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March-April 2000 Sojourners

March-April 2000 Sojourners

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Faith Works
Lessons from the life of an activist preacher. An excerpt from the new book by Jim Wallis

Features

Saul Alinsky Goes to Church
Faith-based community organizing is taking off - with benefits for both community and church.
by Helene Slessarev

A Real House Party
by Helene Slessarev

Hot Tea and Union Organizing
by Helene Slessarev

The Reluctant Conversion of Oscar Romero
Memories of the archbishop on the 20th anniversary of his assassination.
by Carmen Chacon, Salvador Carranza, Juan Macho, Inocencio Alas, Carmen Elena Hernandez, Maria Isabel Figueroa, Jorge Lara-Braud

Stories to Live By
Reading the Bible in the new millennium.
by Ched Myers

Our Lady of the 501(c)3
E.J. Dionne talks about God, politics, and the American experiment.
Interviewed by Jim Wallis

Sandino Lives!
Actually, even in Nicaragua, revolutionary fervor isn't what it used to be.
by Jim Rice

Commentary

BigBrother.com
The Net war on privacy.
by David Batstone

Knock, Knock. Who's There.
Census 2000 and a changing America.
by Rose Marie Berger

In the Name of the Divine
I now understand 'Christian nation' in a whole new way.
by Ron Kraybill

A Path Between the Extremes
True or false: The Bible has no place in school.
by Duane Shank

Who Deserves a Second Chance?
Ed Koch and Al Sharpton find common cause.
by Larry Bellinger

All I Need to Know I Learned from Hank Williams
Ethics lessons from country music.
by David Fillingim

Columns

Hearts & Minds: Seattle: Changing the Rules
The real story in Seattle was not the violence of demonstrators nor the misbehavior of police.
by Jim Wallis

Grace Matters: Only Jerks Allowed
If those who know me really knew me, what would they think of me?
by Chris Rice

Uprisings: Living Large
Developing a willingness to see and be seen is not easy work.
by Claudia Horwitz

Eyes & Ears: Arise, Ye Prisoners of Globalization
Something new entered history on November 30, 1999.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Animal House
I am personally against dogs having credit cards.
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Culture Watch

Which Side Are You On?
A surprising ally in the moment clean up politics
Book: How to Overthrow the Government by Ariana Huffington.
Reviewed by Duane Shank

Reproductive Technology
An entrepreneur's paradise?
Book: The Clone Age: Adventures in the New World of Reproductive Technology by Lori B. Andrews.
Reviewed by Joseph Wakelee-Lynch

No More Multitasking
Reclaiming the gift of time.
Book: Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time by Dorothy C. Bass.
Reviewed by Tom Montgomery-Fate

Prodding the Spirit
The searching words of Ben Harper
Music: Born to Shine by Ben Harper.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Newberry

Easy Listening It Ain't
Music to afflict the comfortable.
Music: The Battle of Los Angeles by Rage Against the Machine.
Music: The Land, the Bread, and the People by Ballydowse.
Reviewed by Ryan Beiler

Strange Bedfellows
Mixing the spiritual and the cinematic.
by Ted Parks

Unlikely Prophets
Kevin Smith's irreverent Dogma.
by Judy Coode

Departments

Between the Lines
| New Voices Against the Death Penalty | Plowshares vs. Depleted Uranium | Churches Continue Discussions on Scripture, Homosexuality | Pentagon Plans SOA Whitewash | Deja Vu in Colombia | Briefly Noted |

Groundswell: Healing Through Art
Women's project leads to transformation.
by Bronwyn Shiffer

Call to Renewal: Call to Renewal's Fourth National Roundtable
Group launches campaign document.
by Mike Bruinooge

Seeds: Resources for Study and Action
by Ryan Beiler

Connections: Bringing people together.
by Elizabeth Newberry

Living the Word: Letters from the Ancient World
Issues of honor and shame permeate Paul's letters.
by Katrina Poetker

Poetry: The Intercessor
by Frederick Lewis Allen

Letters
| Best Issue Ever! | Dissing Dads? | Don't Lose the Personal Jesus | Grounded in Prayer | Mind in the Monastery? | Corruption and Debt Relief | South African Sojourners? | Moral Language Misses Mark | The Endless War | Giving Our All |

Product Detail

Weight: 3.9167 oz.
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