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Dividing Lines
Originally Posted: 06/29/2011 - 3:57pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Logan Where prisoners stand in the divine politics of Jesus. Too many Christians today think about crimi ...

Toward The Fullness of Life
Originally Posted: 06/29/2011 - 4:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

of the gospel of Mark (1:17), an invitation to discipleship that -- "more than an assent of the heart" ...

Wrestling With Demons
Originally Posted: 08/01/2012 - 3:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Logan Mehl-Laituri He was in the army. Then he realized that, as a Christian, he couldn't kill. An Iraq vet grapples with conscience ...

On Becoming a Servant Leader
Originally Posted: 06/29/2011 - 3:59pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dan R. Ebener Seven myths and seven paradoxes of Christian leadership. Servant leadership is a paradoxical con ...

Standing on Common Ground
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Wendi C. Thomas A newspaper columnist in Memphis confronts racism in her hometown -- and is surprised to discover she is not alone. ...

Uncommon Worship
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Betsy Shirley Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals, by Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, and Enuma Okoro. Zondervan. ...

By Hate Defiled
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carolyn McKinstry Denise George On a September morning in 1963, terror came to the Sixt ...

Love That Transcends Fear
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins Preachers in American fiction are usually not to be trusted -- Elmer Gantry might steal from you, the priest in Mystic Riv ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter The Spirit Moves The Spirit Moves 2010 marked the 50th anniversary of choreographer Alvin ...

Should the U.S. Pay for Child Soldiers?
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

in combat in 17 ongoing conflicts around the world. Child soldiers are found in the ranks of government ...

The Ties That Bind
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Theresa Cho What brings churches together? Is a common language enough? I grew up in a Korean-language ch ...

Cooking Up Peace
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lynne Hybels Six Christian women from an evangelical church in Texas invited six Jewish women from a local synagogue and six Muslim women ...

Rachel's Wail for a Murdered Teen
Originally Posted: 02/07/2013 - 4:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Last week the body of a young woman was found near my house. She was 17 years old. She'd been ... week the body of a young woman was found near my house. She was 17 years old. She'd been murdered. ... the body of a young woman was found near my house. She was 17 years old. She'd been murdered. ...

Groping for Answers at the Airport
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. As one would predict, many humor writers are taking cheap shots at the new pat-down rules at airports. But at Sojourners we& ...

As A Second Language
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Noel Julnes-Dehner My husband, he die without water in desert. Walking Saudi Arabia -- no jobs in Yemen for policemen from Somalia. ...

Gilda Larios
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Bio: Helps local women's groups in Central America, Mexico, and Haiti start and run grant-seeded community lending ...

What Does Our 'New Self' Look Like?
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann We enter into a season focused on Christ’s human possibility as a defiant alternative to the human self proposed by the ...

Sacred Space
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jaime Horst In the 18 months since I trained as a doula, I have become quite aware that, too often, birth loses its sacredness in a hospit ...

One-Sided Delivery
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Maree Zawoysky I am an RN who practiced in hospital delivery for 10 years. I am an RN who practiced in hospita ...

Complex History
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Peg Conway As a mother of three, former doula, and active Catholic, I've long felt the disconnection between birthing and faith. ...

Inspiring Incarnation
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Palin Reading Walter and June Wink's interview with Steve Holt ("Confronting the Powers," December 2010) brought bac ...

Resources on Selective Conscientious Objection
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Claire Lorentzen Current regulations (Instruction 1300.6 for the Department of Defense) are clear that conscientious objector ...

Video Clips of Michelle Alexander
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 7:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Claire Lorentzen Michelle Alexander, a longtime civil rights advocate and litigator, is an associate professor of law at the Moritz Colleg ...

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Prayer and Fasting for Egypt
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

An Egyptian friend living in Chicago just spoke with a pastor in Cairo. For security purposes, I have not used the name of the pastor in Cairo, but I do know him and deeply respect him. ...

Egypt's Moment
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

<em>"All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable." -- ...

Why We Opened Our Church to Muslims
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

In a <a href="http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/januaryweb-only/muslimsevangelical.html" target="_blank">recent article</a> on <em>Christianity Today's</em& ...

Immigrant Rights as Human Rights
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

ability to absorb without serious sacrifice and harm to infra structure . Then 17 more come , ... ability to absorb without serious sacrifice and harm to infra structure . Then 17 more come , ...

Values at Davos
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

at night. A year later, at Davos 2009, there were 17 sessions with the word "values" ...

Understanding the Protests in Egypt
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

The massive <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/26/world/middleeast/26egypt.html?_r=2&amp;hp" target="_blank">anti-government protests</a> that flared in Egypt yesterday ...

Faith and Spirituality
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 12:51pm | Type: Topic Brief

Includes Faith, reflections, devotions, Bible, prayer, scripture. (Faith and Spirituality, Life and Peace) () Includes Faith, reflections, devotions, Bible, prayer, scripture. ...

Human Rights
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 12:50pm | Type: Topic Brief

Includes civil rights, human trafficking, torture, GLBT, criminal justice, gender justice, racial justice, etc. (Human Rights, Life and Peace) () ...

Education For More Than Global Economic Dominance
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

<em>"Education is not primarily an industry and its proper use is not to serve industries, either by job-training or by industry-subsidized research." -- </em><a style="color: #90 ...

Peace For Me Must Also Mean Peace For My Neighbor
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

"To win the future" was a catch phrase for President Obama during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. "To win the future" was a catch phrase for Pres ...

Does the Church Need a Missionary Code of Conduct?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

I just recently became aware of a discussion that grew out of the Third Lausanne International Congress on World Evangelism in Cape Town this past October. I just recently became ...

Obama's Global Challenge: Healthy Competition or Unhealthy Nationalism?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Another State of the Union has come and gone. The kingdom of God did not come with it, and the sky did not fall. Another State of the Union has come and gone. The kingdom of God d ...

Life and Peace
Originally Posted: 04/07/2014 - 9:41am | Type: Topic Brief

Because all life is a sacred gift from God, we must defend and promote practices and policies that protect life and promote human rights, human flourishing, and peaceful solidarity.  Because Jesus calls us to be peacemakers, to be agents of reconc ...

Remembering the Little Bishop Who Roared
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Retired Catholic Bishop Samuel Ru&iacute;z Garcia, known as the champion of the poor and indigenous in southern Mexico, died January 24 of complications from diabetes. He was 86.</p> ...

Encouraging News from South Sudan, Troubling News from Darfur
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

I have encouraging news from <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/south-sudan/" target="_blank">South Sudan</a>, and I have troubling news from Darfur. Let's start with the So ...

Is Evangelical Christianity Having a Great Gay Awakening?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

1:17-31). How is this relevant? Though the Church does need to exercise a more liberal & gracious ... and the foreigner (Deut. 24:14-15, 17), Does Jim Bakker think those O.T. commands are obsolete because it also ...

My Undocumented Life: Full of Magic and Meaning
Originally Posted: 09/01/2011 - 12:07pm | Type: Blog

My grandfather taught me that "There is magic and meaning in every moment." [ Editors' Note: Below is a personal reflection by an undocumented student living ...

U.S. Militarization of the Border Provides False Security
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

You can't miss the barrage of headlines detailing the drug cartel war in Mexico. You can't miss the barrage of headlines detailing the drug cartel war in Mexico. " ...

Conversion Stories and Mary Karr's Lit
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

I used to live in a world where God was a given and unapologetic faith was the lens through which the world was seen and interpreted.</p> I used to live in a world where God ...

Defending the 'Cult' of Environmentalism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Environmentalism is "deadly." It is "one of the greatest deceptions of our day," "striving to put America and the world under its destructive control" and "seducing your chil ...

Consistent Life Ethic
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 12:46pm | Type: Topic Brief

Includes abortion, torture, death penalty, etc. (Consistent Life Ethic, Life and Peace) () Includes abortion, torture, death penalty, etc. ...

Culture
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 12:44pm | Type: Topic Brief

Includes books, music, movies, poetry, family, parenting, relationships, humor, etc. (Culture, Life and Peace) () Includes books, music, movies, poetry, family, parenting, relationships, humor, etc. ...

Global Issues
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 12:49pm | Type: Topic Brief

Includes Middle East, China , Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, foreign policy, trade, IMF, World Bank, globalization, etc. (Global Issues, Life and Peace) () ...

Peace and Nonviolence
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 12:47pm | Type: Topic Brief

Includes war and peace, nuclear disarmament, violence.  (Life and Peace, Peace and Nonviolence) () Includes war and peace, nuclear disarmament, violence.  ...

Unemployed in the New Year
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

People tend to approach each New Year with optimism, but the latest news about unemployment was not particularly encouraging. People tend to approach each New Year with optimism, ...