June 2004

Cover Story

When you're Christian, progressive, and "pro-life," voting your conscience is often easier said than done.

Feature

Why the language of the marketplace shouldn't rule our moral and political thinking.
I contemplated motherhood well aware that at many points the line between private matters and public affairs was faint and broken.
Many Christians went to the former Soviet Union to evangelize. While there some discovered Russia's new gulags, and found themselves converted to a deeper understanding of the gospel.

Commentary

Laughter may be the best medicine for bad news.
The Bush administration's trade strategy is in trouble.
Has the Catholic Church learned anything?

Columns

Jesus was not "cured of death." He kept fidelity with life.
Having recently been diagnosed with a rare and troubling medical condition-Having recently been diagnosed with a rare and troubling
by: Ed Spivey
There are millions of votes at stake in this liberal miscalculation.
No magic elixir will solve our energy dilemma, short of radically changing our consumption.

Culture Watch

We want Hooterville and Manhattan.
Flex Your Political Muscles
Two distinct audiences will get much out of Lifting Up the Poor:Two distinct audiences will get much out of Lifting Up the
I first heard of William Sloane Coffin in 1967,I first heard of William Sloane Coffin in 1967, when he was a
Political power and the hip-hop generation.

Departments

I very much appreciated "I very much appreciated "To Serve and Preserve" (by Ched Myers, March 2004), though I somewhat vary in my belief
The mayor of Fall River,The mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, sits in the hot seat
Rose Marie Berger'Rose Marie Berger’s article "Presidential Option for the Poor?" (May 2004) may be right to praise Venezuelan
Rabiye Kurnaz (Rabiye Kurnaz (center), mother of German Guantanamo Bay detainee Murat Kurnaz, came to Washington, D.C., in March to join
lettersJim Rice’s article ("A Vote for the Earth," March 2004) made no mention of the recent report by a Pentagon
The mayor of Fall River,The mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, sits in the hot seat
This is not the annual Mother’s Day issue of Sojourners (we’ve never had such an issue).
Five young women—survivors of child and youth sex trafficking in New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, and San Francisco—came to Washington, D.C., thi
lettersAs I read about how the majority of Americans still hold that the United States made the right decision in deposing of Saddam
Me.Me. Me. "[The apostle] Paul says we’re supposed to ‘die to ourselves’ —and
You must learn to say prayers
Shareholder ValuesFaith is influencing the actions of shareholders, according to a February 2004 report by the Interfaith Center for Corporate

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