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Body Language
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg In a society that glorifies thinness and individualism, the occurrence of eating disorders has risen sharply. How can C ...

More Resources on Eating Disorders and Eating
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:06pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg In What to Do If Someone at Your Church Has an Eating Disorder, from the God's Politics bl ...

Freedom Songs
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joey Ager Eugenia Bonetti, a Cath­olic sister in Rome, is tackling a tough social evil: human trafficking. Eu ...

Mother Liberia
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Kimberly Burge Pray the Devil Back to Hell, by Gini Reticker and Abigail E. Disney. The women of Liberia were ...

Balancing Tradition and Pluralism
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:08am | Type: Magazine Article

Daisy Khan An interview with Muslim leader Daisy Khan. Daisy Khan spent 25 years as an interior architect fo ...

Making Abortion Rare
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Amy Spaulding A 2008 study commissioned by Catholics in Alliance for ...

Dear President Obama
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 9:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Marian Wright Edelman Elizabeth Edwards ...

The Meaning of 'Life'
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 4:21pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Jeannie Choi Once thought to be in the pocket of the Religious Right, many Ame ...

Out of Harm's Way
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Faith-based groups fight violence against women. Scan the pews on a typical Sunday morning, and i ...

Real Product: Manicured Ministry
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:35am | Type: Magazine Article

Alexis Vaughan Rose Marie Berger We don’t think the good ...

WEB ONLY: Redefining Holy
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Various Authors Exclusive online extended content. Making Dreams Real Eliacín Rosario-Cruz, 33 Program a ...

Redefining Holy
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

Various Authors We asked 10 next-gen leaders to tell us about their hopes, challenges, passions -- and favorite ways of getting their hand ...

Kitchen-Table Giving
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Who needs a charity ball when you can have a potluck? Philanthropy in the news usually involves ...

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 ...

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

Laurel Rae Mathewson A reflection on healing our relationship with food. Mireille Guiliano begins her book ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Lectionary, Cycle C In the United States, March is dedicat ...

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

David Batstone The modern global slave trade and those who fight it. Twenty-seven million slaves exist in our ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Robert Roth Peter's denials and Judas' betrayal foreshadow the reactionary horror to come. The trut ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Elizabeth Palmberg ... And everyone eats.' Why women are key to fighting global poverty. The p ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: 03/21/2013 - 1:36pm | 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 ...

The Sisters Sing
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 3:11pm | 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 ...

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 ...