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Sojourners Magazine: June 2004

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Cover Story

When you're Christian, progressive, and "pro-life," voting your conscience is often easier said than done.


Why the language of the marketplace shouldn't rule our moral and political thinking.
Many Christians went to the former Soviet Union to evangelize. While there some discovered Russia's new gulags, and found themselves converted to a deeper understanding of the gospel.
I contemplated motherhood well aware that at many points the line between private matters and public affairs was faint and broken.


Has the Catholic Church learned anything?
Laughter may be the best medicine for bad news.
The Bush administration's trade strategy is in trouble.


There are millions of votes at stake in this liberal miscalculation.
Having recently been diagnosed with a rare and troubling medical condition-
No magic elixir will solve our energy dilemma, short of radically changing our consumption.
Jesus was not "cured of death." He kept fidelity with life.

Culture Watch

I first heard of William Sloane Coffin in 1967,
We want Hooterville and Manhattan.
Flex Your Political Muscles
Political power and the hip-hop generation.
Two distinct audiences will get much out of Lifting Up the Poor:


Me.Me. Me. "[The apostle] Paul says
I very much appreciated "
Beginning with the celebration of Trinity’s mystery, we will journey through weeks of ordinary yet extraordinary discipleship.
This is not the annual Mother’s Day issue of Sojourners (we’ve never had such an issue).