As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you,
had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!" Luke 19:41
We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and
Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Whatever Christians decide about war with Iraq, they must do it on the basis of
Christian theology. Liking and trusting President George W.
Saddam Hussein is an evil ruler, no doubt about it.
Hear this, you that trample on the poor and take from them their jobs and
Having a 3-and-a-half-year-old son has made the horrific revelations about the sexual
abuse of children by Catholic priests even more abhorrent.
those who care about poverty in America, the coming months are a critical time, a turning
point similar to the New Deal of the 1930s or the War on Poverty in the 1960s.
Just exactly how are nuclear weapons supposed to help us wipe out terrorism?
Sounds like a great Old Testament saga, doesn't it?the sin of Enron. Well,
this may be a more biblical tale than we think.
A return to the Dark Ages? Or a modern rebellion against secularism? Either way—as we've so painfully learned—we ignore this phenomenon at our grave peril.
I just returned from Ground Zero in New York City.
Theologians of nonviolence wrestle with how to resist terrorism.
This edition of Sojourners went to press just as the U.S.
military strikes in Afghanistan began, which makes this special issue even more critical.
My wife, Joy, my son, Luke, and I had dinner recently with our friend Michael Lerner
and his wife, Debora, in their Berkeley, California home.
You wouldn't know it from media reports, but there's a hopeful movement being born in the Middle East—interfaith, rooted in nonviolence, and containing the seeds of a just peace. A visit to the Holy Land in turmoil.
An interview with Palestinian Christian Jonathan Kuttab.