The Great Awakening: Jim Wallis, the bestselling author, public theologian, and international commentator on ethics and public life, addresses a cycle of disrespect in our society. He shows that the only solution is the religious imperative of respecting the dignity of all people, knowing they are created in the image of God.

United America: Wayne Baker, Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan and Faculty Associate at the Institute for Social Research, marvels at the large number of people in his polls who say that respect for people of different racial and ethnic groups are very important to them. This value is so strong that it shapes the way we view social issues.