Weekly Wrap 11.8.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 11.8.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

1. Women Forge New Path for Catholic Church in Amazon

Indigenous women from Amazon basin nations spoke with high-level clergy at the Amazon Synod.

2. Moses Speaks Spanglish — The Revealer

Bilingual and torn between identities, this writer imagines Moses as a proto-Latinx figure.

3. Kanye's 'Jesus Is King' Is Superficially Gospel

Kanye approaches that goal and this album with blinders on, trampling over his hypocrisies of his own life and the way he views the word of God.

4. The Future of Faith is Female

How much say do young women of faith have in their religious communities and society at large?

5. Your Fashion Choices Have Global Consequences

Honoring the labor, expertise, and material resources used to make clothes is an essential way to honor God.

6. How “Eat the Rich” Became the Rallying Cry for the Digital Generation

On TikTok and Twitter, at campaign rallies, and on Etsy, the old class warfare quip feels newly urgent.

7. What Freud Can Teach Us About Trump and His Christian Supporters

A great deal of what Freud says seems to track closely with what we know about the dynastic family into which young Donald was born into.

8. Dina Nayeri: The Craft of Writing the Truth about Refugees

The writer discusses the complexity of migrants' lives in a world that demands their simplicity.

9. What the Church Can Learn from 'The Good Place'

We seem to get caught up in the rules themselves when we should be paying attention to the power they order and obfuscate.

10. The 20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the Decade

The following books were finally chosen after much debate (and multiple meetings) by the Literary Hub staff.