Hosted by Dr. Danny Carroll R. and Dr. Vernon Grounds
Executive Board Room
(2nd Floor, Graber Administration Bldg)
Lecture, Q & A, and Book signing
Jim Wallis is a public theologian, preacher, speaker, activist, and international commentator on ethics and public life. His new book is called The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith & Politics in a Post-Religious Right America.
His previous book, (HarperCollins, 2005), was on : Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It best-seller list for four months. was widely credited with sparking a national conversation on faith and politics.
Jim Wallis is president and executive director of Sojourners, where he is editor-in-chief of Sojourners magazine—whose print and electronic publication reaches more than 250,000 people. He speaks at more than 200 events each year and his columns have appeared in major newspapers such Faith Works; The Soul of Politics: A Practical and Prophetic Vision for Change;Who Speaks for God? A New Politics of Compassion, Community, and Civility; and Call to Conversion., The Washington Post,The , and , among others. He appears regularly on radio and television programs, including , Hardball, , , and . In addition, Jim Wallis teaches a course at on “Faith, Politics, and Society,” and is the author of eight books, including