Once thought to be in the pocket of the Religious Right, many American evangelicals today are discovering a deeper understanding of what it means to be pro-life.
Mary Doria Russell, author of the best-selling books The Sparrow and Children of God, tells Sojourners about her disciplines -- in her spiritual life and in her writing -- and how she makes friends with her characters.
Uwem Akpan, a Jesuit from Nigeria, tells stories about Africa through its children, creating rich and complex characters that capture the heartbreaking realities of growing up in the midst of war and poverty.
Wall Street's collapse is the logical consequence of the economic philosophy that governs America.
Editor’s Note: Okay, Ed, the lawyer has finished looking through your column to make sure it’s totally nonpartisan and that it doesn’t favor or oppose either candidate.
She consoles me as I meditate before Mass—Julian of Norwich, that is, who says, “We are clothed, wrapped in the goodness of God.”
God is always on the side of the marginalized, the people who are the weakest and poorest.
There is a reason we don’t have universal health care, and it’s not because we lack compassion for the sick.
I read with great interest Elizabeth Edwards’ piece on health care (“Heal Thyself?” August 2008).
The article by Elizabeth Edwards (“Heal Thyself?”) raises troubling questions regarding the path to a just system of health care in this country.
After reading our interview with award-winning novelist Mary Doria Russ
Once thought to be in the pocket of the Religious Right, many American evangelicals today are discovering that to be pro-life is to be pro-everyone's-life.