Title

Jim Wallis

Campus Units

Education, School of

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2007

Journal or Book Title

Encyclopedia of activism and social justice

Volume

3

First Page

1447

Last Page

1448

Abstract

The Reverend Jim Wallis is the founder of Sojourners, a Christian community in Washington, D.C., as well as editor of a magazine of the same title that covers social justice issues. He is also the convener of Call to Renewal, a religious ecumenical organization committed to, according to their mission statement, overcoming poverty, dismantling racism, affirming life, and rebuilding family and community. A charismatic speaker and prolific writer about religion and politics, he is often hailed as the voice of the religious left.

Comments

This is a chapter from Marshall, J. M. (2007). Jim Wallis. In G. L. Anderson & K. G. Herr (Eds.), Encyclopedia of activism and social justice (pp. 1447-1448). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. For more information, click here. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Sage Publications, Inc.

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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