The Common Good

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"Justice too long delayed is justice denied."
Take heart! A new generation of evangelicals for peace is on the rise.
Spiritual growth through bread-making.
Watch what happens when stink bugs invade the Sojourners editorial retreat.
"The social justice singer-songwriter of her generation."
December 2012 photo of the month.
An extended interview on biblical womanhood with Rachel Held Evans. 
Vote your conscience with Sojourners’ 2012 election guide
An opportunity for gang peace in El Salvador
Between 2003 and 2006, the Pentagon database TALON kept tabs on thousands of “potential threats.”
Even while Occupy Wall Street and the worldwide movement it has helped ignite captured the public’s attention this fall, some observers claimed not to understand what the protests were all about.
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’s good earth.
Using online and wireless communication to organize large, diverse groups of people has been a key component of the nonviolent Arab Spring uprisings.
Every gun that is made is, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed.
David Cortright writes in his article in th
Here is a list of books written by and about Daniel Berrigan. This list is by no means exhaustive.
Indigenous theologians Richard Twiss, Terry LeBlanc, and Raymond Aldred discuss the importance of reviving Native American theology as a way of reclaiming culture.
When President Bush leaves office in January, he’ll take with him the cadre of neo-cons who shaped the administration’s foreign policy over the last eight years.
The economic crisis presents particular challenges and questions for people of faith: What is the appropriate Christian response?
God is always on the side of the marginalized, the people who are the weakest and poorest.
You may recall that the cover of our August issue featured Elizabeth Edwards, spouse of John Edwards, one of the subjects of this month’s cover.
With the party conventions approaching, the presidential campaign officially heads toward the homestretch, and many of us are evaluating the proposals that the candidates and their parties believe
News and images of the world food crisis have been hard to bear these last few months—skyrocketing food prices have provoked desperate rioting in many countries, including Haiti, Kenya, Mexic
We're fortunate at Sojourners in that we receive regular infusions of energy and enthusiasm from the many interns who contribute to our work.
How can we turn our money toward service to God and others? Get started with this guide to dozens of Web sites with nuts-and-bolts advice.
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 Sunday school song, "This Little Light of Mine"-specifically the line,
It's easy-and human-to apply labels according to our assumptions. But we know that categorizing anything, especially whole groups of people, is risky business.
Reading the Red Letters
While the ongoing U.S.
Suffer the Children
Thousands of immigrants and their supporters have attended rallies throughout the United States in the past year, calling attention to the broken system in which many undocumented immigrants langui
"You have a glowing future." That nice sentiment becomes a little ominous when you think of it in terms of nuclear technology.
Say "suburbs" and most people picture sprawling neighborhoods of identical homes filled with upwardly mobile status-seekers.
Christians step out against the war.
Instruments of Peace
The rightward drift of both Catholic and Protestant churches during the past 40 years has left an enormous number of Americans with the feeling that their church doesn't speak for them.
In mid-March, our staffers were busily putting the final touches on plans for the Christian Peace Witness, an event organized by 39 Christian organizations (including Sojourners/Call to Renewal) to
When we think of trade, most of us consider it the fiefdom of governments and multinational corporations -it seems a horribly complicated topic that's impossible to understand, let alone do anythin
When it comes to figuring out the appropriate role of the government in addressing our most pressing social ills, opinions among people of faith cross the spectrum: Some say government should play a c
More Peas, Please
The problem of modern slavery is staggering.
Why is it that so many jobs in America don't pay the bills?
Spiritual Witnesses Women Saints: 365 Daily Readings, by Madonna Sophia Compton, with Maria Compton Hernandez and Patricia Campbell, provides reflections on holy women