God's Politics

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Jim Wallis

Narrated By: Sam Freed, Jim Wallis

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: May 2005

Duration: 7 hours 34 minutes

Summary:

Since when did believing in God and having moral values make you pro-war, pro-rich, and solely pro-Republican? And since when did promoting and pursuing a progressive social agenda with a concern for economic security, health care, and educational opportunity mean you had to put faith in God aside?
God's Politics offers a clarion call to make both our religious communities and our government more accountable to key values of the prophetic religious tradition -- that is, make them pro-justice, pro-peace, pro-environment, pro-equality, and pro-family (without making scapegoats of single mothers or gays). Our biblical faith and religious traditions simply do not allow us as a nation to continue to ignore the poor and marginalized, deny racial justice, tolerate the ravages of war, or turn away from the human rights of those made in the image of God. These are the values of love and justice, reconciliation, and community that Jesus taught and that are at the core of what many of us believe, Christian or not. Jim Wallis inspires us to hold our political leaders and policies accountable by integrating our deepest moral convictions into our nation's public life.
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  • Andy Miller

    He pretends to write about faith, but spends most of his time bashing Bush, conservatives, libertarians, frankly anyone he disagrees with. He doesn't debate, but rather puts down, sets up straw men and beats them, makes insinuations about the character of Christian men and women. I was very disappointed, based on the reviews here and elsewhere.

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