You can’t be evangelical and associate yourself with Jesus and what he says about the poor and just have no other domestic concerns than tax cuts for wealthy people.
I met the president when he was president-elect at a meeting in Austin. He spoke of his faith. He spoke of his desire for a compassionate conservatism, for a faith-based initiative that would do something for poor people.
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Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||4th June, 1948|
|Profession:||Author, Editor, Pastor, Speaker, Theologian|
James E. Wallis Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is an American bestselling author, activist, editor, pastor, public theologian and speaker. He studied at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Michigan State University. He is best known as the founder and editor of Sojourners magazine. He is well known for his advocacy on issues of peace and social justice. He is also a leader in the Red-Letter Christian movement. He has been arrested 22 times for acts of civil disobedience. He was involved in antiwar activism during the Vietnam War. He worked as a spiritual advisor to President Barack Obama. He has written several books include: Agenda for Biblical people, The call to conversion, The Soul of Politics, God's Politics, The Great Awakening, Rediscovering Values, On God's Side, and America's Original Sin. In 1995, he received the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award. He was awarded the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience award in 2000. He is married to Joy Carroll who was one of the first female priests in the Church of England. They have two sons.
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