November 2007

Cover Story

Rev. Billy and his "Church of Stop Shopping" preach the gospel of love, anti-consumerism, and radical neighborliness.
Our 'framing' stories aren't serving us well. But there is an alternative: the good news of Jesus.

Feature

Like the actors in this off-Broadway play, we're all participants in the story of Jesus.
Incarcerated women use theater to share their stories - and shape their lives.
Finding God in theater.

Commentary

From parables to street theater, imagined worlds open our eyes.

Columns

World Vision shines a spotlight on the moral imperative for change.
As the election season progresses and the inevitable wreckage shows up on the side of the road—Gilmore who?

Culture Watch

A list of life-shaping books for children.
When Michael Moore’s documentary about the U.S. health care system, Sicko, opened in theaters last June, I wasn’t feeling too well myself.
Gripping books for young people provide handles for engaging the world - even the world of violence and war.

Departments

In Ceremonies of the Seasons, Jennifer Cole writes, “All calendars are founded upon a wish to organize our experience of time into manageable units—especially the year, with i

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