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
Will we recognize an Islamic peace movement when we see it?
There is probably no more divisive time in America than an election season.There is probably no more divisive time in America than an

Culture Watch

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.
Worldwide, women seek to reclaim their countries from violence

Departments

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

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