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Sojourners Magazine: July 2004

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Cover Story

Kentucky farmer and essayist Wendell Berry talks about what makes people happy.
Sojourners associate editor Rose Marie Berger and photographer Ryan Beiler spent a Sunday afternoon in February with Wendell Berry at his farm in Henry County, Kentucky.


Many people think the Religious Right has faded into obscurity and political powerlessness. In fact, it just might be stronger than ever.
photos by Rick Reinhard
They're reading liberation theology and listening to the world's urban poor. Meet the young evangelicals of Word Made Flesh.
Dorothy Day taught us the real meaning of hospitality by the way she lived day to day.


Why incremental reform is not the solution.
The real barrier is indifference.
The wealthy feast, the poor go hungry. Surprise.


Events in Iraq dramatically reveal that the U.
Being a resident of our country'

Culture Watch

Copyright laws choke the commingling streams of King Lear, Iggy Pop, and "Louie Louie."
This is a book that takes your breath away and at the same time gives it back.
Thousands of teens are learning directly from Nobel Peace laureates about working for peace through PeaceJam, an eight-year-old education-and-action program.
Comic books take on the world of faith and spirituality.


Blessed are those who wash their robes,
I had no idea people like you existed.
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For many years we've talked about interviewing environmental and culture essayist Wendell Berry.
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Early on in her otherwise excellent article,
The United Methodist Church has decided that its aging and medication-
How can a Christian tick off both porn filmmakers and religious conservatives?
A 2003 report claims that the Bush administration'