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Sojourners Magazine: February 1983

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Cover Story

A black historian wrestles with issues of race, peace, and faith
The man who filmed the aftermath of Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombings tells his story
A policy analyst connects his faith with U.S. nuclear policy


Biblical reflections on Isaiah 7
Reflections from a Latin American theologian


The women's peace movement in Britain


In the late fall of 1982 we gathered at Kirkridge, a retreat center in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
The 97th Congress ended the last days of 1982 with an absurd flurry of filibusters, marathon sessions, and last-minute deal-making.
"Good afternoon! Welcome to the second annual Southern Columbia Heights Tenants Union (SCHTU) Neighborhood Congress. Today is an important day in the life of our tenants union. We will elect our new officers, celebrate our victories--and they have been many--and set the agenda for the issues and problems we will take on in the coming year."


Where is the crowd and its clamor? Where is lust for the world? Where is the ephemeral dream? All is dust, all ashes, all shadow.