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March 2008 Sojourners

March 2008 Sojourners

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Is It Still a Wonderful Life?
Building a new politics on the old values of generosity, compassion, and community.
by E.J. Dionne Jr.

Features

Without A Prayer
How the Democratic Party lost its faith in faith.
by Amy Sullivan

Sleepwalking in a Nuclear Minefield
The United States still worships at the altar of nuclear weapons - yet cries 'heresy' when others want to join the sect.
by Douglas Roche

'A Crime Against God and Humanity'
Religious leaders condemn nuclear weapons.
by Douglas Roche

Being There
"God's Smuggler" Brother Andrew has an odd way of breaking down barriers between Christians and Muslims. But somehow it works.
by Jim Rice

Editorials

'The Peace that God Gives'
Is there reason for hope in the Annapolis process?
by Stephen Sizer

Wounds of War
Loving our neighbors coming home from war.
by Paul Rieckhoff

'A New Pentecost'
Global Christian Forum breaks ages-old barriers.
by Wesley Granberg-Michaelson

Between the Lines
| Missing in Iraq | Stem Cells and Human Dignity | Where's Your Cross Made? | A Low-Carbon Diet |

Columns

Hearts & Minds: The Politics of Change
It's time to be in the business of building social movements, not just winning elections.
by Jim Wallis

The Hungry Spirit: All's Quiet on the God Front
"I have come to love the darkness."
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: Blocking the Big Mouths
The media reform movement comes of age.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: God Bless C-SPAN
The voice of the people. Even the crazy ones.
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: Word on the Street
by Laurel A. Dykstra

Poetry: Prayer of the Iris
by Carol Tyx

Letters
| Primordial Holiness | Speaking Truth to Power | Engaging Hearts and Minds |

Reviews

Seeing is Believing
Documentary films put human faces on the Millennium Development Goals
Films: Hunger No More: Faces Behind the Facts; Back to School; Granito de Arena; All Different, All Equal; Dishing Democracy; A-OK?; A Fistful of Rice; Rx for Survival; Dead Mums Don't Cry; At Highest Risk; Brazil: Winning Against AIDS; Malaria: Killer Number One; Darwin's Nightmare; Thirst; The Debt of Dictators; Damned by Debt Relief; The Millennium Goals: Dream or Reality?
Reviewed by Donovan Jacobs

Movers and Shakers
Book: Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite by D. Michael Lindsay.
Reviewed by Tony P. Hall

Shattered Truths
Book: Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale by Ian Morgan Cron.
Reviewed by Lynn Schwebach

Beloved Community
Book: No Turning Back: My Summer with Daddy King by Gurdon Brewster.
Reviewed by Jason Byassee

Conversions
Music: The Sea Change by Ken Medema.
Reviewed by C. McNair Wilson

New and Noteworthy
Book: The Words of Jesus: A Gospel of the Sayings of Our Lord by Phyllis Tickle.
Film: Dorothy Day: Don't Call Me a Saint by Claudia Larson.
Film: Modern Parables: Living in the Kingdom of God.
Book: The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier by Tony Jones.
Reviewed by Molly Marsh

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