New & Noteworthy: A Lyrical Memoir, Reclaiming Scripture, and More | Sojourners

New & Noteworthy: A Lyrical Memoir, Reclaiming Scripture, and More

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The cover for 'Concrete Kids' features an illustration of a teen with an afro and roses placed throughout it. The scene from 'Nasrin' is a photo of a march for human rights in Iran.

Captured Behind Bars

Filmmakers in Iran risked arrest to help document Nasrin, a compelling portrait of Iranian human rights lawyer and political prisoner Nasrin Sotoudeh. The film highlights her activism and the power of the Iranian women’s rights movement today. Virgil Films.

Return to the Roots

Who Stole My Bible? Reclaiming Scripture as a Handbook for Resisting Tyranny, by Jennifer Butler, remedies authoritarian misrepresentations of the biblical mandate for justice. This practical guide dissects nine Bible stories and presents tools for embodying faith as liberation. Faith in Public Life.

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