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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.


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


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


The Sojourners experience stays with you for the rest of your life, whether you stay or leave.
Jury duty: objection overruled
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.
Through Olga, I heard Jesus' message in an entirely new way.

Culture Watch

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


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