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Living God's Politics A Guide to Putting Your Faith into Action

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ISBN-10: 0061118419

ISBN-13: 9780061118418

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jim Wallis

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After fifteen weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list, God's Politics not only changed the conversation about faith and politics in this country, it began a movement. All across the country, wherever Jim Wallis spoke, people were frustrated by tax cuts and budgets that widened the gap between rich and poor, aggravated by the government's lack of response to natural disasters, wearied of misinformation and the ongoing war in the Middle East, and exasperated by the impractical political rhetoric about sexual abstinence in lieu of policies that would strengthen more broadly family values and community health. Folks began asking what they could do to promote peace, economic justice,…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

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 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…    

Introduction : getting the most from Living God's politics
Faith and politics
War and peace
Economic justice
Poverty
A consistent ethic of life
Racism
Strengthening family and community values
Hope for the future
A summary of social activism techniques