The Common Good
April 2012 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)

April 2012 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)

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COVER

Banking for the Rest of Us
It's time for a new set of rules--a banking policy for the 99 percent.
By Stacy Mitchell


FEATURES

The Innocence List
The exonerated give compelling testimonies of why the death penalty should be abolished.
By Kimberly Burge

'The Plants Are Family to Us
How a small Mohawk Catholic community in Quebec helped save forests throughout North America.
By John Bacher

'Everything Will Live Where the River Goes'
A Bible study on water, God, and redemption.
By Ched Myers


CULTURE WATCH

Empire in The Hunger Games and the Gospels
Reviews: Gandhi and the Unspeakable; Pariah
Excerpt: Letters to a Future Church

Eyes & Ears: Meet the New Boss
By Danny Duncan Collum

On Film: A Sci-Fi Take on Adolescence's Brutal Truths
By Gareth Higgins


COMMENTARY

Stifling the Persian Spring
How U.S. and Isreali threats are undermining the democracy movement in Iran.
By Reza Aslan

Destroying Our Rights to Save Them
The U.S. government continues to claim the authority to detain and kill without trial.
By Dianna Ortiz

A Hire Law for Churches
The Supreme Court decision on the ministerial exception deserves a "hosanna"--and prayerful consideration.
By Melissa Rogers


COLUMNS

Grain of Salt: The Color of Voting
By Jim Rice

Deep Economy: 'And God Created...Corporations'
By Bill McKibben

Godstuff: 'Why I Hate Religion, But Love YouTube'
By Cathleen Falsani

Earth & Heaven: A Mile in Your Shoes
By Joel C. Hunter

The Hungry Spirit: Isaiah and the Foreclosure Crisis
By Rose Marie Berger

H'rumphs: 2-for-1 Bomb Sale! Supplies Unlimited!
By Ed Spivey Jr.


DEPARTMENTS

Letters
| Just Say No | United In Christ | Avoiding Arrogance | Reading Too Much In? |

Poetry: Trading
By Jeanne Murray Walker

Living the Word: God's Cross to B