April 2018

Cover Story

For much of American evangelical history, spreading the gospel meant spreading whiteness.


In states where medically assisted death is legal, how do clergy respond?
A brief history of Christian civil disobedience.
Why do Christians who yearn for a more just society decide not to vote?
How do we reconcile our vote with our conscience?


The Johnson Amendment was almost a victim of the Republican tax overhaul.
Tax cuts for middle-class Americans come at a painfully high price.
Your next caregiver could be an android.

Culture Watch

Exploring love and rage in Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time.'
Millennials and the Mission of God: A Prophetic Dialogue, by Andrew F. Bush and Carolyn C. Wason. Wipf and Stock.
A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict, by Naim Stifan Ateek. Orbis.
When being the best isn't good enough.
Four April culture recommendations from our editors.
All the money in the world couldn’t save Paul Getty.
Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance, by Bill McKibben. Blue Rider Press.


If our beliefs paralyze us from participating in the systems, what good are they?
Letters to the editor from Sojourners readers.
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B


Along with nostalgia, Facebook delivers daily reminders that we haven't always been correct...or cool.
A rising tide of youth electoral organizing is pushing back against disappointing politicians.
Civil disobedience can be a critical tactic in the toolbox of social change.
Belief in the supremacy of whiteness has shaped both political parties in the U.S.