December 1980

Cover Story

Reflections from a Nicaragua journal
The witness of base communities
Carrying on the work of the martyrs

Feature

The recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize
Adolfo Perez Esquivel on the power of active nonviolence

Columns

The following song is part of a musical written by David McKeithen for the Sojourners Christmas eve service two years ago.
In a Guatemalan parish, four men were seized and hung up on a wall of the church. 
While many of us were distressed at the choices, or lack of them, facing us in our presidential election, another election held just four days before our own put at stake very real issues concerning the well-being of the poor and the distribution of the world's power and resources.
Sojourners' masthead has recently displayed two changes involving names that have been familiar to our readers for a longtime.

Departments

Written in the middle of the night to brothers and sisters of Quiche, one of Guatemala's most terrorized regions, and other places back home

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