Edmund Pettus Bridge

The Bernhard M. Christensen Symposium

Jim WallisJim Wallis

The Bridge to a nEw America

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Jim Wallis is president and founder of Sojourners, a nonprofit, faith-based organization whose mission statement calls for “putting faith into action for social justice.” Wallis is a bestselling author, public theologian, and social activist. He has written for major newspapers and authors regular columns for Huffington Post and TIME.com. Wallis teaches at Georgetown University and has taught at Harvard University. He served on President Obama’s first White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.