After Words with Jim Wallis
Jim Wallis talked about his book God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published by… read more
Jim Wallis talked about his book God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published by HarperSanFrancisco. Mr. Wallis argued that Democratic Party needed to challenge the faith-based issues Republicans were using to connect with religious voters. He was interviewed by former Congressman Randy Tate, who led the Christian Coalition from 1997-1999.
Jim Wallis is a public theologian, preacher, faith-based activist and author of seven books. He is the founder of Sojourners, a nationwide network of progressive Christians and is the editor of Sojourners magazine, covering faith, politics, and culture. He is also the Convener of Call to Renewal, a national federation of churches and faith-based organizations. Mr. Wallis has been an Institute of Politics Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and has taught at the Harvard Divinity School.
Randy Tate represented Washington’s 9th Congressional District from 1995-1997 during which time he was a member of the House Transition Team and served as Republican Deputy Whip. He had previously served as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives between 1988-1994. After leaving office, Mr. Tate led the Christian Coalition from 1997-1999. He currently runs the consulting firm, Tate Strategies, Inc., which provides counsel to a wide range of corporations, non-profits, trade and professional associations on public policy. close
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