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Today more than ever, many people are hungry for spirituality and community. But the most powerful and meaningful spirituality shows itself through action. Jim Wallis is the charismatic preacher, activist, andleader of Call to Renewal, a dynamic new movement that is uniting politics and spirituality to ignite social change and overcome poverty. In his timely, exciting new ...more
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Published September 5th 2000 by Random House (first published January 1st 2000)
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Psanders
Enjoyed reports of what other nonprofits are accomplishing, but Wallis gets on his soapbox & starts to repeat himself.
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Feb 24, 2015 Bobbie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I consider this the most important book Wallis has ever written, mainly because of the chapter "Listen To Those Closest To The Problem". Rarely do helpers consider hearing what those they propose to help think and want. Wallis gives compelling reasons and backs up those reasons with facts. I once spoke with him about this chapter, and he replied, "Once people decide to try forming their policy by listening to those on the bottom, they never want to go back to the authoritarian way. But getting t ...more
June Grabemeyer
I enjoyed this and found some excellent ideas in it for being involed in making social change.
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Great points. Old research now, pre-9/11, and long. But still thought-provoking. Good.
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Jim Wallis is president and CEO of Sojourners and editor in chief of Sojourners magazine. He is a bestselling author, public theologian, national preacher, social activist, and international commentator on ethics and public life.

Wallis has written ten books, including the New York Times bestsellers God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It and The Great Awakening, and

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