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Sojourners Magazine: August 2020

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Breathe in. Breathe out. Before the coronavirus, some people did that without a second thought; others struggled to breathe at all. 

Features

How to rebuke death and love your neighbors, in a pandemic and beyond.

by
Julie Polter
Magazine
Features

How Christians are reckoning with the contradiction between “love your enemies” and nuclear weapons.

by
Margaret R. Pfeil

Once persecuted by the Ku Klux Klan, some Catholics now embrace the most extreme forms of racial hatred. 

by
Eric Martin

Voices

Voices
Hearts & Minds

What are white Christians willing to risk to secure safety, health, and equity for their brothers and sisters of color?

President and Founder
Voices
From The Editors

“One step will not eradicate 400 years of structured racism, but that’s how every journey begins.”

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary

How can we live now in a way that our future selves—and generations to come—will look back with gratitude?

by
Mariann Edgar Budde

Most Americans oppose opening churches too soon. But some believe God offers them special protection.

by
Eric L. McDaniel

The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is disguising an argument for militarism as one for equality.

by
Maria Santelli
Voices
Columns

We can’t just return to some old normal. 

by
Bill McKibben

Uncovering primordial truths of my being and belonging in the world.

by
Jeania Ree V. Moore

Finding predictability in an unpredictable time.

by
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros
Voices
Eyewitness

As told to Sojourners.

by
Chuck Hoffman

Vision

Vision
Culture

“If I were a devout Christian, I would be devoutly offended.”

by
Chuck Armstrong

Why George Miller's post-apocalyptic Mad Max series is perfect for uncertain times.

by
Abby Olcese

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors

Fetch the Bolt Cutters is the companion to our quarantined existence.

by
Faith-Marie Zamblé
Vision
Books

A review of Brit Bennett's newest novel.

by
Elinam Agbo

A review of In the Lateness of the World: Poems, by Carolyn Forché.

by
Whitney Rio-Ross

A review of One Long River of Song: Notes on Wonder, by Brian Doyle.

by
Jon Little
Vision
Poetry

A poem.

by
Matthew J. Andrews
Vision
Living The Word

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A.

by
Valerie Bridgeman
Vision
H'rumphs

Funny business by Ed Spivey Jr. 

by
Ed Spivey Jr.