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An Adherence to Truth?

Under pressure from conservative Christian organizations, the International Bible Society has scrapped its plans to publish a gender-neutral version of its popular NIV bible.

Fox and the Family

They say that politics makes strange bedfellows, and apparently so does the media business.

Go to Jail, Not Chapel

At Iliff School of Theology in Denver, a seminary considered to be one of the country's more liberal, a group of students protesting in the chapel were surprised when the Denver Police Department arrived, handcuffed them, and hauled them to jail.

Crisis in Sierra Leone

Violence continues in the aftermath of the recent coup in Sierra Leone.

Big McLibel

In awarding McDonald's $98,000 in a libel case against two vegetarian activists, a British judge found that some of the charges the activists made were true.

Resources for Study and Action

by Sandy Maben 09-01-1997


National Ten Point Coalition

Citing the existence of "a generation of de facto orphans now drowning in their own blood," the Ten Point Coalition, a church-based anti-crime network based in Boston, is ex

Chernobyl From the Sky?

In what has been called the "Top Censored Story of 1996," NASA has plans to launch 72.3 pounds of deadly plutonium-238 aboard its Cassini probe to Saturn on October 6, 1997.

Resources for Study and Action

by Sandy Maben 07-01-1997

Briefly Noted

The Seamless Garment Network, a diverse coalition of more than 150 groups advocating a "consistent life ethic," celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

A Day Without the Pentagon

The War Resisters League, a 75-year-old pacifist organization, is launching a new campaign to help people realize what it would be possible to accomplish in their communities if

Resources for Study and Action

by Sandy Maben 05-01-1997


Friends of Sabeel, North America

Much of the world sees the peace process in Palestine and Israel as taking place between Muslims and Jews, forgetting that there are many Palestinian Christians who are also affe

Strawberry Fields

As the first fruits of the strawberry season appear in supermarkets across the country, farmworkers, labor activists, and members of the religious community are organizing to demand better conditions...

The Reconquest of El Salvador

In spite of the end of the civil war in El Salvador and a strong challenge in the March 16 elections to ARENA...

Briefly Noted

The online magazine Slate reported recently that statisticians have been unable to disprove the existence of "Torah codes" in the Hebrew scriptures.

Resources for Study and Action

by Sandy Maben 03-01-1997


Resources for Study and Action

by Sandy Maben 01-01-1997

Young, Catholic, and Feminist?