May 2008

Cover Story

Socially responsible investing has morphed into a $2 trillion mainstream industry.

Feature

From Dorothy Day's letter to the treasurer of New York City, 1960.
They say: Whom do I wrong by keeping my property? What, tell me, is your property? Where did you find it and brought it to your life?
by: St. Basil
Why I'm a shareholder activist.
How can we turn our money toward service to God and others? Get started with this guide to dozens of Web sites with nuts-and-bolts advice.
Teaching our kids (and ourselves) to be smart -- and generous -- about money.
A biblical framework for understanding money's grip on us -- and how to break free.
How to live in the light of God's abundance and provision.
For members of the philanthropic group Bolder Giving, generosity pays.
Five ways to put the brakes on predatory lending.
How putting our money into community investments -- such as specific banks, credit unions, or microcredit funds -- can help create social change.
New investment strategies among native people help create holistic and sustainable communities.

Commentary

Serving God with your money, in boom times and bust.

Columns

Here at Sojourners, we neither toil nor spin.
by: Ed Spivey
Sadly, many white Americans are still in denial about black frustration and anger.

Culture Watch

Does economic growth depend on consumer spending?

Departments

When we sat down to plan this special issue on faith and money, the tune buzzing in the back of our heads was from that catchy Sunday school song, "This Little Light of Mine"-specifically the line,
Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost are not three distinct seasons, but rather celebrations of and grapplings with three aspects of Christ’s resurrection and what they mean about Jesus, God, Sp

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