Sojourners Magazine: September-October 2003
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When desperate victims in distant conflicts plead for help, can America do more than save its own?
In a time of hardened hearts, the story of Exodus is relevant once again.
What a Department of Corrections shotgun pellet taught me about centering prayer.
The failure to discover weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has exposed the lie at the heart of the Bush administration's case for war.
Holy leisure and radical hospitality are necessary components for surviving the vicissitudes of empire.
A political realignment in this country isn't possible until we heal the cultural breach that afflicts us.
Gareth Higgins, author of the new book How Movies Helped Save My Soul: Finding Spiritual Fingerprints in Culturally Significant Films (Relevant Books) writes about...
In Image and Spirit, author and artist Karen Stone recounts comments she overheard in a modern art museum one November day
While many in the U.S. civil rights movement were busy integrating lunch counters, others took on an even tougher challenge—integrating U.S. churches.
"We must re-vision Christian faith as a combative, argumentative, and emancipatory" practice that seeks "the well-being of all."
Cistercian monks in southern Poland hope to become the country's first distributors of an ale brewed from a 17th century recipe.
In Nairobi, 700 children walked out of school and through the streets this April, calling for an end to their country's debt burden.
Planning a stint in the federal pen? Don't leave home without Clare Hanrahan's Jailed for Justice: A Woman's Guide to Federal Prison Camp.
This spring Europe was rocked by a religious fashion war when the Danish superstore Kvickly started selling flip-flop sandals featuring images of Jesus and Mary.
AUTHOR SANHO TREE ("The War at Home") clearly articulates the failure of the so-called "war on drugs" from the perspective of the drug user and the drug supplier.
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva met with Catholic bishops in May to discuss his Zero Hunger Program.
ARTHUR WASKOW ("Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace, Anti-Occupation," May-June 2003) red-baits one group that has been successful in organizing huge anti-war demonstrations.
In this issue Jim Wallis examines apparent recent shifts in President George W. Bush's theological framework and how those shifts may spur or sustain dangerous politics.
A new report from the University of North Carolina's National Study of Youth and Religion confirms the old saw: A family that prays together, stays together.
I FOUND Sanho Tree's article "The War at Home" (May-June 2003) enjoyably thought-provoking.
Hundreds of years growing on a steep hill, desolate, aging / despite scarce nourishment, they wait for history to recognize them.
In April, Saskatchewan's Rosthern Junior College sponsored "In Exile...For A While," a new youth immersion program launched by the Mennonite Central Committee...
The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst.