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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.


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


Airport security personnel are known for their sense of humor.
Increasing deployment will only make the situation worse.

Culture Watch

This is a book that takes your breath away and at the same time gives it back.
"Postmodern Heretics: Catholic Imagination in Contemporary Art" by Eleanor Heartney
Comic books take on the world of faith and spirituality.
Four July 2004 culture recommendations from our editors
Copyright laws choke the commingling streams of King Lear, Iggy Pop, and "Louie Louie."


Counting Your CubitsMaybe your thwarted dreams of urban development, ancient Hebrew-style, have got you down. Or you could just be pining for
Letter to the Editors
Letter to the Editors
For many years we've talked about interviewing environmental and culture essayist Wendell Berry.
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
A 2003 report claims that the Bush administration'A 2003 report claims that the Bush administration's
Letter to the Editors
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
Letter to the Editors
Anti-Anti-nuclear activist Mordechai Vanunu was released from an Israeli prison April 21 after completing an 18-year sentence for