The Common Good
December 2006 Sojourners

December 2006 Sojourners

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118 Days
Christian Peacemakers on captivity in Iraq.
by James Loney

A Gateway to Humanity
by Harmeet Singh Sooden

A Light Shines in the Darkness
by Rose Marie Berger

We are Still Here
by Peggy Gish

Features

Living Beyond Hatred
John Perkins' pioneering ministry has shown that true racial reconciliation can only come with economic and political empowerment.
by Meg E. Cox

Holy, Healing Madness
In battered Liberia, a woman catches a glimpse of the reconciliation that only the bread and wine might bring.
by Michele M. Hovey

Be Still And Know
Thomas Keating talks about how the ancient church tradition of contemplation can transform Christians today.
Interviewed by Rose Marie Berger

Editorials

Democrats Talk Religion
A new perspective on faith has emerged.
by Amy Sullivan

A Responsibility to Protect
Is military intervention the only way?
by Rose Marie Berger

Why I was Tested for HIV (and why you should be too)
by Dale Hanson Bourke

Between the Lines
| Come All Ye Who Are Hungry... | Hanging up the Phone Tax | Episcopal Bishops Still at Crossroads | New Look at Islamic Texts | Holy Packing Tape, Batman! | News Bites |

Columns

Hearts & Minds: Faith-Based Fraud
Political manipulation of religion only compounded the crime of political neglect of the poor.
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: The Habit of Advent
What habits do you have that generate hope?
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: Happy Holidays!
The war on the war on Christmas.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: 2006: The Year in Review
It was a year to remember. (Do we have to?)
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: High-Calorie Spirituality
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
by Malinda Elizabeth Berry

Poetry: 'There is No Love Unless There is Imagination' (Andre Tchelistcheff)
by Kathleen Gunton

Letters
| Refuse to Go | U.S.- Iran Fractures | Principled Power? |

Reviews

Keep it Close to Home
Appalachian-influenced music with a modern twist: Zoe Speaks.
Reviewed by Danny Duncan Collum

Gandhi For Today
Book: Gandhi and Beyond: Nonviolence for an Age of Terrorism by David Cortright.
by Jim Rice

Uncommon Ground
Book: The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth by E. O. Wilson.
by Joseph Wakelee-Lynch

Obery Hendricks' 'The Survival of the Fittest'
Book Excerpt: The Politics of Jesus
By Obery Hendricks

New and Noteworthy
Film: A Model for Matisse by Barbara Freed.
Book: Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action by J. Matthew Sleeth, MD.
Music: Living of These Days by Kate Campbell and Spooner Oldham.
Book: GodSpace by Christine Sine.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh

Product Detail

Weight: 3.9167 oz.
SKU: MAG_0612