Sojourners Magazine: June 2016
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What does racial justice have to do with environmentalism? For Sierra Club president Aaron Mair: everything. The effects of climate change and pollution are more likely felt in communities of color--and the existing health disparities prove it. Through an interview with the first African American president of the Sierra Club, our cover story looks at how how different justice issues--civil rights, fair wages, environmental justice--are all essential to ensuring safe neighborhoods and a sustainable planet.
Sierra Club President Aaron Mair on why we must pursue racial and environmental justice together.
The Daily Show calls it the 'religious turducken.' Find out why.
It's not just good for the environment. Riding bikes reminds us of our mortality.
Kenya is home to 70 languages, 42 ethnic groups, and at least one terrorist organization. Young peace activists are bridging these differences, one issue at a time.
Two stories of transformation by God's love and power.
Since 2011, hundreds of environmental activists have been murdered in Honduras and around the world.
Preparing for the first full gathering of Orthodox Christians in 12 centuries has been a holy mess - but it's a gift nonetheless.
Will women be required to register for war? It's a matter of Christian conscience.
The poetry of Parneshia Jones bears witness to the past and the present.
Rewilding the Way: Break Free to Follow an Untamed God, by Todd Wynward. Herald Press.
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, by Adam Hochschild. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
An astrophysicist and ordained pastor looks for God in new ways.
HWY 62 is peopled with prisoners, deportees, the evicted, and other 21st-century American outcasts.
Four June culture recommendations from our editors.
Eye in the Sky doesn't offer easy answers, only difficult questions.
Eating the Bread of Anxious Toil
Letters to the Editor from Sojourners Readers
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
Is joy not a betrayal, I wondered, of everyone who remains wounded?
If you're not afraid of what we've unleashed, its because you're not paying sufficient attention.
Funny Business with Ed Spivey Jr.
Jesus told his disciples again and again: "Be not afraid."
The Israeli government claimed their land and shut off their electricity in an effort to push them out. But they're not leaving.