The Common Good
March 2007 Sojourners

March 2007 Sojourners


Cry Freedom!
The modern global slave trade and those who fight it.
by David Batsone


'In You I Take Refuge'
Through faith and business savvy, the Hagar Project gives new life to freed slaves in Cambodia.
by David Batstone

The Saints Go Marching
The 18th and 19th century movement to abolish slavery, with its many Christian leaders, has much to teach us.
by Elizabeth Palmberg

Rocking the Boat
A new wave of Catholic women answers the call to ordination priesthood - an act of ecclesial disobedience.
by Rose Marie Berger


Dying for a Diamond
'Blood diamonds' still fuel conflict.
by Rory E. Anderson

A Faith of Their Own
Muslim women seek the renewal of Islam.
by Asra Q. Nomani

Big is Beautiful?
The World Bank's top-down approach.
by Marie Dennis

Between the Lines
| Follow the Weapon Trade | Old Nukes, New Uses | Alleged CPT Captors Held for Trial | Christians and Muslims Fight AIDS | Sowing Peace and Justice | Thwack! for Jesus | News Bites |


Hearts & Minds: Revival for Justice
by Jim Wallis

Eyes & Ears: We Buy, Therefore We Are
Everday low prices are part of our American birthright. Right?
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: He's Back!
Which sounds better, President Newt or President Mitt?
by Ed Spivey Jr.


Living the Word: The Shelter of God
Reflections on the Revised Lectionary, Cycle C
by Malinda Elizabeth Berry

Poetry: Soldier's Report
by Byron Rempel-Burkholder

| A Church Problem | Spelling Errers | Tourette's Stereotypes | Perpetuating Poverty? |


Attack of the Monster Houses
Why do Americans want to live so large?
Reviewed by Julie Polter

True Believers
Audio: Infidel by Roger Greg.
Reviewed by Dan Nejfelt

A Theology of Place
Book: Learning the Language of the Fields: Tilling and Keeping as Christian Vocation by Daniel Deffenbaugh.
Reviewed by Lyndsay Moseley

Noticed Pleasures
Book: Common Life by Robert Cording.
Reviewed by Edward A. Daugherty

New and Noteworthy
Book: Simply in Season Children's Cookbook by Mark Beach and Julie Kauffman.
Book: The Passionate Journey by J.S. Bach and Marty Bullis.
Film: Choices: On the Way to Peace by John Steward.
Book: Living God's Justice: Reflections and Prayers
Reviewed by Molly Marsh