The Common Good
June 2005 Sojourners

June 2005 Sojourners

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Confessions of a Blue State Christian
Violence, profanity, and smut are rampant in our popular culture, and it's not just conservatives who are concerned.
by Donna Britt

Growing Up Evangelical
How does childhood faith influence political engagement? A conversation with seven people with conservative evangelical backgrounds.
by Stacia Brown

Features

'Teach a Woman to Fish ...
... And everyone eats.' Why women are key to fighting global poverty.
by Elizabeth Palmberg

Freedom's Ship
Architect Maya Lin's ark-inspired refuge
Photos courtesy of Children's Defense Fund

Editorials

Time to Leave
Bring home the troops. Start now.
by David Cortright

The Death of Fact-Checking
What the "journalism of assertion" costs us.
by Molly Marsh

Hungering for Justice
A student hunger strike brings support to low-income workers.
by Lindsay Morgan

Columns


Hearts & Minds: A Life of Moral Consistency
Many people - especially leaders - tried to claim the pope as their own.
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: Men Only?
The first woman-led Muslim prayer service in New York City received bomb threats and had to change locations.
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: A Pilgrim in the House
Buddy Miller's music sings louder than words.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Pompous and Circumstantial
Our troubled world needs young people. And their iPods.
by Ed Spivey, Jr.

Departments

Letters
| Who Pays? | Drop the Ban | Faithful Activism | Laughable, Historic Hope |

Between the Lines
| Am Working and Hungry | Earth Martyr: Sister Dorothy Stang | Painting the Kingdom Green | All Lawyered Up | Binding the Strong Man | News Bites |

Living the Word: Laughable, Historic Hope
by Robert Roth

Poetry: Hard Bop
by Barbara Crooker

Reviews

Hot Air
Progressive voices are breaking the Right's monopoly on talk radio.
by David Hoffman

The New 'Mainline' Church
Book: Scandal Of The Evangelical Conscience: Why Are Christians Living Just Like The Rest Of The World? by Ronald J. Sider.
Reviewed by Diana Butler Bass

A Lament from the South
Book: Terrorism and the War in Iraq: A Christian Word from Latin America.
Reviewed by Joseph Nangle, OFM

Common Wealth
Book: America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy by Gar Alperovitz.
Reviewed by Bob Hulteen

New and Noteworthy
Book: The School of the Americas: Military Training and Political Violence in the Americas by Lesley Gill.
Music: The Appalachians, a compilation.
Film: Thirst directed by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman.
Book: Losing Moses On The Freeway by Christ Hedges.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh



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