The Common Good
June 2008 Sojourners

June 2008 Sojourners

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Finding My Religion
Young Christians - mainline and evangelical, Catholic and Protestant - are seeking new ways to connect their faith to action ... and in doing so [drum roll] change the world.
by Amy Green

Redefining Holy
We asked 10 next-gen leaders to tell us about their hopes, challenges, passions -- and favorite ways of getting their hands dirty.
Interviewed by Sojourners

Features

All the Way to the Bank
Opportunity International takes microfinance to the next level.
by Meg E. Cox

Editorials

'A Theft from Those Who Hunger'
Rampant military spending is making us less secure.
by Frida Berrigan

It's a Start
Apologies for slavery must be followed by steps to justice.
by Donald W. Shriver Jr.

Out of Harm's Way
Faith-based groups fight violence against women.
by Molly Marsh

Between the Lines
| Megachurches Meet on Immigration | Living for the City | Mexico Without Its Corn? | The Dangers of Heavy Metal | Real Product: Manicured Ministry |

Columns


Hearts & Minds: A Generation Comes of Age
These young evangelicals refuse to reduce the gospel to a "fire-insurance" salvation pitch.
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: To Give or Not to Give?
Pondering the rights of the poor while in line at Dunkin' Donuts.
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: The Great Digital Switch
In the coming technological revolution, will there be space for the common good?
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: One Man, One Clip
The Supreme Court is about to rule on guns. Be afraid.
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: Uncomfortable Words
by Laurel A. Dykstra

Poetry: What I have Seen
by Kevin Hadduck

Letters
| Timely Giving | Real Change | Defense Strategies |

Reviews


The Storm of Progress
Filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung traces the intimate work of reconciliation in Rwanda.
by Darren Hughes

Treating the Sojourner
Book: Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible, by M. Daniel Carroll Rodas. Baker Academic.
Reviewed by Patty Kupfer

Religion and Race
Book: W.E.B. Du Bois: American Prophet, by Edward J. Blum. University of Pennsylvania Press.
Reviewed by Peter Heltzel

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