Sojourners Magazine: January-February 1998
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Where some have found headship, others see equal promise for women and men.
"The hardest part in this is seeing the pain, not only the pain of those I love, but the pain of everybody involved.
"...and Ozias begat Joatham; and Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat Ezekias; and Ezekias begat Manasses; and Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat Josias...."
"From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view....This is from God, who...has given us the ministry of reconciliation."— 2 Corinthians 5:16, 18
Whew! I was afraid it was hereditary, since my grandfather on my mothers side had a cousin who looked like a pool cue.
Conversations about rock-and-roll music inevitably come up in my life. If the guitars and amp stored in my office don’t start it, the row of recent CDs on our living room bookshelf does.
Just Who is Transformed? Psalm 99; Exodus 34:29-35; 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2; Luke 9:28-43
AFTER READING "Life on the Streets" ("Commentary," by Joan Connell, November-December 1997), I was reminded of how much this whole dismantling of the safety net puzzles me.
As a United Methodist minister serving with the Methodist Church of Southern Africa in two townships outside of Cape Town, you can well understand my interest and empathy with "Signs & Wonders".
Cardinal John OConnor of New York announced that he is preparing to propose sainthood for Dorothy Day.
On October 27, longtime activist Philip Berrigan was sentenced to two years in jail for his role in a Plowshares peacemaking action in Maine.
Today I received the November-December 1997 issue of Sojourners with the cover photo of Gordon and Mary Cosby...
EDDIE SOTO’S LETTER ("Letters," November-December 1997), commenting on "Turning the World Upside Down" by Aaron Gallegos, surfaces an issue that is quite relevant to the discussion about the role of liberation theology in the practice of our faith today.
YOUR ARTICLE "Can Justice Heal?" ("Groundswell," by Kimberly Burge, September-October 1997) is an excellent report of a model program that should be used all over the country.
How will your community participate in the second annual "Pentecost to Overcome Poverty"?
THANKS FOR providing consistently vital articles and commentary. With limited time for magazine reading, you are my one and only regular subscription.
Germantown Mennonite Church, the oldest continuous Mennonite congregation in North America, has been ousted from its regional conference because of its stand on covenanted gay and lesbian couples in membership.
I APPRECIATE Kathy Killian Noe’s "The Story Told Through Our Lives"...
Jim Wallis’ interview of criminologist John DiIulio was commendable ("With Unconditional Love," September-October 1997).
Several people from Sojourners attended the October 1997 Promise Keepers' "Stand in the Gap" gathering here in Washington, D.C.
The book of the Persian poet covered in red amber promises riches, gold that filters through the cracks...
Although I am not a movie critic, nor can I assume I understand what messages the director and writers wanted to impart in the movie Sling Blade, I believe that Harry Kiely missed the essential point.