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A Slice of Life, Served with Dignity
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Parks A black-and-white movie about the bleakness of life in Watts, California—shot for $10,000 about 30 years ago and never intended ...

Bursting the Christian Bubble
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Hanna Kang Azusa Pacific students follow Jesus out of the comfort zone. In the foothills of the San Gabriel Mo ...

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

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

August 24, 2007 12:20 PM Posted by: Rick Nowlin | August 24, 2007 1:39 PM I remember that Ho came ... Posted by: Glen S. | August 27, 2007 12:32 PM SO - we should have done nothing - I can agree ... August 24, 2007 12:20 PM Posted by: Rick Nowlin | August 24, 2007 1:39 PM I remember that Ho came ...

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

imagined he was crazy to entrust his kingdom to 12 highly unqualified characters; ... by: Hali | August 24, Posted by: Hali | August 24, 2007 12:27 PM OK - OK, so what is it going ...

My Minnesota /by Tony Jones/
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>But for three hiatuses for school, I've lived my whole life in the Twin Cities, and my heritage and skin tone match the Lake Wobegon image of my city and state. I'm the descendant of German, ...

Sanctuary Movement Activist Arrested and Deported /by Patty Kupfer/
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

Snow Posted by: jurisnaturalist | Posted by: jurisnaturalist | August 20, 2007 12:30 PM ...

An American Military Observer in Darfur interview by Becky Garrison
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>An interview with Brian Steidle, a former American military observer in Darfur and the subject of the documentary film and book <A href="http://www.thedevilcameonhorseback.com">The Dev ...

Daoud Kuttab: Good News for Palestinian Christians
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

the anti-Christ. And then 12 years later the same Pat Robertson was taking a photo opportunity with none other than ... Posted by: justintime | August 7, 2007 12:37 AM With a captive audience - millions of zoned out ... Posted by: Rick Nowlin | August 7, 2007 12:55 PM There -- you said it. And there's a reason ...

Deanna Murshed: Evangelicals and Israel
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

you.' (Genesis 12:3). And precisely as evangelical Christians committed to the full teaching ...

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. ...

Growth Run Amok
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Williams Three quarters of Americans say they do not know their neighbors. Bill McKibben has long been so ...

Rising Green Tide Could Lift All Boats
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Promoting "green industry" can foster an ec ...

Corruption: Everybody's Problem
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:40am | Type: Magazine Article

Christina Cobourn Herman Corruption is a problem in Kenya and many countries. Where corruption is intractable, trust funds can be used to ...

Lenders and Illegitimate Debt
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Christina Cobourn Herman Asserting that "it takes two to tango," the Jubilee movement argues that it is high time lenders assume ...

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

2:12 AM Paul never met Jesus, nor heard him teach. That is not true. He met the Savior ...

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 ...

Becky Garrison: A Palestinian Pastor Speaks
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>An interview with Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, general director, <a href="http://www.annadwa.org">The International Center of Bethlehem</a>; senior pastor, <a href="http://www.h ...

I Hate It When All You Can Do Is Pray
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

<P>I'm not friendly with the white-shirted drug dealers who work the corners near my house yet, but at least they acknowledge me as a neighbor now, instead of looking me over as a prospective buyer ...

Justice at Work
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kim Bobo Religious leaders are backing the Employee Free Choice Act. What do you think would happen if yo ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Encountering the Holy The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World, edited by Bob Abernethy, host ...

Stories of Solidarity
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Singing the songs of a bygone world. "I was thinking about the disappearing American ...

Destructive Campaigns
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Watkins One thing missing from "A Nuclear Surge" (by Frida Berrigan, April 2007) is the money source. ...

'Guest Worker' or Slave?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez In the public debate over immigration reform, Preside ...

Jesus of the Cul-de-Sac
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Valerie Weaver-Zercher In a land of asphalt, malls, and picket fences, how do we serve God and neighbor? In my ...

Picket-Fence Poverty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Valerie Weaver-Zercher What does it mean to be poor in the 'burbs? The popular equations of "poor eq ...

Audio Interview: Alice Walker on 'Eating Oranges in the Astrodome'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker talks to Sojourners associate editor Rose Marie Berger about Hurricane Katrina, bubble baths, and the art of remembering.</p> <p><a href=" ...

Brian McLaren: The Need for a New Rhetoric
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

Matthew 12:36 This moderate or centrist in This moderate or centrist in politics and religion ...

Duane Shank: What is Sojourners?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

My 12 year old daughter was rather ticked when I put a "God is not a Republican ... My 12 year old daughter was rather ticked when I put a "God is not a Republican ...

Suzan Johnson Cook: What's the Responsibility of Black Leadership?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

<em>Following last week's candidates forum, we asked the religious leaders on our panel if there were any other questions they wish they could have asked any of the candidates. ...

Video: Candidates Forum - Full Content
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

<a href="http://wm.nmmstream.net/sojo/events/040607/040607.asx">+ Click here for full streaming video of our June 4 presidential candidates forum on faith, values, and poverty<br> ...

Philip Rizk: Will Na'el Walk On His Own?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

of children in Israel." What's stopping you - fear? Posted by: neuro_nurse | June 12, 2007 ... fear? Posted by: neuro_nurse | June 12, 2007 7:28 PM N-N, Yes. In Israel/Palestine/Mid-East, ...

What the Candidates Forum Could Have Been
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>OK. I've got to admit it - being a part of the panel to <a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=action.P07&amp;item=pentecost07_candidates_forum">ask candidates for the ...

Joel Hunter: What the Candidates Forum Could Have Been
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

| June Posted by: Kevin Wayne | June 12, 2007 4:12 PM Clinton Chrnoicles was a video ... worst speller - God has given me the gift of inturpertation. Posted by: steve | June 12, 2007 3:58 ... | June Posted by: Kevin Wayne | June 12, 2007 4:12 PM Clinton Chrnoicles was a video ...

Jim Wallis: Politics Isn't Working
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

in the effort to create a path to citizenship for the nation's estimated 12 million illegal immigrants. ...

Video: Vote Out Poverty March and Rally
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

Why limit the issue to Why limit the issue to "extreme" poverty? What is needed is a more just and egalitarian society. Capitalism in general is at odds with the Christian faith, we need to see major changes in the United St ...

Video: Highlights from Candidates Forum
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

37.5, and 50 mg orally always affirmed in a 4 weeks on/ 2 weeks off schddule. Five of 12 patients ... in a 4 weeks on/ 2 weeks off schddule. Five of 12 patients at the highest sunitinib dispense plane ...

Transcript: Presidential Forum on Faith, Values, and Poverty
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

Here's <a href="http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0706/04/sitroom.03.html">the transcript from last night's candidates forum with John Edwards, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama. ...

Video: Pentecost 2007 Justice Revival!
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

From day one of the <a href="http://www.sojo.net/pentecost">Pentecost 2007: Taking the Vision to the Streets</a> conference - Derek Webb, Rev. From day one o ...

Erika Fox: Why I'm at Pentecost
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

Over the course of the past year, especially this semester, I have been thinking a lot about what it means to live out justice and to be an activist. Over the course of the past y ...

Brian McLaren: Correcting Media Myopia
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

Rachel | Homepage | 06.05.07 Rachel | Homepage | 06.05.07 - 10:12 am | #Rick Nowlin | 06.05.07 - 10:23 ... of divisiveness is excruciating. Rick Nowlin | 06.05.07 - Rick Nowlin | 06.05.07 - 12:42 pm | #Like I said ... in Mark 12:41-44.2 (the large issue): The idea of 'its my money that I'm giving, so isn't ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: More on Immigration and Family Values
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

and immigrant workers make up a larger share of the U.S. labor force (12.4%) than they do the U.S. population ... make them pay for their crimes! Let's see.. the forced deportation of 12,000,000 people ... surprised when it's this simple; the deportation of 12,000,000 people is not, and cannot be, right. ...

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 ...

Voice of the Day: James C. Fenhagen
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

The biblical use of the word "righteousness" is the moral equivalent of what we mean when we speak of holiness. The biblical use of the word "righteousness" is ...

Verse of the Day: The Righteous and the Wicked
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

The righteous know the rights of the poor; the wicked have no such understanding.</p> <p>- Proverbs 29:7-7</p> The righteous know the rights of the poor; the wic ...

Discerning the Spirit of Iraq
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength" (Mark 12:28-30). This repetition ... "Love your neighbor as yourself" (Mark 12:31). This will require us reaching out to our enemies. ...

Tools for Change
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 2:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mary Nelson Ending Poverty in America is an insightful and readable book that contains concise chapters by experts who describe the comple ...

Perpetuating Poverty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lindsay Morgan In "Big is Beautiful?" (March 2007), Marie Dennis rightly says that more must be done to help the millions of peo ...

Gold Diggers
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Christian Aid's 2007 report "A Rich Seam: W ...