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Sojourners Magazine: August 1980

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Cover Story

Declaring the gospel of peace in the churches.
By Charles Levy from one of the B-29 Superfortresses used in the attack. (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Sojourners' 1980 interview with the military chaplain who served the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bomb squadrons.


A grandfather's heritage.
Resources for community building.


What the Supreme Court's genetic ruling means.


From sometime in the future.
Summer burst upon the neighborhood like the first firecracker to come spiraling to the sidewalk from the hands of a local mischief.
'Love of money is the root of all evil." I heard these words paraphrased about six years ago while riding in the lurching jump seat of a truck-bus in rural Central America.


You may be saved yet. Your grandmother's praying. She's saying to anyone who'll listen: Throw out the curtains. Stop coaxing wind down from the trees.