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Barrios Unidos isn’t what most people would think of when they hear the phrase “faith-based organization.” Even though it’s not aligned with any church or traditional religi
A Reformed System?
Book Review: American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare (Viking: 2004).
A Few of My Favorite Things
Leaving out my all-time favorites Carlos Santana and John Coltrane, whom I've written about for Sojourners, here are a few cultural artifacts I'm currently excited about.
Enlarging the Family
A Lone Wolf in Africa
How does one approach the task of writing about a continent as diverse as Africa, filled with extremes of poverty and beauty, suffering and hope?
Answers Blowin' in the Wind
Like many North American Christians, I had my spiritual journey upended in the 1980s by an encounter with poor believers from Latin America.
Honky, by Yale sociologist Dalton Conley, is a memoir of growing up during the 1970s and 1980s in the projects of New York's Lower East Side.
King of Heart and Soul
The Fire for Survival
Native struggles for environmental justice.