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Sojourners Magazine: August 2004

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Cover Story

How do we nurture the healing side of religion over the killing side? How do we protect the soul of democracy against bad theology in service of an imperial state?


Latin American immigrants are changing the U.S. political landscape.
Song leader and scholar Bernice Johnson Reagon on what music teaches us about democracy, leadership, and the meaning of 'we.'
It's not that we have so little power, it's that we don't use the power we have.


What part of 'never again' do we not understand?
On mourning in America.
What is 'artificial means' and what is nonnegotiable humane care?


What is hiding behind the flag of 'moral decency'?
Fallible creatures are not to be trusted with empire.
Revolutionary ideology is no match for rice and beans.
It's that special season again.

Culture Watch

Throughout the first year of the Iraq war,
Four August 2004 culture recommendations from our editors
If you'If you've heard her radio single "Come to


He died in a munitions explosion
Six months after Ash Wednesday,
I just read the article "
Who knew that the pentecostal "
More than 50 leaders from Christian organizations across Asia met in Kuala Lumpur,
What an incredible article (
Corrections Corporation of America,
Our cover feature by veteran journalist Bill Moyers is an adaptation of the keynote speech he delivered to a standing-room-only crowd at Call to Renewal's Pentecost 2004 event.