The Common Good

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Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.
Share your thoughts on what it takes to have a lasting marriage.
An infographic of the racial wealth gap in the U.S.
Modern passages from Oswald Chambers' classic devotional reader My Utmost for His Highest.
This pledge, which draws on one used by Mahatma Gandhi's independence campaign in India, was used in the U.S. civil rights movement in the 1950s and '60s.
"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