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On God's Side

WATCH: Can Faith Bring Politics Back On Track?

Posted 07.12.2013 | Impact

"Our life together can be better." That's the message in Rev. Jim Wallis' latest book, 'On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Le...

Why I Love My Country

Jim Wallis | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Jim Wallis

What do I love about America? I especially love our best national values: freedom, opportunity, community, justice, human rights, and equality under the law for all of our citizens of every race, creed, culture, and gender, not just for the rich and powerful. In particular, I love our tradition and history of democracy, its steady expansion here, and how it has inspired the same all over the world. We take legitimate pride in seeing how our founding documents have been the models for many new nations. What I don't love is when my country violates its values and ideals and behaves badly. I don't love when my country acts out of greed and only for power, or with blatant hypocrisy, or like an empire.

Creating A Culture of Unity Through Interfaith Cooperation

Rachael McNeal | Posted 06.26.2013 | Religion
Rachael McNeal

Personal relationships across religious difference creates religious literacy and interpersonal understanding; such understanding fosters compassion while cultivating a more peaceful and united society.

We Are in a Battle for the Common Good

Jim Wallis | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Jim Wallis

When real or imagined grievances combine with rage, religious fundamentalism, political extremism, mental illness, or emotional instability, we lose the common good to dangerous violence, fear, and deep distrust in the social environment.

Jaweed Kaleem

Prominent Christian Leader On Faith's Role In Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion

NEW YORK -- A little over a year ago, during some of the most heated moments of the presidential election, the Rev. Jim Wallis went on a three-month s...

The Story of the Common Good (Video)

Jim Wallis | Posted 06.04.2013 | Religion
Jim Wallis

We would take the time to sound out each syllable, word, and sentence until they got it right, "With malice toward none, with charity for all ..." While they were learning to read, I wanted them to absorb the words of Lincoln.

A Caution In Pursuing The Common Good

Onleilove Alston | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion
Onleilove Alston

The common good is not about coming together under the guise of false unity where everyone downplays their difference, but it's about creating safe spaces where difference can exist while we work towards a society that is just for all.

On God's Side: For the Common Good

Jim Wallis | Posted 03.28.2013 | Religion
Jim Wallis

When did we trade the idea of public servants for the false idols of power and privilege? When did we trade governing for campaigning? And when did we trade valuing those with the best ideas for rewarding those with the most money?