The Common Good

June 2004 Sojourners

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No Place to Stand
When you're Christian, progressive, and "pro-life," voting your conscience is often easier said than done.
by Heidi Schlumpf

Features

Can't Buy Me Love
Why the language of the marketplace shouldn't rule our moral and political thinking.
by E.J. Dionne Jr.

The Past Interrupted
I contemplated motherhood well aware that at many points the line between private matters and public affairs was faint and broken.
by Ivy George

Whose Child is This?
Many Christians went to the former Soviet Union to evangelize. While there some discovered Russia's new gulags, and found themselves converted to a deeper understanding of the gospel.
by Josh Andersen

Editorials

Not A Fair Trade
The Bush administration's trade strategy is in trouble.
by Elizabeth Palmberg

Faux News
Laughter may be the best medicine for bad news.
by Ryan Beiler

Still Scandalous
Has the Catholic Church learned anything?
by Joe Nangle, OFM

Between the Lines
| Shareholder Values | Families Valued | No Nukes is Good Nukes | Life in the Balance | Hereafter Glow | Churches Close Accountability Gap | News Bites |

Columns


Hearts & Minds: Pro-Life Democrats?
There are millions of votes at stake in this liberal miscalculation.
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: Falling and Rising
Jesus was not "cured of death." He kept fidelity with life.
by Rose Marie Berger

Macrowave: Time to Go Nuclear?
No magic elixir will solve our energy dilemma, short of radically changing our consumption.
by David Batstone

Eyes & Ears: It's the Sprawl, Y'all
We want Hooterville and Manhattan.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Mending the Waters
by Ed Spivey, Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: Trinities of Love
by Michaela Bruzzese

Poetry: Praying Into the Equidistance
by Fredrick Zydek

Letters
| Doubts About Chavez | Need for Accountability | Global Warming Chaos | Caring for Creation |

Reviews


Turning Rhymes Into Votes
Political power and the hip-hop generation.
by Kate Bowman

Roots of a Mentor
Book: William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience by Warren Goldstein
Reviewed by Duane Shank

Perspectives on Poverty
Book: Lifting Up the Poor: A Dialogue on Religion, Poverty, and Welfare Reform by Mary Jo Bane and Lawrence M. Mead
Reviewed by Nathan D. Wilson

New and Noteworthy
Book: 50 Ways to Love Your Country: How to Find Your Political Voice and Become a Catalyst for Change by MoveOn.org
Film: Forgive Us Our Debts by Bullfrog Films
Music: The Morning Glory Ramblers by Norman and Nancy Blake
Book: The Way of Peace: Exploring Nonviolence for the 21st Century by Shannon McManimon
Compiled by Molly Marsh

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