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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 ...

No Middle Ground
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Don Johnson [Regarding “Abortion: A Way Forward,” by Amy Sullivan, April 2006], I wish there was a “middle ground” to be found on all issu ...

The Faces Of Islam
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Magazine Article

Laurna Strikwerda What does it mean to be female, Muslim, and American? “It’s hard for most people to underst ...

Abortion: A Way Forward
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 3:22pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Sullivan The politics of abortion has been dominated by extreme views on either side, but now voters are looking for solutions, not sl ...

Redefining The Camps
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 4:22pm | Type: Magazine Article

Frederica Mathewes-Green 'How many of you are both pro-life and against the death penalty?' On a Nov ...

Anti-trafficking Success
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank After unanimous votes in Congress, President Bush signed into law in early January the Trafficking Victims Protectio ...

Secrets Uncovered
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:28am | Type: Magazine Article

ascended...” (John 20:17). Fast forward to the early church—the resurrection church—circa Acts 10. Now Peter ...

Mixed Messages
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:20pm | Type: Magazine Article

Josh Andersen Does Ricky Martin's sexed-up music undercut his anti-trafficking activism? Ricky Martin is ...

Dead Man Talking
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger A dozen years after Ruben Cantu was executed by the state of Texas for capital murder, the only witness to Cantu’s all ...

Walking the Women's Road
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Robert Ellsberg is an editor’s editor. Robert Ellsberg is an editor’s editor. In the era of ...

The Cost of Prisons
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Montgomery-Fate The remarkable thing about Renny Golden’s writing is that it provides a bridge of understanding between a silenced, d ...

Women's Work
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 2:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Members of Women’s Will, an Iraqi human rights organization, demonstrate outside the Ministry of Human Rights in Baghda ...

The Other Disaster
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dale Hanson Bourke Overcoming the mythology of AIDS. Tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods pr ...

Exploiting Body and Soul
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

couldn’t escape. From the time Jasmine was 14 until she was 17, her pimp had her on a prostitution circuit ...

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Web Exclusive: Unedited Archbishop Ndungane interview
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 4:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Elizabeth Palmberg Uncut Sojourners interview with Desmond Tutu' ...

Teach a Woman to Fish ...
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

women. For example, USAID plans to establish 17 women’s resource centers in Afghan provinces - ... God...executes justice for the orphan and the widow" (Deuteronomy 10:17-18). "Do not oppress the widow, ...

A Church At The Crossroads
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Heidi Schlumpf Sex abuse scandal, priest shortages, celibacy, ordaining women: The issues roiling the Catholic Church offer challenges - a ...

Web exclusive: Full text of Hanan Ashrawi interview
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger An interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi on feminism, faith, and the future of the Palestinian cause. ...

Struggle for the Soul of Islam
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Asra Q. Nomani A historic reform movement is taking shape in the Muslim world. My father helped build a new m ...

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Women Building Peace
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Worldwide, women seek to reclaim their countries from violence In October 2000, ...

Muslim Women on Islamic Reform
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Charles Strohmer Since 9-11 the capacity of Islam for renewal and change has become a central i ...

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No Place to Stand
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 4:00pm | Type: Magazine Article

Heidi Schlumpf When you're Christian, progressive, and "pro-life," voting your conscience is often easier said than done. ...

Pro-Life Democrats?
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 4:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis There are millions of votes at stake in this liberal miscalculation. The meeting room w ...

Life in the Balance
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton Five young wo ...

The Past Interrupted
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:57pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ivy George I contemplated motherhood well aware that at many points the line between private matters and public affairs was faint and brok ...

A Refuge from Tyranny
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jesse Holcomb Iranian women experience the transformative power of fiction. I remember college Eng ...

The War at Home
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Linda Crockett Why are churches silent about family violence? Progressive religious publications offer us inc ...

Youth For Sale
Originally Posted: 07/14/2014 - 10:41am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman The sex trade is often seen as an industry that plagues ...

Defiant Daughters
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra In a time of hardened hearts, the story of Exodus is relevant once again. In October 2002, i ...

Open Letter to Dennis Kucinich
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum A political realignment in this country isn't possible until we heal the cultural breach that afflicts us. ...

Can't Take Her Joy
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Isaacson An interview with music-maker, activist, and passionate believer Michelle Shocked. Michelle Sho ...

The Sisters Sing
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 4:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrea Jeyaveeran You start to get an idea of how Wally Lamb, the editor of Couldn't Keep It to Myself, feels about the authors in h ...

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Pro-Life, Not Execution
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Gov. George Ryan cleared Illinois' death row in January when he commuted 171 condemned inmates' sentences... ...

Divine Manifestations
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 2:08pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lauren F. Winner Epiphany: It's one of the most "religious" words there is. Epiphany: It' ...

Where the Boys Aren't
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Lebowitz Rossi Why do so many more women than men enter voluntary service? People who dedicate a period ...

September-October 2002 Sojourners
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Seeing With One Eye
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joan Chittister Will the pedophilia scandal affect the role of women in the church? A recent editorial cartoon ...

Death Rattle & Roll
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Newberry The Executioner's Last Songs sounds a murderous note against the death penalty Washington ...

Meditation on McVeigh
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 10:16am | Type: Magazine Article

Meg Kiekhaefer We were in France when the news came of the terrorist acts of Sept. 11. We were in France when ...

A Dangerous Discipleship
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

Joan Chittister "Whenever people discover that they have rights, they have the responsibility to claim them."—John XXIII, " ...

Wake Up!
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 2:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Psalm 17:1-9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17; Luke 20:27-38 Questions of authority dominate ... November 18 Lions and Wolves and Lambs (oh, my!) Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 98; 2 Thessalonians ... Just Do It Isaiah 7:10-16; Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19; Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25 Like Mary, ...

Potent Quotable
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 9:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter "Thank you for your letter expressing concern a ...