Joe Roos, a founder of Sojourners, is a Mennonite pastor and trustee of Friends of Sabeel North America, a Christian organization seeking support for Palestinian freedom in U.S. churches.
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Talking with the Tax Man
This was not the first time I had talked with IRS agents about our tax resistance.
Some Saturday Morning Visitors
For some time we've suspected Sojourners has been under surveillance.
Pride and Scorn
The main office of Riggs National Bank is located just one short block from the White House.
'There Is No Useless Suffering'
Although the sun had been up for more than an hour, the early morning April air remained chilly.
Getting Little At Advent
Last year Advent was a very special time for me. A child taught me, in a way only a child can, something precious, something true about the birth we all await.
Swords Into Plowshares
The Peace and Justice Revival
A Matter Of Justice
Attempts to legally deny the civil and political rights of homosexuals in this country have been introduced sporadically in recent years.
Eating The Bread Of Anxious Toil
It was after midnight at the end of another long, busy day, and I had an early breakfast meeting the next morning.
Holding Out for Peace
As the surge of nuclear resistance has cut broader and deeper channels into the mainstream of the U.S. church, new and encouraging voices of Christian protest are being raised.
Cancun: A Rift Of Control
It was fitting that the first global dialogue between leaders of rich and poor countries would be set in Cancun, Mexico.
The Arms Race Goes Into Orbit
When the space shuttle Columbia made its near-perfect landing in the Mojave Desert in April, most Americans felt a sense of triumph not completely associated with the accomplishments of the venture.
Sojourners' masthead has recently displayed two changes involving names that have been familiar to our readers for a longtime.
Crucible of Community
A dialogue on Sojourners' shaping.
Three Case Studies: The Philippines, Soviet Union, and Iran
The economics of torture, drugging dissenters, and prisons of the Shah
The Arrogance of Power
As American power has grown, so, too, has the arrogance of power. Contained within this attitude of arrogance are irrationality, insecurity, and abusiveness of power.
World Food Conference
The threat of global hunger looms more ominously than at any time in human history.
Human Rights in Chile
When the military junta in Chile seized power 13 months ago, its most outstanding characteristic was the complete repression of human rights.
The Fuel Shortage: A Crisis of Power
U.S. Admission: A.I.D. Trains Third World Police
Costa-Gavras’ latest film, “State of Siege,” leveled the serious charge that the United States operated a secret police bomb school.
Papua New Guinea: A Vulnerable New Nation
Like a lion stalking its prey, Japan and the United States are taking initial steps in the economic exploitation of a newly independent underdeveloped country.