Jim Wallis

Founder and President, Sojourners; Author, On God's Side

Jim Wallis is president and founder of Sojourners, a nonprofit faith-based organization for social justice. He is editor in chief of Sojourners magazine and website, a public theologian, national preacher, social activist, and international commentator on ethics and public life. Wallis has written a dozen books, including, most recently, America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America; The (Un)Common Good;and the best-sellers God’s Politics and The Great Awakening. He teaches at Georgetown University and has taught at Harvard. Wallis served on the White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and chaired the Global Agenda Council on Values of the World Economic Forum.

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Born online after the not-guilty verdict in the killing of Trayvon Martin, and translated to the streets after the... See more
America's problem with race has deep roots. With the country's foundation tied to the near extermination of... See more
A recent Gallup poll found that nearly one in three Americans are dissatisfied with the opportunity to move up and the... See more
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Originating in discussions at an interfaith iftar that took place in 2010 in the Washington, DC, area, the Inclusive... See more
America’s religious diversity: are we pulling together or pulling apart? Three distinguished authorities on American... See more