The Common Good
October 2004 Sojourners

October 2004 Sojourners

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Fear Itself
Unless we observe and surrender our small, daily anxieties, we won't recognize the really big fears, in all their disguises, that control our politics, our denominations, our bank accounts, and the world's future.
by Richard Rohr, OFM

The Politics of Fear
by Julie Polter

The Psychology of Obedience
by Francis MacNutt

Features

Divided by a Common Faith
Evangelicals in the United States are increasingly estranged from their counterparts everywhere else.
by Tom Sine

The Tupelo Miracle
How faith and a newspaper transformed a Mississippi community.
by Danny Duncan Collum

Botero
An Artist Who 'Did Something.'
by Rose Marie Berger

Editorials

10 Things to Do Before The Election
Voting is not enough.
by Matt Ching and Duane Shank

Do You Believe in Magic?
Is it time for a Christian crusade against AIDS?
by Dale Hanson Bourke

Beyond Primary Colors
Is the church, like the country, divided into "red" and "blue"?
by Greg Mancini

Between the Lines
| Less Crime, More Time | Floating Nuns | Serving Patients, not Patents | Logging Out in the Open | Accounting for the Poor | News Bites | This Blinking Little Light of Mine |

Columns

Hearts & Minds: The Religous Right Era Is Over
God is not a Republican. Or a Democrat.
by Jim Wallis

Macrowave: A Different Kind of IPO
Google's 'democratic' launch hurts only the fat cats.
by David Batstone

Eyes & Ears: Cultural Channeling
Old-time country music is the new punk rock.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Decision 2004
I've always wanted a lawyer. I have a plumber, but it's not the same.
by Ed Spivey, Jr.

Departments

Living the Word: The Sweetness Of Repentance
by Micheala Bruzzese

Poetry: Security
by Linda Mills Woolsey

Letters
| No Politics By Church | No One Is Blameless | Moving Toward Justice |

Reviews


Bringing Down the Holy Spirit
Sacred singing, rooted in community and place.
Music: Twelve Gates To the City: An Anthology of African American Sacred Singing in Southern Maryland by Shiloh
Music: A Bright Side Somewhere: Old Time Songs of Praise by Michael and Carrie Kline
by Kimberly Burge

Marked by the Land
Book: The Coal Tattoo by Silas House
by Andrea Jeyaveeran

Muslim Women on Islamic Reform
Book: The Trouble with Islam: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith by Irshad Manji
Book: Why I Am a Muslim: An American Odyssey by Asma Gull Hasan
by Charles Strohmer

New and Noteworthy
Book: Catching Light: Looking for God in the Movies by Roy Anker
Television: The Political Dr. Seuss
Film: Merton: A Film Biography
Book: God is Not... by Rodney Clapp, Michael Budde, and others
Compiled by Molly Marsh

Product Detail

Weight: 3.9167 oz.
SKU: MAG_0410