peace and social justice.
PendleHillLibrary | Aug 18, 2022 |
Jim Wallis' major new book is a scathing indictment of the way that conservative evangelicals in the US have self-righteously attempted to co-opt any discussion of religion and politics. And, while the Right argues that God's way is their way, the Left pursues an unrealistic separation of religious values from morally grounded political leadership. God's Politics offers a clarion call to make America's religious communities and its government more accountable to key values of the prophetic religious tradition - pro-justice, pro-peace, pro-environment, pro-equality, pro-consistent ethic of life and pro-family. These are the values of love and justice, reconciliation, and community at the core of what many people believe, whether Christian or not.… (mere)
OLibrary | 29 andre anmeldelser | Mar 23, 2022 |


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