Sojourners Magazine: January 2016
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A long, long time ago, the prophet Hosea decried the predatory economy of ancient Israel. But as Walter Bruggemann explains in our cover story, the prophet's evocative poetry also identifies another consequence of acquisitive greed: environmental disaster.
Reading Hosea in the age of climate change.
You either walk toward love or away from it with every breath you draw.
Is procreation a divine mandate?
We can't understand race in America today without understanding prisons.
There are different ways to understand the gospel's call to peace- and that's a good thing.
Forced abortions may decrease, but China's government coercion is unchanged.
During an election year, the quality of mercy is sometimes strained.
Three ways Christians can respond to the ISIS crisis.
The film industry is dominated by white men. Does it matter?
Man Enough: How Jesus Redefines Manhood, by Nate Pyle. Zondervan.
Killing from the Inside Out: Moral Injury and Just War, by Robert Emmet Meagher. Cascade Books. Borderline: Reflections on War, Sex, and Church, by Stan Goff. Cascade Books.
Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology, and the Pulpit, by Leah D. Schade. Chalice Press.
Russia is as 'Christ-haunted' as Flannery O'Conner's Georgia or DeMent's Arkansas.
Four January culture recommendations from our editors.
In allowing Steve Jobs to be selfish, 'Steve Jobs' may make us look at ourselves.
Five questions for Julia de la Cruz
The Face of Juan Mendez
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
Consider for a moment what might have happened if the forces of anti-Catholic prejudice had won.
Savor 2015. Next year could get ugly.
Henri Nouwen's hunger and thirst for spiritual truth were never satisfied.
Heaney understood words as "bearers of history and mystery."