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Founding Director, Georgetown University Center on Faith and Justice & Founder/Ambassador, Sojourners
Jim Wallis is a globally respected writer, teacher, preacher, justice advocate, regular international commentator on ethics and public life, and mentor for a new generation. Jim is currently serving as the first Chair in Faith and Justice, and leader of the Center on Faith and Justice in the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy. Prior to this position, Jim was a research fellow at the Berkley Center since 2010. Read More >
Wallis is the founder and ambassador of Sojourners, a progressive Christian grassroots movement that advocates spirituality and social change in America. Sojourners' ministries grew out of the Sojourners Community, located in Southern Columbia Heights, an inner-city neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Under Wallis’ leadership, Sojourners has had international acclaim as a group of Christians who work together to live a gospel life that integrates spiritual renewal and social justice.
Wallis is a New York Times bestselling author of twelve books, including Christ in Crisis, America’s Original Sin, God’s Politics, and The Great Awakening. He served on President Obama's White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and prior to Georgetown, has taught faith and public life courses at Harvard University as well. “Coach Jim” also served for 22 seasons as a Little League coach for his two baseball playing sons. Read Less ^
Why Trump’s Agenda is Anti-Christ | NowThis
The Race Against Racism | Davos 2017
“Don’t go left, don’t go right, go deeper” is one of Jim Wallis’ sayings reflecting his conviction that rather than falling into familiar partisan lines, we should approach public life with a centering of our faith. Jim will share stories from his own life and work around the world of how faith has fueled his advocacy for racial and economic justice, peacemaking, and putting an end to poverty. This keynote will give a snapshot of the current political moment with a strong theological backdrop.
Christ in Crisis?: Reclaiming Jesus in a Time of Fear, Hate, and Violence
(Un)Common Good: How The Gospel Brings Hope To A World Divided
God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It
Faith Works : Lessons on Spirituality and Social Action
Living God's Politics: A Guide to Putting Your Faith into Action
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