Sojourners Magazine: December 2005
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Congregations find passion and purpose by blending ancient traditions and contemporary action.
We are stuck with half-baked measures to contain runaway medical costs.
The arrest slip identified my 'property' as a Bible, a set of keys, and shoelaces.
I had mostly experienced an American Christianity without Christ.
Ron Hansen talks about stories, faith, and being a 'Christian writer.'
Participating in the DivineRace relations used to be a pertinent and profitable topic in Hollywood’s movies.
Seeking Mystery TogetherUsing the translated texts of sacred mystical poetry, David Wilcox and his wife, Nance Pettit, have created a recording of spare and intimate beauty, a product of evenings s
Airing the FutureTelevision history was made in the Middle East during the summer when a documentary exploring solutions to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict was aired in Hebrew and Arabic on Israeli and Pa
Don Wagner responds: Palestinians with West Bank (blue) and Gaza (white) license plates are routinely prevented from traveling on the network of roads built by Israel to bypass Palestinian population cente
A Plumpy’nut ChristmasIn this space we usually poke fun at religious kitsch, but occasionally we give a shout-out when someone makes a really great product—such as Plumpy’nut, made by Nutriset.
For many of us, Nelson Good the subject of our incarnation focus in this issue was a fellow parishioner and community member, an indefatigable scheduler of retreats at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center in
The Child Jesus Speaks my mother bleeds for me in a barn she gives birth in a tree as the flood waters rise she is a refugee
Out of Sight, Out of Mind?Ark-Type: In September, evangelical and Jewish scientists, ethicists, and environmentalists launched the “Noah Alliance” to protect and strengthen the Endangered S
Principled Immigration ReformIn the past decade, more than 2,000 people have died crossing the Mexican-U.S. border, according to the Tucson-based No More Deaths coalition.
Trouble Spots[In “Should Churches Divest?” August 2005], Don Wagner refers to “bypass roads available only to Israeli settlers.” There are no such roads.
Troops Come Home NowReligious leaders—including UCC pastor Diane Baker, theologian Cornel West, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Father Paul Mayer, and pentecostal pastor Osagyefo Sekou—were among the 370 people, incl
Out of Sight, Out of Mind?Atlanta’s city council passed a controversial bill in August banning panhandling within a “tourist triangle” that covers most of the central business district.
Mind the GapTwo recent reports examining global economic inequality emphasize the need for substantive economic policy changes.