August 1980

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.


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.
From sometime in the future.


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.