The Common Good
January 2006 Sojourners

January 2006 Sojourners

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Cover

Taking Back Our Kids
Child rearing, never an easy endeavor, has become in many ways a countercultural activity.
by Danny and Polly Duncan Collum

13 Children
...one moment at a time.
by Celeste Kennel-Shank

Features

The Islamic Reformation Has Begun
Reza Aslan, a Tehran-born Muslim, joined his high school's Young Life group to become a Christian, then got kicked out. Now he's one of the top spokespersons for progressive Islam in America.
by Asra Q. Nomani

The Second Coming of the Lord God Bird
The quest to save the ivory-bill represents a desire with which many evangelical Christians may connect.
by Valerie Weaver-Zercher

From Charity to Investment
How community-based investing transforms individuals - and religious institutions.
by Katharine M. Preston

Editorials

A Kindling of Hope
Bridging gaps in the Middle East.
by Phil Haslanger

Losing Our Souls
Only the U.S. has openly tried to offer legal justification for the use of torture.
by Chuck Gutenson

Would Jesus Drive a Mercedes?
The untapped potential of biodiesel.
by Ryan Beiler

Between the Lines
| Let Them Eat Guns? | Women's Work | Hurricane Stan Ignites Churches | Extravagant Welcome | Dirty Laundry Gets Airing | God on the Run | News Bites |

Columns


Hearts & Minds: Falsehoods and the Iraq War
The warring factions in Iraq are engaged in a civil war that the U.S. occupation is only making worse.
by Jim Wallis

Macrowave: Spinning Wal-Mart
Wal-Mart is focused more on public relations than a reform of its business operations.
by David Batstone

Eyes & Ears: Reporting Through the Grapevines
What do we believe when all social restraints are off?
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Flu Season Greetings
This Christmas, avoid the partridge in the pear tree. If it sneezes.
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: Making a Movement
by Robert Roth

Poetry: tsunami
by Murray Bodo

Poetry: Tsunami
by Luci Shaw

Letters
| Responsive Singing | Prophets With Boot Marks | Testing, Testing | Keeping What Binds Us |

Reviews


Young Revivalists
A string band reclaims country music.
by William J.Teska

Extremists for Love
Book Excerpt: The Irresistible Revolution.
by Shane Claiborne

Pastoral and Prophetic
by Gail S. Phares

Product Detail

Weight: 3.9167 oz.
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