Religious fundamentalists scare us with their interpretation of faith and politics, while secular ones are scared of faith having any impact. One doesn’t speak for us, while the other wants us to be quiet… But there is an exciting alternative.
Jim Wallis is an author, activist and international commentator on ethics and public life. He was a founder of Sojourners, the Christian campaigning organisation for peace and justice, and continues to edit its magazine. His most recent book God’s Politics, was said by Gordon Brown to be ‘Powerful reading for anyone interested in social change’.