Sojourners Magazine: January 2017
After Donald Trump won the election, one thing became abundantly clear: With white evangelicals and Catholics voting in such large numbers for a candidate who, as historian Heath Carter describes in this issue, "articualted a virulently racist, misogynistic, ethnocentric brand of nationalism," something is wrong with our Christian confession. So we asked a few Christian leaders to explain the best ways for followers of Jesus to practice resistance. The responses varied but share a familiar theme: Christians must stand in solidarity with the vulnerable. Now and always.