Sofia 90

December 2008



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  • Front Cover Image: Zapatista mother and child on their march (‘caravan’) from the Lacandon Jungle to Mexico City in 2001. Photo by the Editor
  • Back cover image: Guadalupe Tonantzin in the 16th century Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico CityBasilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico, D.F.



  • Refurbishment by Joy Howard
  • Thirst by Barbara Cumbers
  • Woodcut by Kevin Mills
  • The Home Coming by John Pearson
  • Magnificat Mary’s Song (part)


  • Review of Don Cupitt’s “Above Us Only Sky” by Dominic Kirkham
  • Edwin Salter reviews the Report of the Sea of Faith Commission on Faith Schools
  • Emily Johns reviews 118 days edited by Tricia Gates Brown
  • Alison McRobb reviews Little Marvel and Other Stories by Wendy Perriam
  • Cicely Herbert visits Spitalfields during London Open House Weekend


  • Letters
  • Current Affair by Owl