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Sojourners Magazine: January 2022

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American workers are exhausted. Can an ancient biblical practice show us a way out?

Features

An alarm clock reads "Thou Shalt Snooze"

Holy rest is only possible in community. 

by
Rachel Anderson
Magazine
Features
An illustration of a fractured collage of a person's face as they hold their neck

Faith leaders must suspend the belief that mental health clinicians will minimize religious belief, and clinicians must trust in collaboration.

by
Katie O'Dunne
An illustration of differently shaped blocks floating above the entrance to a church

New internet technologies present new options—and questions—for Christians' work for justice.

by
Mitchell Atencio

Voices

Voices
Mobilizing Hope
Illustration of two white hands emerging from a rocky pool at night with water cascading down them

Mary reminds us that, ultimately, the mighty will be brought down from their thrones and the hungry will be filled with good things. 

Voices
From The Editor
An illustration of Tricia Hersey with her quote, "It's more than a nap; it's a pushback and disruption to help make people see themselves as divine human beings."

Technological advances must be coupled with a commitment to community.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary
Illustration of the silhouette of a t-shirt with a red tag featuring a human outline

Going beyond ethical shopping to stand in solidarity with garment workers.

by
Céire Kealty
Illustration of pathogens floating over a place setting

Our myriad crises are exacerbated by our lack of global cooperation.

by
Vinoth Ramachandra
Illustration of strings tied around a history book pulling it in different directions

How to have constructive conversations amid anti-CRT mania.

by
David Wiley Campt, Allison Mahaley
Voices
Columns
Illustration of the silhouette of a Black woman's head overlaid on an old manuscript

A paradigm-shifting lectionary embraces the Bible's liberating power.

by
Rose Marie Berger
The outline of a gift box made from twigs, vines, and leaves

Holding onto wonder in the face of loss.

by
Liuan Huska
Voices
Eyewitness
A Black woman leans to speak to a masked Black child amid a sea of small, white flags

'In America: Remember’ was a vast field of flags: one for each person who died from COVID-19. 

by
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg

Vision

Vision
Culture
An image of the stars of Dopesick with OxyContin pills floating around them

Dopesick and Purdue Pharma's deadly lies.

by
Danny Duncan Collum
Lawrence Joseph gestures with his hand as he looks off camera

Unarguably heavy words roll easily off poet Lawrence Joseph's tongue.

by
Robert Hirschfield
A woman stands in a kitchen with objects piled all over a table and along the walls

Hoarders reminds us that sorting people is never as easy as “good” and “bad.”

by
Da’Shawn Mosley
Vision
Books

Michael J. O'Loughlin's Hidden Mercy draws attention to Catholics who fought HIV/AIDS injustice with compassion.

by
Arthur G. Fitzmaurice

Three culture recommendations from our editors. 

by
The Editors

Colorism, freedom, and the loneliness of love in Kaitlyn Greenidge's Libertie.

by
Elinam Agbo
Vision
Poetry

Isaiah 53:7-8; Acts 8:26-39

by
Julie L. Moore
Vision
Living The Word

January reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.

by
T. Denise Anderson
Vision
H'rumphs

How to align your spiritual stocks with the BIBL.

by
Joey Chin