Special Event with Jim Wallis
Hosted by Dr. Danny Carroll R. and Dr. Vernon Grounds
Monday, March 3, 3:00-4:30pm
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, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It (HarperCollins, 2005), was on The New York Times best-seller list for four months. God’s Politics 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 The New York Times, The Washington Post,The Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe, among others. He appears regularly on radio and television programs, including Meet the Press, Hardball, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The O’Reilly Factor, and National Public Radio. In addition, Jim Wallis teaches a course at Harvard University on “Faith, Politics, and Society,” and is the author of eight books, including 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.