The Common Good

Amid differing views, conference offers election season counsel

Date: October 25, 2004
The letter is based in part on a recent New York Times advertisement taken out by the evangelical magazine Sojourners and its Call to Renewal ministry. The advertisement encourages voters to evaluate the presidential candidates based on several "religious issues." These include poverty, the environment, war and peace, truthfulness in government, human rights, responding to terrorism and the sanctity of life.