The Common Good

January 2007 Sojourners


Family Matters
How to defend the family more.
by Julie Polter


The Gospel of Bling
If preachers are preoccupied with pursuing the life of conscpicuous consumption and preaching a "prosperity gospel," then poor people are in big trouble.
by Robert M. Franklin

A Carnival for Christ
The "New Monastics" look for ways to be in the world but not of it.
by Josh Andersen

The 12 Marks of a New Monasticism
by Josh Andersen

Breaking the 'Holy Hush'
Evangelicals find new resources to address domestic violence.
by Gail Martin

Online Clergy Training
by Gail Martin

Domestic Violence Resources for Faith Communities
by Gail Martin


'Lord, Have Mercy'
Compassion and hope in the Haggard scandal.
by Brian McLaren

A Seed of Dissent
It's time for the troops to come home.
by Duane Shank

Russian Roulette
The murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya ripples worldwide.
by Swanee Hunt

The Innocent Victims
How can we abide the deaths of so many children?
by Tom Davis

Between the Lines
| The Oils of War | HABEAS CORPUS (1787-2006) | Busting Pedophile Rings | Declaring Peace With Iraq | Justapaz Wins Peace Award | News Bites | Huggable Warrior of the Cross |


Hearts & Minds: A Watershed Election
The results are good news for those alienated by the political extremes of right and left hungry for a new "moral center."
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: The Demon Drink
I was haunted by the King of Beers.
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: Dylan, Reborn. Again.
The poet, musician, author (and senior citizen) keeps it real- and keeps it coming.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: The Name is "Maestro"
Just try to play the violin under a low-hanging ceiling fan.
by Ed Spivey Jr.


Living the Word
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
by Malinda Elizabeth Berry

Poetry: The Revelator
by Michael Borich

| Expanded Protection | Choosing Love | Reference Points |


Wealth, Fame - and Jesus
Pop musician Moby on how his faith affects his lifestyle, art, and activism.
Interviewed by John Potter

'Woman in the Room'
Music: Before the Daylight's Shot by Ashley Cleveland.
Reviewed by Steve Thorngate

A Human Spirit
Book: There is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Children by Melissa Fay Greene.
Reviewed by Bill Williams

New and Noteworthy
Book: Women Saints: 365 Daily Readings by Madonna Sophia Compton.
Film: Shut Up and Sing by Barbara Kopple.
Film: Lives for Sale.
Film: The Shape of Water by Kum-Kum Bhavnani.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh

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