The Common Good

Table of Contents

Cover Story

Why can't personal ethics and social justice - together - become a real political choice?

Features

An interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi on feminism, faith, and the future of the Palestinian cause.
Is the advance of God's kingdom through missions being confused with the advance of American hegemony through the military?
In the final analysis it is not how many times one prays but how eager one is to imbibe it.
An interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi on feminism, faith, and the future of the Palestinian cause.

Commentary

Telling the truth about civilians killed.
Rich countries have decided to control Iraq the old-fashioned way.
Little progress has been made toward human rights in northern India.

Columns

The book tour will be a national conversation faith,

Rumsfeld would re-establish the military as a judge, jury and executioner.

'It's hard to see your apartment building closed for a Starbucks to move in.'

We're talking about REAL science, important science.

Culture Watch

I always had a soft spot for Wal-Mart.
Faith, God's will, and time. An interview with Craig Wright.
A review of A Generous Orthodoxy, by Brian McLaren.
A review of Faith and Feminism: a Holy Alliance, by Helen Lakelly Hunt.

Departments

The story of the Bible is one of increasing inclusion.
1. Outside the cathedral I wept against a pillar of black stone
Our life around the Sojourners office has changed in the past several months.