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Jim Wallis

Research Fellow


Reverend Jim Wallis is a bestselling author, public theologian, and commentator on religion and public life, faith, and politics. Wallis is the founder and ambassador of Sojourners, a progressive Christian grassroots movement that advocates spirituality and social change in America. His publications include Christ in Crisis: Why We Need to Reclaim Jesus (2019); America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America (2016); The (Un)Common Good: How the Gospel Brings Hope to a World Divided (2014); On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good (2013); and Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street — A Moral Compass for the New Economy (2010). Since 2010 Wallis has served as a research fellow in the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.