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New & Noteworthy

Four November cultural recommendations from our editors.
Our Streets

Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis use their backgrounds as activists and artists to create Whose Streets?, a gripping documentary about the Ferguson uprising. Through scenes of hope and resistance, Whose Streets? reclaims Mike Brown’s story and shows Ferguson through the eyes of those who experienced it.

Embracing the Stranger

In A Better Country: Embracing the Refugees in our Midst, Cindy M. Wu asks, “How can we [U.S. Christians] be better at loving mercy and doing justice with regard to refugees?” This workbook helps individuals and groups explore this question “theologically and practically.” Includes seven lessons and action plan instructions. William Carey Library

A Narrative of Hope

In I Have Learned from the Least: My Life, My Hopes, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, archbishop of Manila and renowned theologian, reflects on his vocational journey and topics including religious pluralism, liberation theology in Asia, and an ethic of ecology. Edited by Gerolamo and Lorenzo Fazzini. Orbis Books

Saints & Sinners

Karen Wright Marsh highlights notable believers in Vintage Saints and Sinners: 25 Christians Who Transformed My Faith. Featuring lessons from Søren Kierkegaard, Fannie Lou Hamer, Mary Paik Lee, and more, Marsh uses her own faith narrative to reveal that we are not so different from these “vintage saints.” InterVarsity Press

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