Sojourners Magazine: July-August 1997
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When most people hear "Silicon Valley," words such as clean, pure, technologically developed, and high personal income usually come to mind.
This column was adapted from a sermon preached by John Hulden at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, Minnesota, on Sunday, April 13, 1997...
Someday when I see the sale card announcing "12 Lemons for a Dollar" at the grocery store, I’m going to buy all 12 instead of just two or three.
On issues ranging from poverty to China policy to abortion, some unexpected allies have recently emerged in Washington and around the country.
When I close my eyes and think of Michael Jackson (who, by the way, is my age), I prefer to remember the 6-year-old of the Jackson 5, singing "ABC" or "I Want You Back."
Citing the existence of "a generation of de facto orphans now drowning in their own blood," the Ten Point Coalition, a church-based anti-crime network based in Boston, is ex
THERES A PARTING in the clouds and the sun is beginning to shine because when "we" the church passed the buck to bureaucracy to handle our responsibilities of charitable se
Miriam Therese Winter is a Catholic sister teaching in a Protestant seminary.
IT WAS WITH great interest that I read Jim Wallis column ("Hearts & Minds") in the May-June 1997 issue.
JOYCE HOLLYDAY in "A Circle of Faith" ("Signs & Wonders," March-April 1997) indirectly raises a fundamental issue regarding worldwide and historical Christian identity.
In what has been called the "Top Censored Story of 1996," NASA has plans to launch 72.3 pounds of deadly plutonium-238 aboard its Cassini probe to Saturn on October 6, 1997.
THANK YOU FOR naming the experience of ecumenism ("All Together Now!" by Jim Wallis, with others, May-June 1997).
NICE ISSUE (May-June 1997). Good to know there are still a few Beatles fans in your organization ("All Together Now!").
YOUR MAY-JUNE 1997 cover ("All Together Now!") was timely. Weve got to work together. It brought to my mind a childhood memory.
The Seamless Garment Network, a diverse coalition of more than 150 groups advocating a "consistent life ethic," celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
IM WRITING IN response to "Why Work?" by Julie Polter (January-February 1997). Welfares impoverished recipients are not its only dependents.
"God’s saving justice is never served by human anger," points out James in his letter to Christians struggling against the power structures that threatened to consume the Christian Community.
IN "LETTERS" (May-June 1997), Lorna Diggle responded to an article on Mary Magdalene ("Revisioning Mary Magdalene," by Kimberly Burge, March-April 1997) and asked about the avail
The War Resisters League, a 75-year-old pacifist organization, is launching a new campaign to help people realize what it would be possible to accomplish in their communities if