Articles for August

MISSION is interested in contributions which employ other literary forms than the article or essay. Some poetry has been printed in earlier issues, and a short story is included in this issue. The magazine welcomes other contributions of a "creative" literary nature. This invitation reflects one aspect of MISSION's concern, the relationship of Christian faith to contemporary culture. We are interested in listening to the artists of our time so as to learn better the society in which we live, and we want to speak the Biblical faith in relevant media as well as relevant words.

One of the critical concerns of America at this time is what has come to be called "civil disobedience." Certainly here Christian ethics and contemporary society intersect. An acute Christian lawyer explores the legal and Biblical aspects of this controversial subject.