The Common Good
March-April 2002 Sojourners

March-April 2002 Sojourners

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Fundamentalism and the Modern World
A return to the Dark Ages? Or a modern rebellion against secularism? Either way - as we've so painfully learned - we ignore this phenomenon at our grave peril.
A dialogue with Karen Armstrong, Susannah Heschel, Jim Wallis, and Feisal Abdul Rauf

Features

The Anti-Slackers
Young Christians are pushing the edges of faith. Here's a glimpse into the hearts and dreams of a few of them, in their own words.

Can I Get an 'Amen'!
Rev. Billy may not be a reverend, but he's got some good news to tell.
by Rose Marie Berger

Jesus Visits the Hamptons
Okay, so it's not such good news for everybody.
by Will Willimon

The Persecuted Body
Christians around the world are being attacked and churches burned to the ground. Is anyone paying attention?
by Ivy George

Commentary

Black Hawk Move Over
by Rose Marie Berger

Violence is Against My Religion
by Bethany Spicher

When Secrets Kill
How a CIA cover-up sealed a husband's fate.
by Jennifer K. Harbury

What the Church Can Learn From Hobbits
The theology of the Rings.
by Roberto Rivera

Columns

Hearts & Minds: The Sin of Enron
by Jim Wallis

Macrowave: Poor Enron
by David Batstone

The Hungry Spirit: Pursuing the Secret of Joy
by Rose Marie Berger

Eyes & Ears: The Rockabilly Movement
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Beep Beep
by Ed Spivey Jr.

Culture Watch

How to Live Forever
Studs Terkel reflects on life, death, and oral history.
Book: Will the Circle Be Unbroken? Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith by Studs Terkel.
by Danny Duncan Collum

A Few of My Favorite Things
by Julie Polter

Changing the Menu
Book: Lords of the Harvest: Biotech, Big Money, and the Future of Food by Daniel Charles.
Reviewed by Bethany Spicher

Christianity's Gift
Book Excerpt: The Human Being: Jesus and the Enigma of the Son of Man by Walter Wink.

In the Court of the Gentiles
Book: Common Prayers: Faith, Family, and the Christian's Journey Through the Jewish Year by Harvey Cox.
Reviewed by Duane Shank

Loving Your Neighbor
Book: A New Religious America: How a "Christian Country" Has Become the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation by Diana Eck.
Reviewed by Nathan Wilson

Saved by the Devil?
Television Review: Alias 24 and The Agency
Reviewed by Theresa Blythe

Worth Noting
Book: War Prevention Works: 50 Stories of People Resolving Conflict by Dylan Matthew
Book: Civil Resistance in Kosovo by Howard Clark
Reviewed by Rose Marie Berger

New and Noteworthy
Book: Poems to Live By in Uncertain Times edited by Joan Murray
Book: King Come Preaching: The Pulpit Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Dr. Mervyn Warren
CD: Dream the Light by John Paul Lederach and Herm Weaver
Film: When Did I See You Hungry? by Gerard Thomas Straub
Compiled by Molly Marsh and Bethany Spicher

Departments

Between the Lines
| The Families That Roared | Your Tax Dollars at Work | Re-Education Camp | 1,000 Words | First, They Kill the Lawyers | Cows for Peace | News Bites | Evangelicals Fight Anti-Terrorism Bill | Real Product: Super Savior | Fun With Facts | Just High on God | Resources: Building Supplies |

Living the Word: A Mysterious Joy
by Kari Jo Verhulst

Taking Action: A School for Change
by Ben MacConnell

Poetry: Seven Miles Outside of Jerusalem
by Todd Davis

Connections
Compiled by Bethany Spicher

Letters
| Imagine That | Resisting Terrorism | Phew! Praise Jesus! | The Smell of Remembrance | Meditation on McVeigh |

Product Detail

Weight: 3.9167 oz.
SKU: MAG_0203