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Sojourners Magazine: December 2019

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Around the world, visual artists are transforming objects "created for evil" into works of beauty and power.

Features

Four artists who chose to turn trauma into sights to behold.

by
Andrea M. Couture
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Features

Though it's touted as a solution to our economic woes, universal basic income is a distraction from what workers need most. 

by
Danny Duncan Collum

"Everyone is welcome to bring their own traditions; only sexism, racism, homophobia, and other forms of exclusion are off the table."

by
Stephanie Russell-Kraft

Voices

Voices
Hearts & Minds

Jesus’ birth was an event destined to radically transform the earth with the kingdom of God.

President and Founder
Voices
From The Editors

Truly (and vulnerably) engaging with art requires moral courage.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary

The Magnificat is a call to action.

by
Nancy Frausto

A Palestinian state is as necessary for peace as a secure Israel.

by
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, Andrew Wickersham

The Anglican Church of Canada models restitution to Indigenous communities.

by
Virginia Doctor
Voices
Columns

"In my home, I am the faith gauge."

by
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros

 Poems, like prophets, say more with less.

by
Jeania Ree V. Moore

The moment to decide how we will respond to climate change is now.

by
Bill McKibben
Voices
Eyewitness

As told to Sojourners.

by
William Fellows

Vision

Vision
Culture

James Turrell's installations limit what viewers see, creating opportunity for beauty and chaos. 

by
Faith-Marie Zamblé

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors

Honoring the poet who always left space for grace to flow.

by
Robert Hirschfield

Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life provokes difficult questions, doubt, and belief. 

by
Abby Olcese
Vision
Books

A review of The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe, by Richard Rohr.

by
Jon Little

A review of The Adjunct Underclass: How America’s Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, and Their Mission, by Herb Childress.

by
Whitney Rio-Ross

A review of Soul Space: Creating Places and Lives that Make a Difference, by Linda Lawrence Hunt

by
Julienne Gage
Vision
Poetry

A poem.

by
Pamela S. Wynn
Vision
Living The Word

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A. 

by
Kenyatta R. Gilbert
Vision
H'rumphs

Funny business by Ed Spivey Jr.

by
Ed Spivey Jr.