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Sojourners Magazine: October 1974

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I have chosen to speak about the present and the future of evangelical social concern. I do not find this an easy task.
The term radical conjures up all kinds of images that we must reject (violence, arrogance, etc.), but we cannot be followers of Jesus Christ and reject radicalism per se.


Part III: The Lane Rebellion and the Founding of Oberlin College
One of the most disturbing facts that came out in the Eichmann trial was that a psychiatrist examined him and pronounced him perfectly sane.
When Richard Nixon promised the American people a “generation of peace,” most radicals chuckled and sneered.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer pointed out that the first question Satan asked Eve during the temptation in the Garden of Eden was a theological question.


In his first public appearance since granting a full and unconditional pardon to Richard Nixon, President Gerald Ford was booed by an angry Pittsburgh crowd carrying signs reading “Justice Died.”
When the military junta in Chile seized power 13 months ago, its most outstanding characteristic was the complete repression of human rights. 


At Christmas time the American consumer comes into his or her prime.

Culture Watch

A review of William Stringfellow's An Ethic for Christians and Other Aliens in a Strange Land.