Jim Wallis in Conversation
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President and founder of Sojourners, Jim Wallis explores faith, justice, and the moral choices behind today’s headlines in this Audible Original series. In each episode, Jim sits down with an inspiring guest; from Michelle Alexander to Margaret Atwood to Rev William Barber, they discuss their deepest moral convictions and how they are putting them to work in the world.
||CleanEp. 9: Bryan Stevenson||Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, joins Jim to discuss how our failure to talk about the trauma of America’s racist history gives rise to ugly events like the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Together, they...||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 8: Rep. Joe Kennedy||Jim welcomes Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts to share his views on the moral obligations of our government, the spirit of generosity, and his life-affirming experience in the Peace Corps. Together, they consider the intersection of faith and social...||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7: Michelle Alexander||Best-selling author of “The New Jim Crow,” Michelle Alexander joins Jim to talk about a personal mission that led her from teaching law to a new focus - studying theology. Their conversation ranges from the racial bias of U.S. drug laws, the...||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6: Mark Shriver||Jim sits down with author and activist Mark Shriver to talk about his book “Pilgrimage” and the life of its subject: Pope Francis. They delve into the influence the humble pope is having on the Roman Catholic Church, the purpose of pilgrimage, and..||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5: Brittany Packnett||Educator and activist Brittany Packnett talks with Jim about why she took to the streets in her neighboring town of Ferguson in 2014 and how her experiences in peaceful protest prompted her to band together with others to form the Black Lives Matter...||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4: Valerie Kaur||Jim sits down with Valarie Kaur to talk about her experience as a Sikh activist in the current political climate, and the speech she gave in a Christian church on New Year’s Eve that went viral.||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3: Margaret Atwood||Jim welcomes best-selling author Margaret Atwood for a conversation on the effect that debt - monetary, spiritual, and ecological - are having on people and the planet. Together, they explore why Margaret’s groundbreaking novel, “The Handmaid’s...||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2: Eboo Patel||Social justice advocate Eboo Patel joins Jim to talk about how he was inspired to found the Interfaith Youth Corps. An organization focused on connecting college students from different faiths to service projects and, most powerfully, to each other.||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II||Jim talks to Rev. William Barber, the former North Carolina NAACP president whose impassioned speech at the 2016 DNC called for a movement of resistance against creeping extremism. They share insights on Trump’s election, systemic racism in policy,...||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|