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

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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 an author, activist, preacher, teacher, and pastor. He is a bestselling writer, convener of faith-inspired movements for justice and peace both outside and inside politics, public theologian in a secular culture, renowned speaker in the United States and abroad, and international media commentator on ethics and public life. He is the founder and leader of Sojourners, a publishing platform, organization, and global network whose mission is to put faith into action for social justice. Wallis has written more than ten books, including "The (Un)Common Good "and the "New York Times" bestsellers "God's Politics" and "The Great Awakening". He has written for major newspapers, does regular columns for top digital news networks, and appears frequently on a wide variety of television and radio networks. Wallis also teaches at Georgetown University and has taught at Harvard University. He is husband to Joy Carroll, one of the first women to be ordained a priest in the Church of England, father to two teenage boys, Luke and Jack, and a decades-long Little League baseball coach.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781587433375
ISBN-10: 1587433370
Publisher: Brazos Press
Publication Date: April 2013
Pages: 303
Language: English