The Common Good

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Cover Story

With hope and a prayer, young Christians explore how marriage between two can build community for many.


An interview with South Africa's Anglican Archbishop Njonkulu Ndungane on Oprah, AIDS, and how Christians are battling international debt.
A global campaign to mobilize Christians against poverty.
A Nicaraguan church helps its community build for the future.
German Theologian Ulrich Duchrow tells how a visit to an African slave castle - and the movement of the Spirit - created a "transforming moment" for Reformed Christians.
Uncut Sojourners interview with Desmond Tutu's successor, South African Archbishop Njonkulu Ndungane.


This is a historical moment of unique potential.
Deaf Christians find liberation in Jesus' declaration.
Protestants and the new pope.


We must never claim that those who disagree with our judgements are not people of real faith.

This is probably the biggest moral story of the year that went unnoticed.

John Bolton again failed to win.

Culture Watch

The particular truth of the North Mississippi Allstars.
For novelist Graham Greene and his characters, corruption could be a path to salvation.