June 1993

Cover Story

Excerpts of a pastoral letter from the United Methodist Bishops of Appalachia.
A heritage robbed and reclaimed

Feature

An interview with Ricardo Falla, SJ
Guatemala's internal refugees

Commentary

Health care reform politics
The symbiotic relationship between family and society
President Clinton's new economic plan has been strongly criticized by the Right and embraced (a bit) by moderates and progressives. What are we to make of the overall effort?
The United Nations Truth Commission on El Salvador and the challenge to the US

Columns

How to get rid of unwanted solicitation calls at dinner time

Culture Watch

A prize-winning novel of agricultural disintegration
Ann Dillard's proclamation of The Living
PBS children's programming
The closed-circle culture of country music 
A Latin American past and a North American future.

Departments

Christianity and Crisis, the ecumenical journal founded by theologian Reinhold Niebuhr and John Bennett in 1941, published its last issue in mid-April.
The lectionary for June calls us to examine the question of authority. We face this question as we assess the meaning of our faith and our ministries.
In 1968, following the worst riots in U.S.
The hiring of Dr. Benjamin Chavis to head the NAACP was a "master stroke of hope" for the cities of this country, according to those who have worked closely with Chavis on urban issues.
Guns don't belong in our streets

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