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Sojourners Magazine: May 2018

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Resurrection is all around us, especially in the moral movement reigniting Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1968 Poor People's Campaign. Though the original campaign ended in mud and tension, now--50 years later--a coalition of those most directly affected by racism, poverty, militarism, and ecological devastation are picking up where King left off. 

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Fifty years later, a new moral movement picks up where Martin Luther King Jr.'s final campaign left off. But will it succeed?


Jesus' parable about mustard seeds is surprisingly subversive.
How I came to see St. Augustine as part of my family.
Loving our neighbors means doing something when they're forced out.
Tips for congregations wrestling with the mass displacement crisis.


Young Christian activists see promise in the nation's leadership change.
The cash bail bond system is undemocratic, immoral, and unfair.
The massive natural disaster showed how colonialism still ravages Puerto Rico.

Culture Watch

Bruce Cockburn's long, prophetic musical pilgrimage.
Principalities in Particular: A Practical Theology of the Powers That Be, by Bill Wylie-Kellermann. Fortress Press. 
The Re-birth of a Born-Again Christian: A Memoir, by James A. Sanders. Cascade Books.
Fred Rogers provided a secure island of love and goodness for the country's children.
The courage of women like Clarice Starling is everywhere.
Bigger Than Your Box, by Joy Ike.
Four questions for a pastor who started a mobile tiny house project.


Four May recommendations from our culture editors.
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B


Do we call into question the logic model of identity politics?
Hope means believing in spite of the evidence, then watching the evidence change.
Jesus rose in three days but some forms of resurrection seem to take longer.
He is risen, but has anything changed?