May 1984

Cover Story

The Bruderhof's vision of unity.

Feature

The U.S. policy of punishment against the Sandinistas.
Life as a stranger in the promised land.
A visit to the Bruderhof.
An oral history of the Bruderhof. Interviews with elder Bruderhof members Hardy Arnold, Hans Meier, Winifred Hildel, Rudi Hildel, John HInde, Arnold Mason, and Gladys Mason.

Columns

The Barmen Declaration, the best-known document of the German Confessing Church during the Nazi era.
The 1984 New Bedford rape trials felt something like two strides forward and many small steps backward.
The story of a mining disaster.

Departments

Fortune and calamity, / rushing over us and overpowering ...

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