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Sojourners Magazine: August 2021

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102 years after her birth, artists and activists are still learning from the vision of Corita Kent.

Features

A collage of Corita Kent's artwork with an silhouette depiction of her in her nun's habit.

Artists and activists are still learning from the vision of Corita Kent.

by
Cassidy Klein
Magazine
Features
A cross on the lawn of Precious Blood ministry in Chicago.

Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation creates sacred space in a Chicago neighborhood.

by
Sophie Vodvarka
A collage of American iconography and photos of Muslims in America.

“Some of our Founding Fathers knew more about Islam than some members of Congress now.”

by
Da'Shawn Mosley

Voices

Voices
Mobilizing Hope
An illustration of someone helping another person up, who has fallen on the gorund.

Breaking the stigma around mental health.

Voices
From The Editors
An illustration of Mayra Rivera. She has dark brown hair and glasses and is smiling, with a quote that says, "The flourishing of creatures may well depend on this capacity to welcome the wonder before the weight of reality."

When it comes to people of faith in public service, not all religions are created equal.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary
An illustration of a voting box bursting with polka dots, stripes, stars, etc.

Voters are supposed to choose their politicians, not the other way around.

by
Myrna Pérez
An illustration of a male pastor standing on a tall stack of books, overlooking a female pastor at the bottom.

Because it doesn't stay confined to Christian spaces.

by
Beth Allison Barr
An illustration of the U.S. Capitol building in the colors of a Puerto Rico flag.

There are more Puerto Ricans living on the mainland than on the island. What will happen to the land of our ancestors?

by
Christina Colón
Voices
Columns
A drawing of an otter looking like it is floating on the pages of an open book.

When empire is “game master,” Jesus-followers should interrogate the “play.”

by
Rose Marie Berger
A mop stands next to a red bucket of water that is tipped over and spilling water.

Sexism undervalues work performed by women and shapes policy and economic forces.

by
Julie Polter
Voices
Eyewitness
A birds-eye view of a forest in France, where the monks donated oaks to the rebuilding of Notre Dame

“I blessed the trees in the forest.”

by
Dom Thomas Georgeon

Vision

Vision
Culture
A scene from Philly DA of Larry Krasner sitting in a chair.

A district attorney’s grand hopes for change.

by
Da'Shawn Mosley
A scene from CODA of 17-year-old Ruby on a fishing boat. The cover of 'Abuelita Faith' has a background of flowers in warm colors.

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors
Billy Graham looks straight into the camera with the US Capitol building behind him.

Confusing the “kingdom of God with the American way of life.”

by
Danny Duncan Collum
A portrait of Mary Lou Williams playing the piano and smiling.

Deanna Witkowski is spreading the word.

by
Da'Shawn Mosley
Vision
Books
The God Beat: What Journalism Says about Faith and Why It Matters, edited by Costica Bradatan and Ed Simon

Reporting on the full complexity of belief.

by
Audrey Clare Farley
The cover of 'The Ministry for the Future' shows a person walking through a tunnel that leads to the sky.

The climate heroes of ‘Ministry’ are not the politicians and celebrities who act with pomp and hubris.

by
Avery Davis Lamb
Vision
Poetry

A poem.

by
Katherine H. Maynard
Vision
Living The Word

August reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B.

by
Isaac S. Villegas
Vision
H'rumphs

Our guest humor columnist reimagines ‘VeggieTales.’

by
Joey Chin