October 1985

Cover Story

A look at private U.S. aid in the Contra territory.

Feature

The healing power of prayer.
The hope and despair of Jeremiah.

Columns

In the fall of 1983, Sojourners helped to launch the Witness for Peace, a venture of faith and prayerful nonviolent action, in response to the U.S.-sponsored war against Nicaragua.
On August 27, the day before he was scheduled to lead a march on Pollsmoor prison, where black political leader Nelson Mandela is serving a life sentence, Rev. Allan Boesak was arrested by South African police under a law that allows for indefinite imprisonment without charges or trial.
Some pictures speak a thousand words; others speak a thousand years. Such was the image of U.S.

Departments

We strongly disagree with the treatment of homosexuality in Foster's article "God's Gift of Sexuality."

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