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American Bible Society Sends 525 'Poverty and Justice' Bibles to Congress Following Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 10:27am | Type: Press

November 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Morgan Lee ...

5 Ways to Engage Global Poverty
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Blog

In the age of the internet, we have access to a vast quantity of information beyond our dreams even twenty years ago. In the age of the internet, we have access to a vast quantity ...

12 Ways Republicans Keep Screwing Over Poor Americans And Women
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 10:54am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Sasha Abramsky Sacramento News and Review ...

US Congress members sent 'Poverty and Justice Bible'
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 10:08am | Type: Press

November 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Presbyterian News Service ...

Vulture Funds Are Immoral Profit Makers
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 11:41am | Type: Blog

Predatory hedge funds, known as vulture funds, intentionally target the debt of financially distressed nations. Calling for tighter financial oversight of the international econom ...

Catholic Bishops Challenged to Adapt to Pope Francis’ Priorities
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 11:02am | Type: Blog

As the U.S. Catholic bishops began their annual fall meeting on Monday, they were directly challenged by Pope Francis’ personal representative to be pastors and not ideologues — the first step of what could be ...

Hope in Troubled Times: A New Vision for Confronting Global Crises
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:35am | Type: Press

November 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Bob Goudzwaard ...

On Scripture: Jesus, Poor Veterans, and the Grass That Suffers (Luke 21: 5-19)
Originally Posted: 11/11/2013 - 3:43pm | Type: Blog

kings and governors, and all on account of my name. 13  And so you will bear testimony to me. 14 ...

December 2013 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)
Originally Posted: 12/16/2013 - 1:32pm | Type: Product

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The Budget and Your Neighbor
Originally Posted: 11/05/2013 - 1:40pm | Type: Blog

And today, 47 million low-income Americans will see their food stamps benefits decrease , as stimulus funding ends. In light of this newly named “war on the poor,” I’ve been reflecting on Jesus’ story of the G ...

Cutting Food Stamps is a Bad Way to Balance the Budget
Originally Posted: 11/01/2013 - 2:28pm | Type: Blog

Many of us are blessed enough to not know what it is like to be hungry, to regularly miss meals, or to consume a diet void of essential nutrients for a healthy life. But now, millions of our brothers and siste ...

'American Promise' Film Documents Two Black Families Navigating Education in America
Originally Posted: 10/31/2013 - 11:47am | Type: Blog

The documentary presents complicated truths about America’s struggle to come of age on issues of race, class, and opportunity. American Promise  spans 13 years as Joe Brewste ...

Infographic on Mass Incarceration
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 3:46pm | Type: Blog

The Criminal Justice Degree Hub released an infographic on mass incarceration in the U.S. titled "Locked Up In America." According to the extensive graphic, the U.S. has 5% of the world's popula ...

The Gods of the Market
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 11:10am | Type: Blog

Could it be that the ground has so shifted under our feet that we have failed to recognize that a new religious system has supplanted the old Christendom, uniting the whole Western world in its powerful mythol ...

Health Care Is a Moral and Religious Issue
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 12:53pm | Type: Blog

Yes, the rollout has been a complete mess. How proponents of such a contentious program can be so unprepared for folks to actually use it is mind-boggling. But while we’re preoccupied with the Capitol Hill fig ...

Weathering The Storm On Capitol Hill
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 2:18pm | Type: Press

October 17, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Our Prayer From Capitol Hill Is Trending
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 2:16pm | Type: Press

Ayotte of New Hampshire are part of a new 14-senator bipartisan, women-led group engaged in their own ... Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire are part of a new 14 ...

Faithful Filibuster: A Vigil Under The Dark Clouds Of Washington
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 2:13pm | Type: Press

October 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Why The Government Shutdown Is Unbiblical
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 2:11pm | Type: Press

October 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Pope Francis: We Need You In Washington, D.C.
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 2:09pm | Type: Press

September 26, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Just Picking On The Poor: The Facts And The Faces Of Cutting SNAP
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 2:06pm | Type: Press

September 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Kathy Saile, Gary Cook, Jim Wallis, Carole Busroe
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 2:50pm | Type: Press

October 16, 2013 Sojo in the News The Associated Press ...

PHOTO: Epic Political Bout Leaves Plenty of Winners, Losers
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 2:41pm | Type: Press

October 17, 2013 Sojo in the News Getty Images ...

Photo Slideshow: Sunrise Prayer Service To End The Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:19pm | Type: Press

October 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Sally Morrow ...

PHOTO: Ending The Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:18pm | Type: Press

October 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Doug Mills ...

Live Blog: The Budget Battle In Washington
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:18pm | Type: Press

October 16, 2013 Sojo in the News The Wall Street Journal ...

The Faithful Filibuster
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 2:21pm | Type: Press

October 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Jonathan Craig ...

'Faithful Filibuster': Religious Leaders Address Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 2:03pm | Type: Press

October 13, 2013 Sojo in the News General Board of Church and Socie ...

What Could Happen If US Defaults?
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 1:58pm | Type: Press

October 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Andrew Tangel ...

Weekly Roundup: In Which We Try To Not Talk About The Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 1:44pm | Type: Press

October 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Kira Dault ...

The Economic And Moral Dimensions In Debt-Ceiling Debate
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:23pm | Type: Press

October 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Catholic News Service ...

"Faithful Filibuster' Invokes Biblical Mandate To Care For Poor
Originally Posted: 10/23/2013 - 2:53pm | Type: Press

October 9, 2013 Sojo in the News Annysa Johnson ...

Chaplains Back On Job, Leaders Decry Shutdown And Rumors Are Debunked: Religion Roundup
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 1:24pm | Type: Press

October 9, 2013 Sojo in the News Tom Feran ...

Frustrated Religious Leaders Combat Gov't Shutdown With 2,000+ Bible Verses And A ‘Faithful Filibuster’ Near U.S. Capitol
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 1:16pm | Type: Press

October 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Billy Hallowell ...

Religious Groups Feel The Pinch Of Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:30pm | Type: Press

October 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Kevin Eckstrom ...

'Faithful Filibuster' Protest Asks Politicians To Focus On Poor, Vulnerable In Shutdown Fight
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:27pm | Type: Press

October 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Food For Thought
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 8:53am | Type: Press

October 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Henry McLeish ...

Faith Leaders Welcome Government Reopening, Point To Unfinished Work
Originally Posted: 11/01/2013 - 1:00pm | Type: Press

October 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Mark Pattison ...

From Numbness to Action: Ending World Hunger
Originally Posted: 10/18/2013 - 3:32pm | Type: Blog

My child ate today. Breakfast was pancakes and sausage. I am grateful that I can feed my child every day. My child ate today. Breakfast was pancakes and sausage. Walking to sch ...

When Prayer Is More Powerful Than Politics
Originally Posted: 10/17/2013 - 1:16pm | Type: Blog

After the storm comes the promise — the hope of lessons learned and new ways forward together. A few key groups of people have renewed my faith that this is possible. Watching the ...

November 2013 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)
Originally Posted: 10/21/2013 - 4:44pm | Type: Product

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Religious Leader: 'Words From Capitol Hill...Make Me Ache'
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:17pm | Type: Press

October 16, 2013 Sojo in the News ABC News Radio ...

Here Comes the Sun ... on Capitol Hill
Originally Posted: 10/17/2013 - 9:33am | Type: Blog

God used pastors, students, old and young, whites and blacks, D.C. natives and out-of-towners, people in scruffy clothes and well-dressed businessmen giving me the thumbs-up, to give me a greater hope and enth ...

A Shutdown Washington Gets Some Much Needed Prayer: Jarvis DeBerry
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:16pm | Type: Press

October 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Jarvis DeBerry ...

Our Prayer from Capitol Hill Is Trending
Originally Posted: 10/16/2013 - 11:18am | Type: Blog

Ayotte of New Hampshire are part of a new 14-senator bipartisan, women-led group engaged in their own ...

Joining the #FaithfulFilibuster from Des Moines
Originally Posted: 10/16/2013 - 11:03am | Type: Blog

People around the country have taken notice of the #FaithfulFilibuster and want to lend their voices. From Pastor Sarah Trone Garriot in Des Moines, Iowa: "Since we couldn't be in Washington to join ...

Christian Group Petitions For Immediate End To Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:21pm | Type: Press

October 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Rob Manch ...

Group Calls On Meadows To End Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/16/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Press

October 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Nancy Tanker ...