On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good (Hardcover)

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

By Jim Wallis

Brazos Press, 9781587433375, 303pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2013

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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 president and founder 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. Wallis also teaches at Georgetown University and has taught at Harvard University. He is married to Joy Carroll, is the father of Luke and Jack, and is a Little League baseball coach.


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