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Sojourners Magazine: February 2020

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Plastics are versatile and convenient—and killing us, physically and spiritually. As people of faith, we need to reclaim life in a disposable culture. 

Features

Reclaiming life in a disposable culture.

by
Sasha Adkins
Magazine
Features

How early cinema nativism led an Asian American actor to success—and how the church helped crash his career.

by
Chris Karnadi

Our unwillingness to think beyond current political structures is a failure of Christian imagination, say Jesus-loving anarchists. 

by
Betsy Shirley

Voices

Voices
Hearts & Minds

Going back to Jesus is the best way forward.

President and Founder
Voices
From The Editors

Do systematic problems require systematic solutions?

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary

In an age of instant experience, why does social change take so long?

by
Claire Lorentzen

Black churchgoers aren’t tools—or scapegoats.

by
Da'Shawn Mosley

Strong schools need strong unions.

by
Don V. Villar
Voices
Columns

Your local bank branch is turning your money into carbon.

by
Bill McKibben

History is sacred at the "Blacksonian."

by
Jeania Ree V. Moore

“While writing our resolutions, we shouldn’t forget to ask ourselves where God is in all of this, and keep creating.”

by
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros
Voices
Eyewitness

As told to Sojourners

by
Jen Smyers

Vision

Vision
Culture

Rian Johnson's lifting up of the least of these is what makes this movie valuable now.

by
Abby Olcese

To understand the white working class, look beyond Hillbilly Elegy.

by
Danny Duncan Collum

“Letters connect us to the past and future, soldering people together across time and space.”

by
Faith-Marie Zamblé

Three culture recommendations from our editors. 

by
The Editors
Vision
Books

A review of Out of Darkness, Shining Light, by Petina Gappah.

by
Elinam Agbo

A conversation with Matthias Roberts, author of Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms

by
Betsy Shirley, Matthias Roberts

A review of Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization, Second Edition, by Sharon Delgado.

by
Bill Wylie-Kellermann
Vision
Poetry

A poem. 

by
Devon Miller-Duggan
Vision
Living The Word

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A. 

by
M. Daniel Carroll R.
Vision
H'rumphs

Funny business by Ed Spivey Jr. 

by
Ed Spivey Jr.