Sojourners Magazine: August 2020
Breathe in. Breathe out. Before the coronavirus, some people did that without a second thought; others struggled to breathe at all.
How to rebuke death and love your neighbors, in a pandemic and beyond.
How Christians are reckoning with the contradiction between “love your enemies” and nuclear weapons.
Once persecuted by the Ku Klux Klan, some Catholics now embrace the most extreme forms of racial hatred.
What are white Christians willing to risk to secure safety, health, and equity for their brothers and sisters of color?
“One step will not eradicate 400 years of structured racism, but that’s how every journey begins.”
How can we live now in a way that our future selves—and generations to come—will look back with gratitude?
Most Americans oppose opening churches too soon. But some believe God offers them special protection.
We can’t just return to some old normal.
Uncovering primordial truths of my being and belonging in the world.
Three culture recommendations from our editors.
Fetch the Bolt Cutters is the companion to our quarantined existence.
“If I were a devout Christian, I would be devoutly offended.”
Why George Miller's post-apocalyptic Mad Max series is perfect for uncertain times.
A review of One Long River of Song: Notes on Wonder, by Brian Doyle.
A review of Brit Bennett's newest novel.
A review of In the Lateness of the World: Poems, by Carolyn Forché.
Drafting Women Into the Military Is Not Progress
The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is disguising an argument for militarism as one for equality.