On God's Side

On God's Side

What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good

By Jim Wallis

Brazos Press, Hardcover, 9781587433375, 303pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2013

Description
In this timely and provocative book, Wallis shows readers how to reclaim Jesus' ancient and compelling vision of the common good--a vision that impacts and inspires not only politics but also personal lives, families, churches, neighborhoods, and world.


About the Author
Jim Wallis is the author of the New York Times bestseller God's Politics, which electrified Americans disenchanted with how the Right had co-opted all talk about integrating religious values into our politics by offering an alternative voice. Wallis is a leading figure at the crossroads of religion and politics in America today, the author of eight books, and the founder of Sojourners, a global faith and justice network. He is a public theologian, an internationally renowned speaker and preacher, a faith-based activist, husband, and father to two young boys, and a Little League baseball coach.


NPR
Friday, Apr 12, 2013

Evangelical pastor Jim Wallis was known for being outspoken on politics and faith. A year ago, his public profile soared to the highest it's ever been, but he decided to take a sabbatical. Now he's back, with a new book, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving The Common Good. More at NPR.org

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