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Sojourners Magazine: June 2021

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How to deprogram followers of Trumpism and other extremist cults.

Features

Abstract illustrations of ears, hands, and a church building in a sinister red.

How to deprogram followers of Trumpism and other extremist cults.

by
Gina Ciliberto
Magazine
Features

Corruption and climate disaster push many people in Honduras and elsewhere to make the uncertain journey north.

by
Gregg Brekke
Illustration of a white person's hand refusing a book being held out by a Black person's hand.

Inside the denomination's rejection of critical race theory.

by
Kenyatta R. Gilbert

Voices

Voices
Mobilizing Hope
Illustration of a person knocking down a brick wall and seeing a voting booth on the other side.

The ongoing work for voting rights.

Voices
From The Editors
Pastor José Chicas spent 1,300 days in sanctuary in Durham, N.C. He returned home in January. / Illustration by Jenny Kroik

Christians must put their purchasing power where their morals are.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary
Illustration of a globe with a vaccine vial wrapped around it.

Rejecting the prospect of two parallel worlds.

by
Jonathan D. Quick
Illustration of a hand sticking out of an Amazon box pushing away a library building with books flying out.

Amazon's challenge to big and dangerous thoughts.

by
Danny Duncan Collum
Illustration of hands with many skin colors pushing a lever together.

To accelerate racial justice, we need a national truth commission—lessons and warnings from those who have been there before.

by
Joyce Hobson Johnson, Rev. Nelson N. Johnson
Voices
Columns
Illustration of hands holding drawings of hearts.

What if sexual identity holds a special place in the complex beauty of the natural order?

by
Rose Marie Berger
Silhouettes of faces looking up toward a sun.

People of European descent have a simple choice.

by
Lisa Sharon Harper
Voices
Eyewitness
A photo of the Texas power grids during the power outage in February.

Texas ought to have a climate plan because that's the loving thing to do.

by
Bee Moorhead

Vision

Vision
Culture
A scene from 'Work In Progress' shows Abby, the main character, at a club in pink light.

Showtime's Work In Progress plumbs pain and humor.

by
Da'Shawn Mosley
A Black man and a white man "high-fiving" each other with their elbows.

An unlikely partnership in Kentucky.

by
Danny Duncan Collum

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors
A vintage photo of two Black women laughing and playing instruments in church.

Fiction writer Deesha Philyaw explores their complexities.

by
Rebecca Riley
Vision
Books

A review of Jeffrey Bilbro's Reading the Times.

by
Greg Williams
The cover of 'The Prophets' by Robert Jones, Jr. features silhouettes of faces in teal, blue and white.

A review of Robert Jones Jr.'s The Prophets

by
Elinam Agbo
Vision
Poetry

A poem.

by
Jeffrey Thomson
Vision
Living The Word

June reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B.

by
Isaac S. Villegas
Vision
H'rumphs

From our guest humor columnist.

by
Joey Chin