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Entries by Jim Wallis from 04/2010

Glenn Beck and Jim Wallis Meet to Discuss Social Justice (VIDEO)

| Posted 04.01.2010 | Comedy

Though many think I'm on vacation with my family this week, footage has been obtained of a top secret meeting between me and Fox News commentator Glenn Beck!

A Christian Covenant For Civility

| Posted 04.08.2010 | Religion

People of faith from all our religious traditions could help create much-needed safe, civil, and even sacred spaces for better public discourse at this critical moment in our nation's history.

A Good START: Reducing the Idolatry of Nuclear Weapons

| Posted 04.09.2010 | Politics

Earlier this week, the United States declared for the first time will not use nuclear weapons against countries that are in compliance with the Nonproliferation Treaty.

This Isn't About Wallis vs. Beck -- It's About Biblical Social Justice

| Posted 04.14.2010 | Media

While I have agreed that the cause of social justice has sometimes been politicized for ideological purposes by both Left and Right, I continue to defend the term itself as biblical.

My Washington Post Interview on Glenn Beck and Social Justice (VIDEO)

| Posted 04.15.2010 | Religion

Here's a video of my interview with the Washington Post on Glenn Beck and the importance of social justice.

Obama's 'Nuclear Spring'

| Posted 04.19.2010 | Politics

Let us hope and pray that Obama's recent nuclear disarmament accomplishments are steps on the path to the eventual abolition of all nuclear weapons.

The Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary and Home-Grown Terrorism

| Posted 04.19.2010 | Politics

Are we as concerned about potential terrorists who are home-grown Americans with white skin as we are sometimes obsessed with darker-skinned suspects of Middle Eastern descent?

Video: Jim Wallis Talks About Arizona's New Immigration Bill on CNN

| Posted 04.21.2010 | Politics


Arizona's Immigration Bill Is a Social and Racial Sin

| Posted 04.21.2010 | Politics

Arizona's SB 1070 must be named as a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith and conscience across the nation. This is not just about Arizona, but about what kind of country we want to be.

Video: Jim Wallis on MSNBC: 'This Law Would Make Obeying Jesus Against the Law'

| Posted 04.22.2010 | Politics

+Click here to take action for immigration reform! Jim Wallis is the author of Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street -...

Guest Blogger Ian Danley in Phoenix: 'I don't want my city to be the Birmingham or Selma in this drama'

| Posted 04.22.2010 | Politics

On Tuesday, a group of local faith and community leaders, along with Jim Wallis and Noel Castellanos, called on the Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, t...

Churches Will not Comply With Arizona Immigration Law (VIDEO)

| Posted 04.27.2010 | Politics

+Click here to take action for immigration reform! Jim Wallis is the author of Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street -...

What the Christian Coalition and the National Wildlife Federation Have in Common

| Posted 04.28.2010 | Politics

Roberta Combs, CCA president and Larry Schweiger, NWF president, have written a joint column calling for a comprehensive clean energy policy.

Wall Street, Repent!

| Posted 04.29.2010 | Religion

The principles of clarity, transparency, accountability, and protecting the common good against private greed are not just economic policy matters. On a more transcendent level, they provide the metrics of real repentance.

Dr. Dorothy Height's Funeral: Lifting Her to Heaven

| Posted 04.30.2010 | Religion

After almost a century of Dorothy Height making this country and world a more just, equal, and hopeful place she is now in heaven, and the rest of us are now going to have to step it up down here.