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Four July 2004 culture recommendations from our editors
Jamming Against Violence

Thousands of teens are learning directly from Nobel Peace laureates about working for peace through PeaceJam, an eight-year-old education-and-action program. Learn about it in PeaceJam: How Young People Can Make Peace in Their Schools and Communities and in a documentary of the same name. Teens study the lives of Nobel laureates, attend conferences led by the laureates, and develop service projects in their own communities. Said one: "I learned that you don't have to be a big person to make a big difference." Jossey-Bass

Glory, Glory, Glory

Folks from the Library of Congress hauled their recording equipment all over the South to record church choirs, solo singers, blues artists, and preachers - and Goodbye, Babylon is the stunning result. Six CDs hold 135+ songs and 25 sermons that cover the years 1902-60, performed with all the passionate pentecostal fervor you could imagine. Includes a 200-page book with notes about each recording. Dust-to-Digital

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Sojourners Magazine July 2004
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