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|Title: The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith & Politics in a Post-Religious Right America|
By: Jim Wallis
Number of Pages: 352
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.25 (inches)|
Weight: 9 ounces
Stock No: WW444883
Jim Wallis is the author of the New York Times bestseller God's Politics, which electrified Americans disenchanted with how the Right had co-opted all talk about integrating religious values into our politics by offering an alternative voice. Wallis is a leading figure at the crossroads of religion and politics in America today, the author of eight books, and the founder of Sojourners, a global faith and justice network. He is a public theologian, an internationally renowned speaker and preacher, a faith-based activist, husband, and father to two young boys, and a Little League baseball coach.
The book is as passionate, engaging, and emotionally moving as readers have come to expect from Wallis. — Publishers Weekly
Laden with anecdotes, Wallis book claims a groundswell of progressive believers could accomplish social transformation that mere politics cannot deliver. — USA Today
Offers insight into religious activism and the possibilities for a more progressive approach to religious engagement in the public square — In These Times
This call to arms is approachable and inspiring . . . Walliss analysis of the role of faith, especially Christian faith, in embracing progressive common good politics is highly astute and, overall, very compelling. — Library Journal
This is a must-read for anyone concerned about the staggering problems that America faces today. Before you vote, read THE GREAT AWAKENING. — FaithfulReader.com
...a timely, powerful, persuasive book which richly deserves a wide hearing.... — Christian Ethics Today
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