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Sojourners Magazine: November 2021

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A look back: Sojourners magazine was born 50 years ago this fall. A glimpse of the people who got it all started.

Features

A glimpse of the people who got it all started. 

by
The Editors
Magazine
Features
Illustration of Shireen Hilal, Sally Azar, Najla Kassab, Rima Nasrallah, Grace Al-Zoughbi, and Rola Sleiman preaching from different pulpits

In the region, as elsewhere, the stained-glass ceiling is beginning to crack.

by
Mae Elise Cannon
A blue and purple illustration of a human torso and head

How the Bible affirms transgender and nonbinary people. 

by
Joy Ladin

Voices

Voices
Mobilizing Hope
An illustration of a tree and its roots with people along the branches and trunk

We’re looking forward to the next 50 years of speaking truth to power.

Voices
From The Editors
An illustration of Megan Rohrer with her quote "I wanted to find a way to translate God's unbreakable love to people"

The first issue of what became Sojourners magazine addressed topics that are still very relevant. 

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary
An illustration of a plate filled with tamarind pods, cacti, and tamales

Is this the price we must pay for entrance into delight, rest, or relationships?

by
Sandy Ovalle Martínez
Illustration of the Islamic crescent and stars separated by a barbed wire fence

Will we stand with our Uyghur neighbors?

by
Bill Clark
Illustration of three raised fists emerging from shirt sleeves in the colors of the flag of Afghanistan

The region has a rich history of nonviolent resistance.

by
Ahmadullah Archiwal
Voices
Columns
An illustration of two street signs, "Disaster Blvd" and "Paradise Ave"

His mortal remains are tucked in the earth—while his soul cracks jokes with the saints.

by
Rose Marie Berger
Illustration of an autumnal leaf overlaid by yellow hands

I’ll keep on loving this holy, physical world.

by
Liuan Huska
Voices
Eyewitness

Farmworkers are putting their lives on the line to pick food for our communities.

by
María Cecilia Hinojos Pressey

Vision

Vision
Culture
An older, white woman reaches toward the camera with her eyes closed

Digital technology consistently outruns our capacity to manage it. 

by
Danny Duncan Collum
A row of people in astronaut suits

Apple TV+'s series takes some small steps ... but not for all "mankind."

by
Mitchell Atencio
Awalmir and Riley eat a meal on the floor of the living room

The CBS show United States of Al may spend Season 2 grappling with what off-screen reality means for its characters.

by
Da'Shawn Mosley
Vision
Books

Complicated characters care for one another while wrestling with the pain they perpetuate. 

by
Elinam Agbo

Katharine Hayhoe's new book helps us save the things we love.

by
Liuan Huska

Three culture recommendations from our editors. 

by
The Editors
Vision
Poetry

A poem. 

by
Luke Sawczak
Vision
Living The Word

November reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B. 

by
Isaac S. Villegas
Vision
H'rumphs

When stepping out on the dance floor feels like a theological risk.

by
Joey Chin