This Month's Cover

Sojourners Magazine: April 1983

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Cover Story

A call for assertive nonviolent resistance


The sham of civil defense planning
A missionary fights violence with love.
The witness of Argentina's Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo
First World Pacifism and Third world violence
The theological and historical meaning of Christian sanctuary


Like many of you, I suppose, many of us at Sojourners gathered around the television for the last episode of M*A*S*H.
Three years ago at our Annual Weekend After Groundhog's Day Sojourners Community Talent Show, one of our households portrayed a modern version of the parable of the Good Samaritan.
Some months ago I received a call from a reporter for one of the nation's largest news magazines. The magazine was doing a cover story on the growing response to the nuclear threat.
In the pages of Sojourners we often speak of the awakening that is occurring in many sectors of the church's life.


For victims for the night of San Juan