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Sojourners Magazine: June 2020

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“We are your people, God, giving and loving, for as long as it takes.”

Features

A Prayer in the Time of Coronavirus, illustration by Ale De la Torre

A prayer for the people of God in the time of coronavirus.

by
Barbara Glasson, Ale De la Torre
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Features

How rural organizers are building change in their communities by focusing on what politicians ignore: relationships.

by
Matthew Hildreth

Revealing the false gods in our public spaces.

by
Melissa Florer-Bixler

What the Bible's liberating word means to those most oppressed by the South Asian caste system.

by
Daniel Sunkari

Voices

Voices
Hearts & Minds

It’s critical that—even as we stand apart from each other for our physical health—we find new ways to stand together. 

Founder
Voices
From The Editors

Our politics cannot be unaffected by the truths uncovered by the pandemic.

by Jim Rice
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Commentary

The coronavirus has forced a global sabbath. Will it also lead to a global Jubilee?

by
Rose Marie Berger

A global review will render judgment on Trump’s appalling record.

by
Allyson McKinney Timm

My Chinese church was a life raft, but talking about sex was shameful.

by
Rowena Chiu
Voices
Columns

Growing up, I saw Martin Luther King Jr. as an eternal optimist.

by
Jeania Ree V. Moore

What my grandmother's pots of rue and aloe are teaching me during the pandemic.

by
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros

Interfaith dialogue must include Indigenous belief systems too.

by
Najeeba Syeed
Voices
Eyewitness

As told to Sojourners.

by
Kyle Joachim

Vision

Vision
Culture

Facing myself in truth, without attempting to display a self devoid of flaws, rough edges, and woundedness.

by
Faith-Marie Zamblé

Julia Alvarez on (mis)understanding the spiritual practice of centering prayer.

by
Julia Alvarez

In her film, Kirsten Johnson wrestles with her father's diagnosis and eventual death.

by
Abby Olcese

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors
Vision
Books

A review of The Myth of the American Dream: Reflections on Affluence, Autonomy, Safety, and Power, by D.L. Mayfield.

by
Elisa Crawley

An excerpt from I Am Not Your Enemy: Stories to Transform a Divided World.

by
Michael T. McRay

Poetry by Catherine de Vinck.

by
Robert Hirschfield
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Poetry
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Living The Word

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A.

by
Celeste Kennel-Shank
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H'rumphs

Funny business by Ed Spivey Jr. 

by
Ed Spivey Jr.