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The great awakening : seven ways to change the world

Author: Jim Wallis
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperCollins pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"In the tradition of America's Great Awakenings that inspired the abolition of slavery and the civil rights movement, Jim Wallis' call to arms analyzes the role of faith in embracing "common good" politics, and provides seven commitments we can make on the personal, communal, and national levels to move us toward a better world"--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Wallis
ISBN: 9780061444883 006144488X
OCLC Number: 298117076
Description: x, 336 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jimmy Carter --
Introduction: I have seen the future --
Revival time : when faith changes politics --
Changes in the air : the new agenda --
How to change the world, and why : rules of engagement --
The moral center : politics for the common good --
Inclusion and opportunity : the welcome table --
Stewardship and renewal : the earth is the Lord's --
Equality and diversity : the race to unity --
Life and dignity : critical choices --
Family and community : the false choice --
Nonviolent realism : resolving our conflicts --
Integrity and accountability : doing the right thing and the question of leadership --
What's acceptable, what's possible : notes to the next generation --
Epilogue: Red letter Christians and justice revivals : coming to a city near you --
Appendix: Jim Wallis, Sr. : man of faith.
Responsibility: Jim Wallis ; [foreword by Jimmy Carter].

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"In the tradition of America's Great Awakenings that inspired the abolition of slavery and the civil rights movement, Jim Wallis' call to arms analyzes the role of faith in embracing "common good" politics, and provides seven commitments we can make on the personal, communal, and national levels to move us toward a better world"--Back cover.

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