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Sojourners Magazine: March 2021

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The gospel is indeed good news for the poor—even in a crisis of poverty.

Features

Aerial view of cars waiting in a food line in a parking lot in Texas.

A biblical look at the crisis of poverty today.

by
Liz Theoharis
Magazine
Features
Illustration of a family holding hands, walking out of a cave.

The struggle in the country that is sick.

by
Danté Stewart
Graphic of various items related to policing. First aid kit, hand gun, cell phone, ambulance, etc

How faith and community leaders are reimagining public safety.

by
Stephanie Russell-Kraft

Voices

Voices
Hearts & Minds
Illustration of a hand holding a key.

Our life and mission for the future.

Founder and Ambassador
Voices
From The Editor
Illustration of someone's feet as they walk out a door.

Hope lies in recognizing that God is with us in the struggle.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary
Illustration of a face exhaling a purple puff of air.

Lent is an invitation to converse with grief in all its expressions.

by
Osheta Moore
Illustration of a virtual church zoom meeting.

Pentecostalism began as an interracial movement and held pacifist positions.

by
Miguel Petrosky
Illustration of a bomb next to hands holding out an empty bowl.

Biden must act to stop the famine.

by
Hassan El-Tayyab
Voices
Columns
Graphic of the planet with numbers going across it.

Climate math turns to moral issues.

by
Bill McKibben
Greek columns with a silhouette of Vice President Kamala Harris.

Institutions have the capacity to assimilate and co-opt critique instead of being transformed by it. 

by
Jeania Ree V. Moore
Voices
Eyewitness
Trump supporters at the Jan. 6 Capitol riot hold a cross that says 'Jesus Saves'

A student journalist's firsthand account of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

by
Madison Muller

Vision

Vision
Culture
A drummer sits at his drum set in a scene from 'Sound of Metal'

A review of Darius Marder’s drama Sound of Metal.

by
Abby Olcese
The cover of "Black Church" features a photo of the inside of a black church during the Civil Rights movement. A scene from The Long Song depicts a 19th century British woman with an enslaved young Jamaican woman.

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors
Vermeer's "A Lady Writing" depicts a woman sitting at a desk in a yellow robe writing.

Art isn't a stuffy thing behind glass but a conversation hundreds of years in the making.

by
Faith-Marie Zamblé
Colorful scribbles bursting out of a drawn heart within a human frame.

Exploring art as an access point to the soul.

by
Menachem Wecker
Vision
Books
The covers of "Patriotic Dissent" and "To Start A War"

“The horror, the futility, the farce of war in Iraq,” writes Daniel A. Sjursen, “was the turning point of my life.”

by
Weldon Nisly
The cover of "Darkness is as Light."

Darkness is as Light offers spirituality for difficult times.

by
Julie Vassilatos
The cover of "Decolonizing Christianity"

An excerpt from Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers.

by
Miguel A. De La Torre
Vision
Poetry

A poem.

by
Benjamin Schmitt
Vision
Living The Word

March reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B.

by
Isaac S. Villegas
Vision
H'rumphs

From our humor columnist.

by
Ed Spivey Jr.