“The Sojourners president believes that liberals and conservatives both have a part to play in improving the common good.
“‘The best conservative idea is the idea of personality responsibility. I’ve never seen a problem solved or poverty overcome or the things I care about without personal responsibly as a part of the solution,’ said Wallis. ‘The best liberal idea is social responsibility: taking care of not just ourselves but taking care of each other.'”
Read the rest of “These 3 Things, Not Government, Will Eliminate Poverty, Social Justice Advocate Jim Wallis Says” here.
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Jim Wallis appeared this morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
Don’t miss Jim Wallis tomorrow (Saturday) morning on MSNBC’S Melissa Harris-Perry.
Jim Wallis wrote “How the Bible Understands Justice” for OnFaith.
Jim Wallis wrote “Happy Birthday, Prostate Cancer, and the Common Good” for God’s Politics.
Halee Gray Scott shared an excerpt.
Rachel Marie Stone reviewed the book.
Amy Simpson shared an excerpt.
Alexandra Kuykendall shared some excerpts.
Laura Turner reviewed the book.
Katherine Willis Pershey shared some excerpts.
Giveaway winners were announced!