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Sojourners Magazine: August-September 1986

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On Location In South America
Came an offer, cutting a four months slice out of my whole grain life Would I voyage to the Colombian jungle, the Argentine waters, to advise and consent (to differ, raise mild hell) in uneasy consonance-- to assemble a scattered myth


The eight-day crusade, attended by more than 150,000 people and involving 630 churches from Washington, D.C, Maryland, and Virginia, took place in late April and early May. Nearly one-third of those attending came from Washington's black community.
A biblical image of community 
A nationwide rise in vindictive activity toward death row prisoners and their advocates seems to confirm a trend of opinion about the death penalty in the last two decades.
For us, and for many of our readers, it has become a tradition to mark the August 6 and 9 anniversaries of the atomic bombings in Japan with public prayers and protest.
'Final battle between good and evil' to go at least six games!