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Sojourners Magazine: September/October 2019

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Many Christians assume that having an enemy is a botched form of discipleship resulting from failed reconciliation. But the expectation of the gospel of Jesus Christ is that we will have enemies. 

Features

If you're going to love your enemies, you need to know who they are.

by
Melissa Florer-Bixler
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Features

An interview with Michael W. Twitty, author of The Cooking Gene.

by
Michael W. Twitty, E. Ethelbert Miller

Christian feminists fight for #ChurchToo in Bolsonaro's Brazil.

by
Zoe Sullivan

Voices

Voices
Hearts & Minds

It's challenging to offer thanksgiving for a presidency filled with so much cruelty.

President and Founder
Voices
From The Editors

With any change comes the potential of disruption.

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary

In sub-Saharan Africa, people are really suffering—not tomorrow, but today.

by
Melody Zhang

Lawsuits again pit religious freedom against LGBTQ rights.

by
Kathryn Post

With no weapons but their bodies and an indomitable spirit, the people of Sudan demand civilian rule.

by
Nico Plooijer
Voices
Columns

White supremacy teaches false, hierarchical models of creation limiting who is in the circle of care.

by
Jeania Ree V. Moore

We can blame governments and unjust laws, but eventually we have to face ourselves as active participants.

by
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros

It's not okay to make ninth-graders save the planet by themselves.

by
Bill McKibben
Voices
Eyewitness

“When 6 o’clock comes, it’s like Cinderella: You have to go back.”

by
Anonymous

Vision

Vision
Culture

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors

Finding truth in dark films.

by
Abby Olcese

Heidi Schreck debates in What the Constitution Means to Me

by
Stephanie Sandberg

College and university art museums exhibit the dangers facing our environment.

by
Menachem Wecker

Our membership in the beloved community is unrelated to our accomplishments.

by
Faith-Marie Zamblé
Vision
Books

Capturing the complexities of consumerist culture in Ling Ma's novel, Severance.

by
Elinam Agbo

A conversation with Robert W. Lee IV, author of A Sin By Any Other Name: Reckoning With Racism and the Heritage of the South

by
Robert W. Lee IV, Da'Shawn Mosley
Vision
Poetry

A poem

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Living The Word

September reflections on scripture from the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.

by
Kenyatta R. Gilbert

October reflections on scripture from the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.

by
Kenyatta R. Gilbert
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H'rumphs

Funny business by Ed Spivey Jr.

by
Ed Spivey Jr.