When we made the decision to take our older two children out of public school, my husband and I felt it was the only real choice we had.
Young people are the keystones of any culture. Youthful energy is needed to get work done in society.
Some days ago I received an unexpected call from Lima, Peru. A brother Franciscan there told me that Olga Valencia had died and, knowing of my friendship with her, he had attended the funeral.
Once upon a time, I lived on a farm in the mountains of western North Carolina. I had a garden...of sorts.
Greenbelt is no melting pot; rather, more than a rich stew, it is a smorgasbord of spiritual, cultural, and personal experiences.
When he died, Dr. Benjamin Spock had been a household name for more than 50 years. His book Baby and Child Care, first published in 1946, coincided with the first swell of the baby boom.
WHEN ROME EMBRACED Christianity under the emperor Constantine, Rome didn’t change—it remained "the Empire." However, the church did change. It lost its prophetic voice.
Just as the long legacy of violence in Guatemala was changing, that country lost another voice for truth.
WITH REGARD TO the demon of racism ("Exorcising an American Demon," by Bill Wylie-Kellermann, March-April 1998), we need to look at the criminal justice and prison systems.
WE ARE DEEPLY troubled by the implications of your editorial ("What to Do About Iraq?" by David Cortwright and George A.
Faithfulness. For the unnamed "young girl" in the story of Naaman, it meant trusting in God’s healing power. For Amos, it was speaking truth when it would have been safer to keep quiet.
THANK YOU FOR your ongoing Christian coverage of such a broad range of issues. I have benefited greatly from reading Sojourners over the years.
SOJOURNERS IS ALWAYS well worth reading but I thought "The Changing Face of America," by Timothy Tseng and David Yoo (March-April 1998), was outstanding.
In an awesome display of people power, 70,000 demonstrators linked arms to "break the chains of debt" at the recent G8 summit of world economic leaders in Birmingham, England.
"HOW DO YOU contain Saddam Hussein without either bombing or starving the kids in his country?"
This issue has the final "Signs & Wonders" column from contributing editor Joyce Hollyday.
I READ IN the recent issue of the death of Maurice ("Mac") McCrackin. Your words and memories sparked my own ("Hearts & Minds," by Jim Wallis, March-April 1998).