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April 2008 Sojourners

April 2008 Sojourners


Where the Spirit Leads
Pentecostals may be the least known and most unpredictable group on the landscape.
by Aaron McCarroll Gallegos

A History of Separation
Latino Pentecostals are increasingly seeing political action as an act of faith.
by Arlene Sanchez Walsh

Latino Expressions of Faith and Justice
Latino believers don't fit a single mold, and they have expressed their faith in the world in a variety of ways.
by Aaron McCarroll Gallegos


Grace and Glory
Paintings by Rudolph Valentino Bostic

The Roots of Justice Revival
During the Second Great Awakening, the fruits of conversion included social reform.
by Jim Rice

Death by Asylum
An interview with immigrant and author Edwidge Danticat.
by Rose Marie Berger


'Toward a Nuclear-Free World'
Reaganites against the bomb.
by Tyler Wigg Stevenson and Jessica Wilbanks

A Dream for Zimbabwe
Resisting a state at war with its people.
by Joy Kauffman

Loving our Neighbors
Christian-Muslim dialogue raises hope - and suspicion.
by Jim Rice

Between the Lines
| How Green is Your Collar? | Demolition of Public Housing Approved | Christians Push Peace in Kenya | Best Product | News Bites |


Hearts & Minds: A Turning Point
After 40 years, we might finally be ready to come out of the wilderness.
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: A Peculiar Hope
Sometimes, Easter finds us.
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: Organizing Hope
Tapping the reservoirs of church and community.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: How About That Economy?
Worried about your financial future? Have a Life Saver.
by Ed Spivey Jr.


Living the Word: Resistance and Survival
by Laurel A. Dykstra

Poetry: Prayer: beginning with four lines from Taha Muhammad Ali
by Ed Madden

| No Safety | A Picture of the Kingdom | Laugh Lines |


Kitchen-Table Giving
Giving Circles: Who needs a charity ball when you can have a potluck?
Reviewed by Julie Polter

Reckoning with Faith
Film: Constantine's Sword by Oren Jacoby.
Reviewed by Judy Coode

The God Factor
Books that bridge faith and politics.
Book: Beyond Left and Right: Helping Christians Make Sense of American Politics by Amy Black.
Book: Wayward Christian Soldiers: Freeing the Gospel from Political Captivity by Charles Marsh.
Book: Red Letter Christians: A Citizen's Guide to Faith and Politics by Tony Campolo.
Book: A New Kind of Conservative by Joel Hunter.
Book: Heroic Conservatism: Why Republicans Need to Embrace America's Ideals by Michael Gerson.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh

Pledging Allegiance
Book: Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals by Shane Claiborne and Chris Haw.
Reviewed by Cara Boekeloo

Caricatures and Cliches
Book: Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation by Barbara Slavin .
Reviewed by Robert Roth

New and Noteworthy
Book: Exodus: Let My People Go by Daniel Berrigan.
Book: Plant a Seed of Peace by Rebecca Seiling.
Film: The Singing Revolution by Maureen Castle Tusty.
Book: In the World but Not of It by Brett Grainger.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh

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