Jim Wallis


Born
in Detroit, Michigan, The United States
June 04, 1948

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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 is a frequent speaker in the United States and abroad.

He has written for major newspapers and appears frequently on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News, on shows such as Meet the Press, Morning Joe, Hardball, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and The O’Reilly Factor, and on NPR.

He also teaches at Georgetown University and has taught at Harvard University.


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“Hope is believing in spite of the evidence, and then watching the evidence change.”
Jim Wallis

“Some people believe the alternative to bad religion is secularism, but that's wrong . . . . The answer to bad religion is better religion--prophetic rather than partisan, broad and deep instead of narrow, and based on values as opposed to ideology.”
Jim Wallis, The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America

“The failure of political leaders to help uplift the poor will be judged a moral failure.”
Jim Wallis



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