Sojourners Magazine: February 2016
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What if white Christians acted more Christian than white? That's the question Sojourners' president Jim Wallis is asking in his new book America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America. In our cover story, read an excerpt and explore why "we can no longer be afraid of the truth about race in this country- past, present, and future."
A new generation, of all races, is leading the way to a future where our growing diversity is experienced as a great benefit, not a threat.
Is socialism, like the communism of old, fundamentally inconsistent with Christian faith?
An interview with Andrew Wilkes on Christianity and socialism.
To be prophetic preachers, we must understand the blues.
Ten years after the release of his best-selling book, Irresistible Revolution, Shane Claiborne talks with Jim Wallis about nonconformity, ending the death penalty, and cutting his hair.
The mayor of Allentown, Pa., opens town doors- but not without pushback.
From churches to the FDIC, there's a new financial environment where responsible lending can flourish.
Tracking immigration reform in the U.S. courts and its impact on families.
Hip-hop, spoken word, and the voice of prophetic ethics.
From The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, editor-in-chief. Published by HarperOne (2015).
Courage was sometimes in short supply among the mainstream media.
Four February culture recommendations from our editors.
Here are my picks for the best films of 2015.
The Armor of Light, directed by Abigail E. Disney. Fork Films.
Felicity: Poems, by Mary Oliver. Penguin Press.
Down at the Cross
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
The damage Exxon has done will keep on accelerating for centuries to come.
It's winter. So snuggle up, and tune out.
I came home from the hospital feeling deep appreciation for all the blessings in my life.
But now is the time to dream and plan and begin to build the world we want.