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Sojourners Magazine: February 2021

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Artist Makoto Fujimura on loving what is broken and the holy work of repair.

Features

Mako Fujimura holds a bowl with golden kintsugi cracks.

Artist Makoto Fujimura on loving what is broken and the holy work of repair.

by
Julie Polter
Magazine
Features
Graphic of an eye with symbols surrounding it, a crown, feathers, etc.

A Bible study on Matthew 11.

by
Reta Halteman Finger
Portrait of a young person who is made up of pixels.

The civil rights activist talks with Da'Shawn Mosley about technology, history, and finding one's voice.

by
Da'Shawn Mosley

Voices

Voices
Mobilizing Hope
Illustration of two people building a bridge from both sides of a canyon.

How we get from polarization to the common good.

Voices
From The Editors
Illustration of vaccine vials with pink and red hearts.

Coinciding with the onset of a new political administration, at Sojourners we’ve also been going through a significant passing of the torch.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary
Illustration of a young person looking up at large phones and tablets with exclamation points, swirls, etc.

Knowledge of the Holocaust can help diminish extremism.

by
Rev. Mark E. Fowler
Illustration of a chained link fence and barbed wire.

Simply reversing Trump's more extreme policies will not be enough.

by
Jonathan Kuttab
Illustration of a bridge being repaired. The bridge is arched and has the stripes of an American flag.

We need bold policies to move forward.

by
Jim Simpson
Voices
Columns
Silhouette of a musician playing the saxophone with music notes wafting into the air.

“Is music pleasure, prayer, and praise in one?”

by
Rose Marie Berger
An abstract figure of a human dancing.

Let's dance and shake 2020 out of our systems.

by
Lisa Sharon Harper
Voices
Eyewitness
A Memorial to Survivors of Sexual Violence in Minneapolis. The murals are done with mosaics of blue, silver, brown and red colors.

“It's for all the people hurt in the past who weren't able to speak their truth.”

by
Lori Greene

Vision

Vision
Culture
The cover of the New York Times Magazine that discussed the 1619 Project.

Bacon's Rebellion in 1676 reminds us that the concept of race in America began as a way to ensure domination by the wealthy.

by
Danny Duncan Collum
A shattered flower vase.

Kirsten Kelly and Rev. Tawana Davis help faith leaders address domestic violence.

by
Stephanie Sandberg
The Morales family in the show Gentefied stand on a street in Los Angeles.

The representation, humor, and heart of Netflix's 'Gentefied.'

by
Da'Shawn Mosley
A Korean father and his son stand in a field in rural Arkansas in a scene from Minari. Next to it is the cover of Asha Lemmie's novel 'Fifty Words for Rain'

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors
Vision
Books
The cover of 'Prey Tell' by Tiffany Bluhm. It has a yellow background with white feathers.

An excerpt from Tiffany Bluhm's 'Prey Tell.'

by
Tiffany Bluhm
The cover 'The African Methodist Episcopal Church' by Dennis DIckerson

Dennis C. Dickerson on the legacy of the church's ancestors.

by
Lester P. Lee Jr.
The cover of 'After Whiteness' by Willie Jennings.

Whiteness strangles the possibilities of dense life together, writes Willie James Jennings.

by
Ryan Stewart
Vision
Poetry

A poem.

by
Divya Mehrish
Vision
Living The Word

February Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B.

by
Isaac S. Villegas
Vision
H'rumphs

From our humor columnist.

by
Ed Spivey Jr.