The Common Good
August 2007 Sojourners

August 2007 Sojourners

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Is Nuclear Power the Answer?
Proponents claim that nuclear energy is the power source of the future - clean, green, and safe. Are they right?
by Jim Rice

Danger: Nuke Crossing
Every year, 1 million radioactive shipments crisscross the U.S.
by Bonnie Urfer

Features

Jubilee: A Sabbath from Suffering
The Jubilee movement works to free the world's poorest countries from debt.
by Christina Cobourn Herman

Corruption: Everybody's Problem
by Christina Cobourn Herman

Fast For Justice
by Christina Cobourn Herman

Lenders and Illegitimate Debt
by Christina Cobourn Herman

Who Owes Whom?
Jubilee South campaigners go beyond calls for debt relief.
by Emira Woods

The Country Between
by Julie Polter

The Foolishness of the Cross
A reflection on the cost of discipleship.
by Joe Roos

Truth and Consequence
An eyewitness to massacre and genocide finds shame, hope, and possibility for a moral world.
An interview with journalist Nicholas Kristof by Jim Wallis

Editorials

In Defense of Peace
Pushing back efforts to re-militarize Japan.
by Marie Dennis

A Second Spring
The continuing vitality of liberation theology
by Joe Nangle

Tax Exempt and Politically Active?
What churches need to know.
by Duane Shank

Between the Lines
| Brownfields Forever | Faith and Values | Stopping Traffic | Rising Green Tide Could Lift All Boats | 30-Year Sentence in Stang Killing | News Bites | Real Product: Freedom Ale! |

Columns

Hearts & Minds: How Faith Shapes Political Values
The presidential forum clearly showed that faith is alive and well on both sides of the political aisle.
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: Where Your Treasure Is...
It's very complicated to have hope.
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: Reversing the Reagan Revolution
It's time to bring fairness back to the nation's airwaves.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Hollywood in the White House. Again.
Only one man can beat Fred Thompson in the 2008 race.
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: Living in the Presence of God
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
by Malinda Elizabeth Berry

Poetry: Beaching
by Donald W. Shriver Jr.

Letters
| Televised Torture | Pitfalls of Power | Engaging AIDS |

Reviews

Bearing Witness
A journalist's portrait of a pandemic.
Reviewed by Kimberly Burge

The Wizard of Colorado Springs
Book Review: The Jesus Machine: How James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical America are Winning the Culture War by Dan Gigoff.
Reviewed by Randall Balmer

Growth Run Amok
Book: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future by Bill McKibben.
Reviewed by Bill Williams

Stopping a War
Film: The Camden 28 by Anthony Gacchino.
Reviewed by Judy Coode

New and Noteworthy
Film: In Debt We Trust by Danny Schechter.
Book: Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, and David L.
Weaver-Zercher.
Book: Tokens of Trust: An Introduction to Christian Belief by Rowan Williams.
Book: What We Were Made For: Christian Reflections on Love (Enduring Questions in Christian Life) by Sondra Wheeler.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh

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