IMAGINE! Banquet Update

IMAGINE! Banquet Sunday, June 8, 2008

Keynote Speaker Jim Wallis
President and Executive Director, Sojourners
Jim Wallis is a bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, preacher, and international commentator on religion and public life, faith and politics. His latest book is The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith & Politics in a Post Religious Right America (HarperOne, 2008). His previous book, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It (Harper Collins, 2005), was on the New York Times bestseller list for 4 months. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sojourners; where he is editor-in-chief of Sojourners magazine, whose combined print and electronic media have a readership of more than 250,000 people. Wallis speaks at more than 200 events a year and his columns appear in major newspapers, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and both Time and Newsweek online. He regularly appears on radio and television, including shows like Meet the Press, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the O’Reilly Factor, and is a frequent guest on the news programs of CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox, and National Public Radio. He has taught at Harvard’s Divinity School and Kennedy School of Government on “Faith, Politics, and Society.” He has written eight books, including: Faith Works, The Soul of Politics, Who Speaks for God?, and The Call to Conversion

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Location: Downtown Marriott – 200 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105 Social Hour 6:00 p.m.; Dinner 7:00 Individual tickets $40 each, Table for 10 – $400 Special table packages available For Ticket information email or call (816)808-6604

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