Magazine

Issue: July 2018

Cover Story

Misconceptions and musings on nonviolence.
...and other questions about Jesus' most controversial teachings.

Feature

Sojourners honors five leaders who are working to make our world a more just and peaceful place.
Carol Kuniholm is pushing the boundaries of disfigured voting districts in Pennsylvania.
Why Christians in the Middle East aren't celebrating the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Commentary

What "realism" looks like in the age of nuclear weapons. 
Some churches have embraced Cuba's revolutionary socialism more than others.
The trendy aesthetic often means giving up everything...except privilege. 

Culture Watch

Three new books--and well-funded research--plumb better living through gratitude.
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, by Austin Channing Brown. Convergent Books.
Southernmost, by Silas House. Algonquin Books.
Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America, by Jennifer Harvey. Abingdon Press.
In music and in life, Old Crow Medicine Show is still following that less-travelled path they set out on 20 years ago.
Four July culture recommendations from our editors.
Fred Rogers made kindness look easy.

Departments

Jesus, nonviolence, and justice. 
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B.
Four Questions for Gail Hyder Wiley

Columns

Isn’t there more than a little hypocrisy among progressives on the subject of the pop culture we love?
Funny business by Ed Spivey Jr.
Why aren't more male clergy preaching about domestic and sexual violence?
No one is voiceless.

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