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Sojourners Magazine: July-August 1998

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Cover Story

Big Money's assault on democracy is even worse than you think.

Feature

The church in China is finding new openness—but only when the state says so.
Rita Dove balances creative solitude with a public vocation.
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The biblical vision of Sabbath economics

Commentary

Unholy alliance pushes more than religious freedom.
The death penalty is nothing more than revenge.
'Star Wars' just won't go away.
The U.S. cannot expect to retain its weapons while lecturing other nations not to acquire them.

Columns

The Sojourners experience stays with you for the rest of your life, whether you stay or leave.
Jury duty: objection overruled
Through Olga, I heard Jesus' message in an entirely new way.
Home schooling has cleared a path for our family to experience more wonder and more love.
At Kirkbridge, we met students who have started their own campus groups to address some of the root causes of violence and insecurity.
Thanks to all the Sojourners readers who over the past 20 years have sent messages lauding or lamenting what I've written.

Culture Watch

Billy Graham's walk with the Lord
A silver jubilee for the Greenbelt festival
Michael Moore's irreverent tour of American industry
Lorrena McKennitt's musical and spiritual guidance
New visions of the body of Christ
5 books' take on prophecy and an apocaplyptic future
Bernardin's journey of faith

Departments

When generations stand together, a movement is strengthened.
Letter to the Editors
"Redskins" trademark protection in question
Murder of Monseñor Juan José Gerardi Conedera, the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Guatemala
Bringing people together
Resources for Study and Action
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
What is a Call to Renewal Roundtable?
Letter to the Editors
Letter to the Editors
This issue has the final "Signs & Wonders" column from contributing editor Joyce Hollyday.