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.
Clarence Jordan and the Koinonia community fought Jim Crow with a “cow library” and a radical faith. There's still work to do today.
“I struggle with my encounters with Indigenous Christians because it feels like the ultimate betrayal.”
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.
How a North Carolina case could institute nationwide voter suppression.
CRISPR technology might cure cancer — or unleash a new era of eugenics.
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.
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.
Three culture recommendations from our editors.
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.