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Sojourners Magazine: May 2005

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Why suburbs-on-steroids are wearing out their welcome.
10 easy things (and a few harder ones) you can do to plug in to a simpler lifestyle.
A world-renowned architect argues that following the law of nature can make human industry safe and healthful.
The Tennessee Justice Center advocates for the ill - and squares off against the state's health cuts.
Why God's abundant life won't fit in a shopping cart, and other mysteries of consumerism.
To follow Jesus more deeply, we must learn to stop and rest.


Our lives do not consist in the abundance of our possessions.


A way to save Social Security, Medicare and Lockheed Martin.
Our uses of the earth must be designed to conserve and renew the Earth rather than to deplete or destroy it.

Culture Watch

Ossie Davis, Arthur Miller, and the common good.


Our culture here in the United States has definite bipolar tendencies: On one hand we're encouraged to want--and to purchase--more, more, more. More food, more entertainment, more stuff.