Sojourners Magazine: September/October 2020
If we want people to vote, we need to talk about power — and outsmart the deliberate barriers placed in the way.
How to outsmart the deliberate barriers placed in voters’ way.
How will our ongoing traumas affect the way our kids see the world, God, and faith?
There was no original innocence; the heresy of white supremacy and its resulting sins were there from the beginning.
We are facing a moral crossroads for our nation.
Voter access is a test of our faith and our democracy.
Too many students have been dehumanized, disrespected, and criminalized by police in their schools.
The DACA decision was a temporary victory, but it does not dismantle the massive deportation machine.
Americans must vow to never relive the ongoing horror of 2020.
Revisiting my entangled and complicit family history.
Three culture recommendations from our editors.
The wealthy own everything, so when’s the revolution?
How the coronavirus pandemic could bring more democracy to U.S. theater.
“Crime shows are propaganda for the police, telling the American psyche that we need cops to maintain order.”
A review of One Coin Found: How God’s Love Stretches to the Margins, by Emmy Kegler.
A review of A Fortune for Your Disaster, by Hanif Abdurraqib.
A review of Gun Island, by Amitav Ghosh.
September reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A.
October reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A.
Why Conservatives Are Turning Against Capital Punishment
The death penalty does not align with values like the sanctity of human life, individual liberty, and limited government.