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Sojourners Magazine: September-October 1993

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Attracted and repelled by the Mall of America
Jesus and the art of grocery buying.


When schools mandate community service, enhanced self-esteem is often a result.
Finding truly inspirational sports celebrities
Environmental issues affect more than the plants
More bombings beg the question of who is really in control in this country
The nation's education crisis is great news for Madison Avenue.


Summer movies and other reflections from the art director
On missing William Stringfellow
Reflections on ten years of ministry at the Sojourners Neighborhood Center
What are the actual benefits of the Flavr Savr tomato?
Memories of the Fourth of July

Culture Watch

Living with hope and assurance in a world gone astray.
New Order breaks down barriers on the dance floor.
A review of the film Menace II Society 
Screening children's computer games.
The new fall television season is upon us. And with it for the first time comes the advent of network warning "labels" on violent entertainment programming.
The cyberpunk movement of the early 1980s
The reel life of Father Robert Castle


Living the Word for September and October
THE JUNE 1993 article "The Healing Game," by Gordon Bonnyman, was very interesting and clarified many things.
The unwieldy work of the Spirit
WHO IS TO BLAME for the atrocity that occurred in Waco (see "On The Way," by Jim Wallis, May 1993)? The FBI propaganda is that Koresh alone is to blame. I don't swallow that line.
RON SIDER'S ARTICLE on evangelism and social action was especially enlightening as we are trying to combine calling for repentance with taking responsibility for social sin.
After history's worst nuclear power accident at Chernobyl in 1986, the U.S. Congress instructed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to take a hard look at nuclear plants in this country.
I MUST DISAGREE with Vera Boone, who in criticizing the Seamless Garment Network ("Postmark," July 1993) expressed support for the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) and said that FOCA was an important p
THE CONCLUDING sentence of "Murder in the Name of Life," by Marie Dennis ("UpFront," July 1993), bears repeating
The garden itself isn't so remarkable: some tomatoes, sweet peas, and greens growing amongst the lettuce, zucchini, and assorted flowers in a 30-foot by 30-foot plot.
IN REGARDS TO the article "An Islamic Threat?"