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Last week Jim was on The Tavis Smiley Show and talked about how the changing political landscape will affect the upcoming ’08 election. Jim and Ken Blackwell, former Ohio secretary of state, debated and discussed both the impact of “value […]

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Earlier this week we posted an open letter from Tony Campolo in response to a Christianity Today column by Stan Guthrie, “When Red is Blue,” in their November issue that was critical of the Red Letter Christians concept. CT has […]

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As the Religious Right has diminished in influence, many are searching for a new political agenda that doesn’t fit the standard right/left battles of American politics and is more consistent with their deeply held values. That new agenda would be […]

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In response to Stan Guthrie’s article in the October 2007 Christianity Today, “When Red Is Blue: Why I Am Not A Red Letter Christian,” Tony Campolo wrote the following open letter as a response. Dear Stan, I have to say, […]

With James Dobson and major conservative evangelical leaders threatening to bolt the Republican Party if Rudy Giuliani is nominated for president, conventional wisdom about God and politics has been turned on its head. For the last 25 years, conservative evangelicals […]

When I got an invitation to attend the launch of New York Faith & Justice (www.nyfaithjustice.org), their mission statement caught my eye. Simply stated, their goals are: Following Christ, uniting the church, and ending poverty in New York through spiritual […]

This fall, for the fifth year, I’m teaching a course at Harvard. I spent Monday, the first day of the semester, in Cambridge. This year’s course, based at the divinity school, is titled “Faith and Politics: Should They Mix and […]

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