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God's Politics - A New Vision for Faith and Politics in America

God's Politics - A New Vision for Faith and Politics in America
Author: Jim Wallis
ISBN 13: 9780060558284
ISBN 10: 60558288
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: 2005
Format: Hardcover
Pages: N/A
List Price: N/A

New York Times bestseller God's Politics struck a chord with Americans disenchanted with how the Right had co-opted all talk about integrating religious values into our politics, and with the Left, who were mute on the subject. Jim Wallis argues that America's separation of church and state does not require banishing moral and religious values from the public square. God's Politics offers a vision for how to convert spiritual values into real social change and has started a grassroots movement to hold our political leaders accountable by incorporating our deepest convictions about war, poverty, racism, abortion, capital punishment, and other moral issues into our nation's public life. Who can change the political wind? Only we can.

The Washington Post - Steven Waldman

t's Wallis's critique of the secular left as well as the religious right that makes this such an important book. After toiling as an anti-poverty crusader and magazine editor for many years, Wallis hit his stride in the 2004 campaign by challenging the religious conservative monopoly on political God-talk. Now there is a debate over the nature and role of the religious left, and God's Politics is a seminal contribution to the timely discussion.