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Video: Inauguration Eve Interview with Moby

Last week, the SojoTube team had a chance to sit down with DJ, songwriter, and musician Moby
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Bringing Word and Music Together Against Poverty

I am very honoured and excited to be invited to the Mobilization to End Poverty in April.
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JFK, Resurrection, and Post-Modern Christianity: Books for a New Year

As you've probably surmised over the last few weeks, we asked God's Politics contributors to send us some of their favorite books of 2008. Here are a few more to add to your list:
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Peacemaking, Power, and Politics: Books for Reflection

As a former theology and philosophy professor at Asbury Seminary, Sojourners' COO, Chuck Gutenson, is a walking encyclopedia of all things theological
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Readings on War, Happiness, and Cultural Amnesia

Need a good book? Check out some of these titles:
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Slumdog Millionaire's India: My Sobering Reality

The movie Slumdog Millionaire and the Booker Prize-winning novel
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Giving Your Shirt for Justice

In the February issue of Sojourners,
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A Pair of Recommended Reads from Flobots' Jonny 5

When Corporations Rule the World, by David Korten. In 1999, I participated in protests that shut down the WTO meeting in Seattle. In 2008, I read this book and finally understood why!
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The Futility of Violence: Eastwood's Gran Torino

The other day I heard a 78-year-old man sing, through a cracked voice, one of the most moving and gentle jazz melodies, as the iconic image of a fetishized sports car being driven into the sunset was projected. And, not for the first time in recent years, I was crying at the end of a Clint Eastwood film.
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Slumdog Millionaire: In the Midst of Spiritual Winnowing, Love Wins

A few days ago, I had one of those conversations that seem to make the world spin slower, allowing me to see crystal clearly, if only for a moment.
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