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From the Editors
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 4:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Even while Occupy Wall Street and the worldwide movement it has helped ignite captured the public’s attention this fall, some ...

From the Editors
Originally Posted: 09/13/2011 - 2:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Loving our neighbors is usually easier in the abstract. The members of Heartsong Church, just outside of Memphis, Tennessee, made that love very real last year in a ...

From the Editors
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Mohandas Gandhi was keenly aware of the root causes of hunger, and he knew that the problem was not a lack of resources on God ...

From the Editors
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Using online and wireless communication to organize large, diverse groups of people has been a key component of the nonviolent ...

From the Editors
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Every gun that is made is, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed. &quo ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors The economic crisis presents particular challenges and questions for people of faith: What is the appropriate Christian respon ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors God is always on the side of the marginalized, the people who are the weakest and poorest. God is ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors You may recall that the cover of our August issue featured Elizabeth Edwards, spouse of John Edwards, one of the subjects of t ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors With the party conventions approaching, the presidential campaign officially heads toward the homestretch, and many of us are ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors News and images of the world food crisis have been hard to bear these last few months—skyrocketing food prices have provoked d ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors We're fortunate at Sojourners in that we receive regular infusions of energy and enthusiasm from the many interns who con ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors When we sat down to plan this special issue on faith and money, the tune buzzing in the back of our heads was from that catchy ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors It's easy-and human-to apply labels according to our assumptions. But we know that categorizing anything, especially whol ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors While the ongoing U.S. While the ongoing U.S. political campaigns bring some attention to pr ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Thousands of immigrants and their supporters have attended rallies throughout the United States in the past year, calling atte ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors "You have a glowing future." That nice sentiment becomes a little ominous when you think of it in terms of nuclear t ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Say "suburbs" and most people picture sprawling neighborhoods of identical homes filled with upwardly mobile status- ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors In mid-March, our staffers were busily putting the final touches on plans for the Christian Peace Witness, an event organized ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors When we think of trade, most of us consider it the fiefdom of governments and multinational corporations -it seems a horribly ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors When it comes to figuring out the appropriate role of the government in addressing our most pressing social ills, opinions amo ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors The problem of modern slavery is staggering. The problem of modern slavery is staggering. Today, 2 ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Why is it that so many jobs in America don't pay the bills? Why is it that so many jobs in Am ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors As of this writing, we're fresh off the midterm elections and glad to see the end of divisive campaigning for a while (th ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors While Advent is the particular season of the church year in which we anticipate the coming of Jesus, the word can also mean &q ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors The fall months tend to be busy-no doubt you can relate-and the pace around  our office has been brisk. ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors What makes a Christian college Christian? Fear of the Lord. Prudence. Righteousness. Justice. What ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors This summer's tango between the Bush administration and Iran over the Iranian nuclear program provided an object lesson i ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors As with most of our articles, the words in this issue developed out of relationships - connections that are decades-long as we ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Is there such a thing as the "Catholic vote"? Commonweal writer Maurice Timothy Reidy and Washington Post columnist ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Our move to a new building last fall brought us many gifts: a more efficient space, working heat and air conditioning (most of ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors 'I was a stranger and you welcomed me.' Jesus' words in Matthew are disarmingly simple, yet they encapsulate a ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Many of us attend worship communities that struggle to hit the right note between traditional hymn-and-organ music and the pra ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors With all the bad news of late, it's heartening to read some hopeful news, especially about poverty. Stephen C. ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Parents often feel like they re swimming upstream when it comes to raising their kids and protecting their family life. ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors For many of us, Nelson Good the subject of our incarnation focus in this issue was a fellow parishioner and community member, ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors The t's were crossed and i's dotted for this issue with our special focus on books and music when Hurricane Katrina ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors After more than a dozen years at the corner of Chapin and 15th Streets NW, Sojourners is moving to another location in Washing ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors When it comes to faith, politics, and culture (three of our favorite topics here at Sojourners), the public discussion too oft ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Our culture here in the United States has definite bipolar tendencies: On one hand we're encouraged to want--and to purch ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Sometimes the most important stories are hidden in plain view. Sometimes the most important storie ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors West Virginia activist Julia Bonds has been interviewed many times, especially after winning the 2003 Goldman Environmental Pr ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Our life around the Sojourners office has changed in the past several months. Our life around the ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors In this issue Rich Preheim profiles Christian Peacemaker Teams and the organization's recently retired first director, Ge ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Words can provide rest, create change, and bring new life to our inner and outer worlds. Developing this special issue has giv ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors The upcoming presidential election still looms large in our work. The upcoming presidential electi ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors As we wrapped up this issue, summer was taking its final stroll into autumn. But like many people, we've been focusing fo ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Our travel fund for editorial staff is fairly modest. Our travel fund for editorial staff is fairl ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Our cover feature by veteran journalist Bill Moyers is an adaptation of the keynote speech he delivered to a standing-room-onl ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors For many years we've talked about interviewing environmental and culture essayist Wendell Berry. ...

Inside Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors This is not the annual Mother’s Day issue of Sojourners (we’ve never had such an issue). This is ...