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Evil Is Innovative
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P><a href="http://www.justice4india.blogspot.com"></a>Sunday we had the big sendoff <a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/10/seeking-justice-from-ho ...

Seeking Justice from Hollywood to Bollywood
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.justice4india.blogspot.com"></a>So what happens when a bunch of overprivileged Hollywood folks (actors, screenwriters, a grad student, a cameraman, an IT nerd ...

'Bush Has Given Christ a Bad Name' Says Pastor in India
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>In two recent posts, <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=652">The Global Church and America's War,</a> and <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspoliti ...

NYT: 'A Pro-Lynching Movie That Even Liberals Can Love'?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>It's intriguing how many current films address questions of revenge and justice. It's intriguing how many current films address questions of revenge and justi ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>From my blogs this week, readers can rightly conclude that I believe Gen. Petraeus' claims of modest security gains in certain sectors of Iraq do not justify extending the U.S occupation ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

to the domination system' (John 17;14,16 NEB)We too live in a domination system of organized fear, ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

of the evil one. 17Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18And ... of the evil one. 17Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18And ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>From my blogs this week, readers can rightly conclude that I believe Gen. Petraeus' claims of modest security gains in certain sectors of Iraq do not justify extending the U.S occupation ...

The War as They Saw It
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

really feel a depth of sadness and intimation of tragedy when I see the bright-faced and well-scrubbed 17 ... the bright-faced and well-scrubbed 17 and 18 year old kids riding around in the back of Humvees near our local ...

And the Killing Will Go On
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

condemn." Isaiah 54:17 (See also: Bob Marley & the Wailers, "Small Axe") I'll spare ...

Six Found Guilty Of Trying to See Their Senator
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>On Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, six of us were found guilty in federal court in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by a federal judge for trying to visit the office of our senator. We will be sentenced in a few wee ...

Sins of Commission
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Paul Magno The Bush administration's "license to torture." In 2006, the Supreme Court struck do ...

Distorting History /by David Cortright/
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>In an attempt to scare off support for a military exit from Iraq, President Bush <A href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/23/washington/23history.html?adxnnl=1&amp;ref=world&am ...

Words, Not War: Building a Bridge to Peace Between the U.S. and Iran /by Jessica Wilbanks/
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>Last week's announcement that the Bush administration is seeking to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization is the latest drumbeat in an intensif ...

Mitsuyoshi Toge: 'How Could I Ever Forget That Flash'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

<i>Mitsuyoshi Toge, born in Hiroshima in 1917, was a Catholic and a poet. He was in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb was dropped on the city on August 6, 1945, when he was 24 years old. ...

Televised Torture
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Eileen Norringtion I read with interest Jesse Holcomb's commentary "Tortured Logic" (June 2007) on the television series 24 ...

Truth and Consequence
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 4:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis An eyewitness to massacre and genocide finds shame, hope, and possibility for a moral world. Nicho ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: CT on 'Bush's Heresy'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>For those who'll accuse me of Bush-bashing, the headline was Christianity Today's. Ted Olsen has an interesting <A title=http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2007/julyweb-only/129 ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: CT on 'Bush's Heresy'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>For those who'll accuse me of Bush-bashing, the headline was Christianity Today's. Ted Olsen has an interesting <A title=http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2007/julyweb-only/129 ...

Jim Wallis: The Catholic Bishops Respond on Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

<P><A title=http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/07/jim-wallis-peace-cannot-simply.html href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/07/jim-wallis-peace-cannot-simply.html">A ...

'Lord What Shall I Eat? How Much Should I Weigh?'
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 4:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

with their bodies; 24 percent of women and 17 percent of men say they would give up more than three years ...

Pete Seeger and the U2charist
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

During the <a href="http://www.tribecafilmfestival.org/">Tribeca Film Festival</a>, I happened to catch the world premiere of the documentary <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co ...

Tortured Logic
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jesse Holcomb Do shows like 24 help make torture acceptable? How many of us condemn state-sanctioned torture b ...

June 2007 Sojourners
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 9:47am | Type: Product

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Ryan Rodrick Beiler: The Mother's Day Manifesto
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>As we have in various ways over the years, it is incumbent upon us here at Sojourners/Call to Renewal to remind our readers of the history behind the Mother's Day holiday. For while honoring one& ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: The Mother's Day Manifesto
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>As we have in various ways over the years, it is incumbent upon us here at Sojourners/Call to Renewal to remind our readers of the history behind the Mother's Day holiday. For while honoring one& ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: Tell Us the Mission
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

Four years after George W. Four years after George W. Bush landed on an aircraft carrier and declared victory in Iraq in front of a banner that said, "Mission Accomplished,&q ...

Senator Tim Mathern: Red State Passes Peace Resolution
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>I've been told that some Americans can't find North Dakota on the map. We can be considered backward (like some of the folks in the movie Fargo), which is untrue. Our state legislature recen ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: Kurt Vonnegut, 'Christ-Worshipping Agnostic'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.wdog.com/rider/writings/KVJ_soitgoes.htm"></a>I'm not an evangelical who reads only what affirms my theology, or failing that, tries to pretend that the ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: Kurt Vonnegut, 'Christ-Worshipping Agnostic'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.wdog.com/rider/writings/KVJ_soitgoes.htm"></a>I'm not an evangelical who reads only what affirms my theology, or failing that, tries to pretend that the ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: Kurt Vonnegut, 'Christ-Worshipping Agnostic'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.wdog.com/rider/writings/KVJ_soitgoes.htm"></a>I'm not an evangelical who reads only what affirms my theology, or failing that, tries to pretend that the ...

Crime and Sacrifice
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tobias Winright What does the cross tell us about the ethics of capital punishment? At Easter, Christians cele ...

Resisting the Death Spiral
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Howard Zehr Capital punishment is about vengeance, not justice. Resisting the Death Spiral: Capital punishment i ...

Christine Mihevc: Policeman Saves Local Peace Witness
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

<em>As part of the </em><a href="http://www.christianpeacewitness.org"><em>Christian Peace Witness for Iraq</em></a><em>, more than 200 local vigils were org ...

Snapshot: Christian Peace Witness for Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

Look for more coverage soon, but here's a first look at Friday night's <a href="http://christianpeacewitness.org">Christian Peace Witness for Iraq</a> in Washington, D.C., as ma ...

A Faith of Their Own
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:04am | Type: Magazine Article

Asra Q. Nomani Muslim women seek the renewal of Islam. On straw mats in a two-room building in the bustling c ...

Cry Freedom!
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 9:47am | Type: Magazine Article

and up to 17,500 new victims are trafficked across our borders each year, according to the U.S. ...

Rocking the Boat
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger A new wave of Catholic women answers the call to ordination priesthood - an act of ecclesial disobedience. ...

The Shelter of God
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Indiana.   March 4 Shelter for All Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35 In the gospel reading, Jesus laments the emotional state of affairs ...

March 2007 Sojourners
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 9:47am | Type: Product

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Holy, Healing Madness
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 4:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michele M. Hovey In battered Liberia, a woman catches a glimpse of the reconciliation that only the bread and wine might bring. ...

Creating Reel Change
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 3:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Donovan Jacobs Maybe a single film can't change the world, but put a social action campaign behind it and you have the seeds of a mov ...

What if the Amish Were in Charge of the War on Terror?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:52am | Type: Blog

I confess: Over the last 10 days, I did not pay much attention to the Amish school shooting. As the mother of an 8-year old girl, I find school violence stories too painful to follow.</p> ...

Who's In Your Jail?
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:02am | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson In May, the Institute on Women and Criminal Justice released a report on the growth of the number of women in prison in th ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Stately Action. After much work by its Catholic majority, the Philippines officially banned the death penalty in June, ...

September/October 2006
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 9:47am | Type: Product

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Thou shalt not
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Covenants always have social and political implications. The season of Pentecost, according ...

Girl, Interrupted
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter The tragic cost of child marriage. The young schoolgirl is in the front row of the dusty auditor ...

Inside Man
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 5:04pm | Type: Magazine Article

Glenn Kumekawa A Japanese-American internment camp survivor reflects on Guantanamo and the state of the U.S. Constitution. ...

Not Drunk, Just Not Sober
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

29; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17 Suggestion: First read a little poetry, listen to some music, ... 5:6-10, 14-17; Mark 4:26-34 The psalmist: “May the Lord fulfill all your petitions” (Psalm 20:5). ... June 25 Well Known 1 Samuel 17:32-49; Psalm 9:9-20; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41 ...