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Sojourners Magazine: May 2006

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“Give us this day our daily bread.” The simplicity of the prayer that Jesus gave us can distract us from its wisdom and its challenge.
In a neglected neighbourhood, kids are growing produce and raising a community.
An interview with food activists Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry.
Why scavenge? You get a lot of really good food that's really, really free.
At St. Olaf, students learn to reap what they sow.
How consumers and farm workers together can make a better meal.
Useful links to go deeper with the special issue on Food.
Our long-distance food system provides choice - but at what cost?


Good food is much more than a matter of taste.


'I'm tired of those old white guys telling us what to think and do.'

Culture Watch

'You deserve a break today' can be a pretty appealing proposition.


Love binds and builds, heals and hallows, redeems and restores.
Thanks to Brian McLaren for his essay “decoding” the “kingdom of God” (“Found in Translation,” March 2006), and offering an alternative lexicon for this fundamen
Our move to a new building last fall brought us many gifts: a more efficient space, working heat and air conditioning (most of the time)--and a giant sparkling supermarket one floor below.
Driving east on Jackson Street one morning, only a couple of blocks from the bungalow on Abe Street where a few years ago hundreds of people claimed
Brian McLaren’s article “Found in Translation” offers some delightfully thought-provoking new images for God’s way and our sharing in it, but I’m concerned that he see