Friday, January 25, 2008
Jim Wallis on the Daily Show
Jim Wallis, head of Sojourners, was on the Daily Show the other night to promote his new book The Great Awakening. I was impressed by everything he had to say. You can watch the interview here.

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posted by Mike Clawson at 12:13 AM | Permalink |


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At 1/25/2008 04:40:00 PM, Anonymous Miko

It'd be nice if more of the televised discussion of religion were of this sort. Kudos to Wallis for getting those ideas on the airwaves.

And kudos to Stewart for "Don't all sides always try to use religion as the underpinnings of their movement?"

 

At 1/25/2008 05:08:00 PM, Blogger Mike Clawson

I don't want to sound like a shill for his book, but one way to help more of this sort of discussion get on the airwaves is to buy Wallis' book. The better the book does (especially if it makes it onto the bestseller list) the more likely it is that networks and news programs will ask Wallis to come on to talk about it, and to come back as a voice of progressive Christianity in other discussions as well.

 

At 1/26/2008 09:11:00 PM, Blogger jazzycat

progressive Christianity? Is that other than biblical Christianity?

 

At 1/26/2008 11:05:00 PM, Blogger Mike Clawson

Nope, it's the same thing.

 

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