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June 2006 Sojourners

June 2006 Sojourners

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Who Owns The 'Catholic Vote'?
Roughly 40 percent of Catholics are reliable Republicans, and 40 percent are reliable Democrats. The rest could go either way. That makes Catholics the ultimate swing voters.
by Maurice Timothy Reidy

A Thorn In Both Their Sides
If the church causes discomfort only to one political party when both are in need of repentance, it is not being the church. by E. J. Dionne Jr.

Features

The Stumbling Block of Healing
We pray for God's miraculous intervention. So why are we surprised when it comes?
by Dee Dee Risher

Inside Man
A Japanese-American internment camp survivor reflects on Guantanamo and the state of the U.S. Constitution.
by Glenn Kumekawa

Editorials

The Blood Of The Martyrs
Tom Fox's nonviolent witness.
by Ched Myers

Can Buy Me Love?
The First World becomes a one-way destination point for children from the global South.
by Ivy George

On A Wing And A Prayer
Neighborhood preparedness is important, particularly in poorer communities.
by Tom Sine

Between the Lines
| Yearning To Be Free | Si, se puede! | Simvangelism | Fashion With A Passion | Milk, With A Twist | Taking A Ride In The Poverty Simulator | News Bites |

Columns

Hearts & Minds: Something Has Gone Terribly Wrong
by Jim Wallis

Macrowave: Katja's Story
Human trafficking thrives in the new global economy.
by David Batstone

The Hungry Spirit: Happy 100th to the Holy Rollers!
Many pentecostals trace their spiritual heritage to the Azusa Street revival.
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: A Life Of Enduring Impact
For the next 54 years, Anne Braden was a solid citizen of 'the other America.'
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Running On Empty
One man's personal quagmire, and it has nothing to do with Iraq.
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: Not Drunk, Just Not Sober
At its best the church is an "innocence project" for ourselves and others.
by Robert Roth

Poetry: The Chosen
by Newton Miner

Letters
| No Middle Ground | Accepting Incivility | No Secrets |

Reviews

Seeing The Holy
Marilynne Robinson explores the sacredness of the everyday world.
Book: Gilead: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson.
Reviewed by Tom Montgomery-Fate

Who is the Enemy?
Book: Other Lands Have Dreams: From Baghdad to Pekin Prison by Kathy Kelly.
Reviewed by John Malkin

The Faces Of Islam
What does it mean to be female, Muslim, and American?
Book: Living Islam Out Loud : American Muslim Women Speak by Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur.
Book: Standing Alone in Mecca : An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam by Asra Nomani.
Reviewed by Laurna Strikwerda

New And Noteworthy
Book: Second Calling: Finding Passion & Purpose for the Rest of Your Life by Dale Hanson Bourke.
Internet: How Freedom is Won: From Civic Resistance to Durable Democracy by Adrian Karatnycky and Peter Ackerman.
Magazine: People Power Primed by Jack DuVall and Peter Ackerman.
Book: Befriending the Stranger by Jean Vanier.
Book: Whose Wars? Teaching about the Iraq War and the War on Terrorism by Rethinking Schools.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh

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