Sojourners Magazine: May-June 2003
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Our jails overflow with nonviolent drug offenders. Have we reached the point where the drug war causes more harm than the drugs themselves?
A conservative Republican asks: What would happen if there were no profit in drugs?
Educating change agents for social justice is not the same as encouraging increased volunteerism on campus.
The Gallery at the American Bible Society in New York City recently presented "Reflections on Glass: 20th Century Stained Glass in American Art and Architecture."
Building international and cross-cultural knowledge.
A powerful new tool for strengthening the mission of the church.
What would Jesus do? Turn the police horses into bunnies.
Be careful when you opt to wander off the beaten path; what you come across might change your direction altogether.
The ability to laugh, we know, is vital. To do so in the midst of terror and anxiety is even more important.
Jonathan Schell, author of such highly acclaimed books as The Fate of the Earth and The Gift of Time, has now written perhaps his most important work
On Feb. 9, 2003, Orion magazine took out a full-page advertisement on page five of The New York Times.
It's hard to imagine a noteworthy book about the civil rights movement that doesn't include the powerful ingredients of religion and faith.
For too long civic participation in the arts has been viewed as the domain of the wealthy, but a new study by the Urban Institute suggests otherwise.
Rachel Corrie, 23, of Olympia, Washington, was killed March 16 when she was run over by an Israeli military bulldozer, moments after the photo at right was taken.
Eighty-six human rights advocates from across the United States were tried in January and February in federal court for nonviolent civil disobedience
WILLIAM H. GATES Sr. and Chuck Collins are clear and persuasive in their January-February article "Tax the Rich?"
I THOROUGHLY enjoyed the article by Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall ("With Weapons of the Will," September-October 2002).
Healing Hope. Family members of Sept. 11 victims traveled on a peace mission to Iraq in January.
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EvangeCube slaps the entire mystery of salvation on a Rubik-style cube, enabling instant conversions in friends, family, and neighbors. Flip one way and you'll see our fall from grace.
I STRONGLY agree with Gerald Schlabach's commentary ("We Pledge Allegiance...") on allegiance and the issue of loyalty—will it be to Jesus or to some political figure?
Two years of economic slowdown has pushed the number of unemployed to new heights worldwide, according to a recent study by the International Labor Office.
When public high schools opened their doors last fall, military recruiters lined up to get personal student data.
By the time you read this, the snow in Washington, D.C., will have melted, we think.
Despite Jesus' greeting to the disciples, the weeks following his resurrection are anything but peaceful for the struggling community.
Pro-life demonstrators protested the D.C. government's use of surveillance cameras during the January March for Life
The San Francisco-based Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance received a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fight HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Africa.
IN THE March-April 2003 issue, there were many compelling arguments against the war in Iraq.
For years activists have called attention to the plight of the Palestinians through protests, teach-ins, and seminars.
In January, Maine Interfaith Power and Light—an electricity-purchasing group rooted in the faith community—announced the availability of two green electricity options for homeowners in Maine.
It's a partnership that reads like a parable: Invest some talents around springtime, trust the farmer to sow good seed, then bring home the harvest all summer long.
Go to the Cyclops, to their metalworks, to buy your armaments—