The problem of modern slavery is staggering.
Why is it that so many jobs in America don't pay the bills?
As of this writing, we're fresh off the midterm elections and glad to see the end of divisive campaigning for a while (though we're not naive enough to think the shouting is all over).
While Advent is the particular season of the church year in which we anticipate the coming of Jesus, the word can also mean "a coming into being," an opportunity for old ways of thinking and being
The fall months tend to be busy-no doubt you can relate-and the pace around our office has been brisk.
What makes a Christian college Christian? Fear of the Lord. Prudence. Righteousness. Justice.
This summer's tango between the Bush administration and Iran over the Iranian nuclear program provided an object lesson in how not to do diplomacy.
As with most of our articles, the words in this issue developed out of relationships - connections that are decades-long as well as some more recently established.
Is there such a thing as the "Catholic vote"? Commonweal writer Maurice Timothy Reidy and Washington Post columnist E.J.
Our move to a new building last fall brought
us many gifts: a more efficient space, working heat and air
conditioning (most of the time)--and a giant sparkling
supermarket one floor below.
'I was a stranger and you welcomed me.' Jesus' words in Matthew are disarmingly simple, yet they encapsulate a core tenet of Christianity: radical inclusion.
Many of us attend worship communities that struggle to hit the right note between traditional hymn-and-organ music and the praise choruses of a (usually loud and) youthful rock band.
With all the bad news of late, it's heartening to read some hopeful news, especially about poverty. Stephen C.
Parents often feel like theyre swimming upstream when it comes to raising their kids and protecting their family life.
The t's were crossed and i's dotted for this issue with our special focus on books and music when Hurricane Katrina roared into the Gulf Coast stringing houses, cars, and boats together like so ma
After more than a dozen years at the corner of Chapin and 15th
Streets NW, Sojourners is moving to another location in
When it comes to faith, politics, and culture (three of our
favorite topics here at Sojourners), the public discussion too
often seems to shrink down big ideas and complex life to simple,
Our culture here in the United States has definite bipolar tendencies: On one hand we're encouraged to want--and to purchase--more, more, more. More food, more entertainment, more stuff.
Sometimes the most important stories are hidden in plain view.