Church leaders came together to declare widespread poverty 'morally unacceptable.' And they promised to do something about it.
Jubilee 2000 has surprised people with its phenomenal success. A look at how and why it caught fire - and what's around the bend.
Pocket Canons are the most radical approach to the Bible since Gutenberg. Or at least Ginsberg.
Adapted from the Free Time/Free People Campaign statement.
Honorable work and restful renewal are both aspects of responsibility.
China is the current battleground---as Seattle was last fall---over the rules of global trade.
There comes a time in every man’s life when he has to begin a sentence with a really bad cliche. This is one of those times. You see, words are not coming easy to me these days.
Youthful idealism can grow into life-long commitment to justice.
The Covenant to Overcome Poverty is as simple as it is potentially life-changing.
Wherever self-censorship rules, a real debate is not taking place.
A new report shows that the current economic boom is not finding its way to the collection plate.
JIM WALLIS VIVIDLY recalls the optimism at the ecumenical "Call to Jubilee" service on the eve of the WTO conference ("Seattle: Changing the Rules," March-April 2000).
Two Guatemalan military officers have been arrested and charged with the April 1998 murder of Catholic bishop and human rights advocate Juan Jose Gerardi.
I WANTED TO THANK you for Ted Parks thoughtful article about our beloved City of the Angels Film Festival ("Strange Bedfellows," March-April 2000).
The U.S. prison population passed the two million mark in February, provoking vigils and protests in more than 40 U.S. cities.
IN RESPONSE TO Rose Marie Berger’s "Why I’m Walking to Work Tomorrow" (January-February 2000), I ask: What will it take for us to slow down and take a good, hard look at what we’re doing?
I’m sorry to sound cynical, but as Gil Scott-Heron rapped long ago, "the revolution will not be televised."
A rag-tag movement of churches, development organizations, and trade unions...
THE JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2000 issues theme of "Ethics and the Bottom Line" brought to mind the different standards of accountability for the business and the nonprofit sectors.
While the U.S.-backed sanctions against Iraq continue to devastate that country, a growing clamor of voices is rising up in opposition
I FOUND HELENE SLESSAREV’S article "Saul Alinsky Goes to Church" (March-April 2000) interesting because the situation in the United Kingdom is very different.
SOJOURNERS IS ALWAYS "on target" in challenging us to be peacemakers, but the January-February 2000 issue is stunning! Thank you for each article.
I WAS GREATLY heartened to read Ched Myers’ account of a people’s Bible reading, motivated by a commitment to transformation and accepting of diverse readings.
Defying the assumption that Serbs and ethnic Albanians are incapable of peaceful coexistence, leaders of the religious communities of Kosovo issued a common statement for reconciliation.
JUST WHEN I THOUGHT Sojourners had gotten to the mountaintop in articles and analysis of truth and faith...it gets better.