Sojourners Magazine: December 2022
Activist Vanessa Nakate on Jesus, erasure, and the climate crisis in the Horn of Africa.
The image that first brought Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate to many people's attention is one that cropped her out. Now, she spreads her message without apology or fear of erasure.
“I struggle with my encounters with Indigenous Christians because it feels like the ultimate betrayal.”
Clarence Jordan and the Koinonia community fought Jim Crow with a “cow library” and a radical faith. There's still work to do today.
Why this could be the year we start saving the planet (and what Christians can do to help).
Clarence Jordan lived out the gospel through radical activism in the South during the civil rights movement. His life is a testament to practicing what you preach.
Entering into the holiday season with an Indigenous approach to gratitude.
In the face of Russia's “special military operation,” citizens are leaning into over 100 years of nonviolent history.
Praying for perseverance in the aftermath of the eastern Kentucky floods.
The CBS drama establishes a powerful narrative about how much of ourselves to give to anyone — or anything.
As we anticipate the birth of Jesus Christ, we must remember that God appeared in these tender places — in human flesh, in the womb of a refugee, at the site of vulnerability and oppression.
Half a century later, "Amazing Grace" — the best-selling gospel album of all time — still speaks to the Black experience and touches the souls of all.
Woman of Light highlights the triumphs and struggles of a people surviving under white colonial violence.
In Ottessa Moshfegh's Lapvona, life becomes increasingly awful, with no end in sight.
Three culture recommendations from our editors.
Is Gene Editing a Blessing or a Curse?
CRISPR technology might cure cancer — or unleash a new era of eugenics.
The Fringe Legal Theory That Could Manipulate Our Elections
How a North Carolina case could institute nationwide voter suppression.