Book Reviews of God's Politics : Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It

God's Politics : Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It
God's Politics Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It
Author: Jim Wallis
ISBN-13: 9780060558284
ISBN-10: 0060558288
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 38 ratings
Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 7
Jim Wallis takes a look at walking the middle path of politics and religion, neither a fundamentalist, or a toe-the-line democrat, he argues that if American politics is to clean up and straighten out, then religious values are a necessary perspective to take. He argues against both fundamentalist Christians and pure secular society. I found this book really interesting and even inspiring - to see that religion in politics can have an impact without being dogmatic.
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Helpful Score: 4
Jim Wallis would definitely be called a Disciple if Jesus were here today (which he is, we just don't see him with our eyes).
Jim has said things almost verbatim that I have said to "Christians". This book follows, what would Jesus do, not the trite "pull yourself up by your bootstraps mentality, preached and voiced by many who do have it "all"".
Way to go Jim. I know the Lord is smiling.
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Helpful Score: 1
Very much a Christian (as in "true Christian" - back to its roots) perspective.
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Great views on social justice. It's a bit dated, with much of the material relating to the Iraq war. Since I was against the war from the beginning, and stayed fully abreast of the news on this issue, those references are a bit redundant for me personally. But in all, it is a significant challenge to us to walk the Christian talk.