Our new field organizer for Call to Renewal was working the room at a conference of leaders of local councils of churches and interfaith organizations from around the country.
The Democrats just got some bad news on religion.
During the run-up to the Iraq war, I learned two valuable lessons that have stayed with me.
As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!" —Luke 19:41
The American-led war against Iraq has begun.
We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Whatever Christians decide about war with Iraq, they must do it on the basis of Christian theology.
Saddam Hussein is an evil ruler, no doubt about it.
Hear this, you that trample on the poor and take from them their jobs and
Having a 3-and-a-half-year-old son has made the horrific revelations about the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests even more abhorrent.
For those who care about poverty in America, the coming months are a critical time, a turning point similar to the New Deal of the 1930s or the War on Poverty in the 1960s.
Sounds like a great Old Testament saga, doesn't it?the sin of Enron. Well,
this may be a more biblical tale than we think.
I just returned from Ground Zero in New York City.
This edition of Sojourners went to press just as the U.S. military strikes in Afghanistan began, which makes this special issue even more critical.
My wife, Joy, my son, Luke, and I had dinner recently with our friend Michael Lerner
and his wife, Debora, in their Berkeley, California home.
Religious leaders demand (and get) help for working families.
Will witches, cults, and strange religions soon get taxpayers' dollars?
Breakfast in the White House can be dangerous to the prophetic vocation.