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Sojourners Magazine: May 1988

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Cover Story

Women across the globe unite against the violence that is taking away their loved ones.


Walter Wink's Unmasking of Powers
On May 22, 1988, Pentecost Sunday, churches across the country will be focusing their commitment to combat racism.


The ministry of the Shiloh Youth Revival Centers, later known as the Shiloh Retreat Center, is no more.
While the Reagan administration and the U.S. Congress were presenting, debating, and voting on additional U.S. aid to the Nicaraguan contras in March, the contras were continuing to kill, wound, and kidnap Nicaraguan civilians.
Activists Confront Democratic Candidates in Atlanta
The more than 400 women from 10 states, Canada, and the Netherlands who gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, March 4 and 5 for the third annual "Harvesting Our Potential" rural women's conference provided poignant testimony to the fact that the farm crisis is not over.


It is indeed a risky thing to write an autobiography. But Daniel Berrigan has been doing risky things for most of his life.
The white government of South Africa had just outlawed the activities of 17 organizations, including the two-million-member United Democratic Front, which have been leading the struggle against apartheid.
It was a decade ago that several members of Sojourners Community temporarily moved into an apartment building with a neighborhood family to try to preserve six low-income apartments there.
In Panama, the paths of drug trafficking and U.S. foreign policy have crossed in the person of Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega -- and the Reagan administration now wants Noriega out of power.

Culture Watch

The recent triumph of Washington Redskins quarterback Doug Williams, the first black quarterback to win the Super Bowl, points out once again the central role of sports as the forging ground of America's racial myths and symbols.