Sojourners Magazine: November 1993
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The sight of Yasir Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin shaking hands over a peace accord between their peoples evokes prophetic images.
The Constitution, not unlike the Bible, draws radically different schools of interpretation.
New voices that transcend the old polarities of left and right are offering fresh alternatives in economics.
Last month this magazine ran a couple of articles on consumerism and mall culture.
IT FASCINATES ME listening "from afar" to the current debate about American health care reform--especially after practicing medicine for seven years in America and seven years in Africa.
Reflections on Sharing the Sojourn gatherings in San Diego
I WAS EXTREMELY disappointed in the article on Operation Rescue that appeared in the August 1993 issue ("Reaching Across the Barricades").
The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance in August that will require genetically engineered foods and food products to bear the words, "This food is genetically engineered."
TODAY IS JULY 30, 1993. Yesterday, I received my June issue of Sojourners and hungrily read Kathryn Collmer's superb piece "From Hand to Mouth."
THIS IS REGARDING the book The Bible, Violence and the Sacred by James G. Williams, which was reviewed in the August 1993 Sojourners.
BECAUSE I AM A pro-choice peace activist in dialogue with pro-life advocates, I read "Reaching Across the Barricades" (by Marcia Timmel, August 1993) with interest.
Ninety vehicles--including pick-up trucks, an ambulance, cars, and a school bus--set out this summer to deliver food, medicine, and other supplies to Cuba, in intentional violation of the U.S.
AFTER READING YOUR special report on the Gang Summit, I realized the waves of spiritual energy created in Kansas City rippled to the Twin Cities for the Gang Summit held in St. Paul.
THANK YOU FOR "The Faith of Mysteries" in the August 1993 issue. Liane Ellison Norman's approach to the mystery genre is unique and fresh.
READING JIM WALLIS' article, "A Time to Heal, A Time to Build," repentance came to mind over and over. The article and interviews were both achingly hopeful and troubling.
Anticipating South Africa's first democratic election
AFTER READING the report on the Gang Summit ("A Time to Heal, A Time to Build") in the August 1993 issue, I was so excited I could not sleep. It brought tears to my eyes!
We wrote the cover line "An Experiment in Empowerment: Sojourners Neighborhood Center's 10th Anniversary" (September-October 1993) with Gandhi's "experiments in truth" in mind.
WELL, I NEVER expected to see one of my favorite "easing-off" mechanisms getting coverage in Sojourners--thanks for the article on female mystery fiction ("The Faith of Mysteries," by Lian