July 2004

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.

Feature

Dorothy Day taught us the real meaning of hospitality by the way she lived day to day.
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.

Commentary

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

Columns

Events in Iraq dramatically reveal that the U.Events in Iraq dramatically reveal that the U.S. occupation is
Being a resident of our country'Being a resident of our country's last colony, Washington, D.C. ("Doesn't Count"), it's hard

Culture Watch

Comic books take on the world of faith and spirituality.
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.This is a book that takes your breath away and at the same
Over the years,Over the years, I've written many times about living in a middle space between my faith (Catholicism) and my profession
Thousands of teens are learning directly from Nobel Peace laureates about working for peace through PeaceJam, an eight-year-old education-and-action program.

Departments

Blessed are those who wash their robes,Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they will
Early on in her otherwise excellent article,Early on in her otherwise excellent article, Mara Vanderslice
The United Methodist Church has decided that its aging and medication-The United Methodist Church has decided that its aging and
How can a Christian tick off both porn filmmakers and religious conservatives?How can a Christian tick off both porn filmmakers and
A 2003 report claims that the Bush administration'A 2003 report claims that the Bush administration's
In reading Jim Wallis'In reading Jim Wallis' review of The Passion of the Christ ("The Passion and the Message," May
Anti-Anti-nuclear activist Mordechai Vanunu was released from an Israeli prison April 21 after completing an 18-year sentence for
I had no idea people like you existed.I had no idea people like you existed. I saw Jim Wallis on the
Counting Your CubitsMaybe your thwarted dreams of urban development, ancient Hebrew-style, have got you down. Or you could just be pining for
Untitled Normal Page("Can't Buy Me Love," by E.J. Dionne Jr., June 2004) would be an excellent article to share with every member of
Xtreme Peace.Xtreme Peace. Eight Palestinians and Israelis completed an Antarctic expedition called
For many years we've talked about interviewing environmental and culture essayist Wendell Berry.

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