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Sojourners Magazine: May 1983

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Civil disobedience: a forum
The Bible and civil disobedience.
Civil disobedience: a forum
Civil disobedience: a forum
Our children, 7 and 9 years old then, were spending three weeks of their summer vacation with my parents in New York, attending a day camp there.
In April, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was imprisoned for eight days as a result of his role in the Birmingham, Alabama civil rights campaign.
A friend, actually the first of many, once asked me a question: "Why do we choose civil disobedience over the more acceptable forms of protest?" The question seemed incorrect.
Civil disobedience: a forum
Civil disobedience: a forum
Civil disobedience: a forum
Civil disobedience: a forum
Civil disobedience: a forum
Civil disobedience: a forum
An historical perspective on civil disobedience

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Civil disobedience is not a new issue for us at Sojourners.
On May 1, 1933, in the depths of the Great Depression, the first copies of the Catholic Worker were sold (for a penny a copy, of course) at a May Day demonstration in Lower Manhattan's Union Square.

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The trouble with our state was not civil disobedience which in any case was hesitant and rare.