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Sojourners Magazine: March 2022

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Raising our children for joy amid climate catastrophe.

Features

Illustration of a dragon wreaking havoc around a plant-filled house protecting a parent and child

Parenting in perilous times requires keeping our children safe – and empowering them for action.

by
Lydia Wylie-Kellermann
Magazine
Features
Two photos of Charles Rodgers lovingly holding his young daughter Mia

How can we avoid judging a person by the worst thing they've done?

by
Michaela Bruzzese, Charles Rodgers
Illustration of a person floating in the water as a cross-like figure and sun descend behind them
On Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula, Maya organizers are still battling the ghosts of history.
by
Lars Åkerson

Voices

Voices
Mobilizing Hope
Illustration of voters standing in a field marking an enlarged ranked choice ballot

Two electoral reforms that will advance the common good in the 2022 midterm elections.

Voices
From The Editor
Illustration of Tiara Cooper with her quote, "My goal is to set the captives free."

Lydia Wylie-Kellermann wrestles with one of the central dilemmas of parenting: the tension between protecting our children and empowering them for action.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary
Illustration of hands folded in prayer forming a doorway above planet Earth

Amid climate disruption, we need a spiritual revolution rooted in repentance.

by
Mark L. MacDonald
Illustration of rainbow lights beamed out the windows of a church steeple

Religion reporting must capture the nuances of LGBTQIA+ need for both survival and spirituality.

by
Emmy Kegler
An illustration of a cross-shaped crane lifting an orange box into the sky

With worker co-ops, there would be no reason to circle the globe for ever-cheaper labor.

by
Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger, Joerg Rieger
Voices
Columns
Illustration of a dark hand holding in its palm a haloed planet Earth

Buried in scriptures and commentaries, the growing climate crisis demands that they be found.

by
Bill McKibben
Illustration of a loaf of bread floating sideways in a tempestuous sea

Here is my heart, O God. Let me be like you in all my ways.

by
Rose Marie Berger
Voices
Eyewitness
Rohingya youth stand atop tarp roofs as they watch fire spread in the treeline

The world needs to see what is happening to Rohingya refugees.

by
Mainul Islam

Vision

Vision
Culture
A spy dressed as a flight attendant with sunglasses exits the Tehran airport

The power of the TV drama lies partly in how it parallels reality.

by
Da’Shawn Mosley

How Coca-Cola kicked off 40 years of “corporate wokeness.”

by
Danny Duncan Collum
Mykal Kilgore stretches his arms to the sky with his locs wrapped around his hand

R&B artist Mykal Kilgore celebrates the holiness in being our whole selves.

by
Rebecca Riley
Vision
Books

‘The Vanishing’ details threats to Christian communities in the Middle East.

by
Elizabeth Becker

John Noltner’s ‘Portraits of Peace’ propels us to do the next hard thing.

by
Liz Bierly

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors
Vision
Poetry

A poem.

by
Kathleen Hellen
Vision
Living The Word

March reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.

by
T. Denise Anderson
Vision
H'rumphs

Are we as a country capable of abandoning sweatpants, after all they've done for us?

by
Beth Cooper-Chrismon