November 2004

Cover Story

For many people of faith, the elections have shown that what is needed is nothing short of a new confession of Christ.
When candidates claim God as their campaign manager, you can be sure they're trying to divert attention from the real question: Do they walk the talk?

Feature

Paul's letters talk about Jesus' radical new vision of believers as family. But some Bible translations miss the point altogether.
Spiritual leaders gently guide bereaved souls through the holy land of grief and loss.

Commentary

Hope for the world's poorest countries
Whatever happened to the 'public good'?

Columns

We'll miss much about the election season. Or not.
by: Ed Spivey
There is probably no more divisive time in America than an election season.There is probably no more divisive time in America than an
Will we recognize an Islamic peace movement when we see it?

Culture Watch

Worldwide, women seek to reclaim their countries from violence
One of the big lies of the modern age is that economics is uninteresting.One of the big lies of the modern age is that economics is
Bruce Springsteen as singer, guitarist - and statesman.

Departments

Brian McLaren'Brian McLaren’s article, "Risky Business" (September 2004) is exceptional advice for the pulpit, for the
The upcoming presidential election still looms large in our work.
Responsible Know-Responsible Know-How
As I was reading your September issue,As I was reading your September issue, I was surprised to find
Bling For a Better World
Just How Many is 45 Million?According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2003 fully 45 million
The 'On Sept. 23, 2004, T. Lawrence "Doc" Mishler, along with horses Chief Spirit and Faith and canine companion Good Dog,
Availing space in which we live and move and come to glimpse the import of our being. Availing space in which

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