September/October 2013 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)
Pastor, Prophet, Pope
Pope Francis’ spirit of reform holds much promise for those seeking to alter the status quo—in the Catholic Church and beyond.
By Stephen F. Schneck
‘Simple is the New Chic’
John Carr on Pope Francis’ trickle-down effect.
By Jim Rice
PLUS: What About the Women?
By Carol Keehan
Gaza: The Persistent Paradox
A land at once ugly, impoverished, beautiful, and rich.
Text and photos by Ryan Rodrick Beiler
The World as God Intends
New survey data on pastors and social justice.
By Ed Stetzer
The City of God and the City of Cain
How taking it to the streets is changing theological education.
By Mathew Myer Boulton
A Community of Strangers
Can a law make us love our neighbor?
By Stacy Martin
Boxers and Saints: An Interview with Gene Luen Yang
Review: Resisting Structural Evil; Interview: Kathryn Joyce; Excerpt: Pastrix, by Nadia Bolz-Weber
By Gareth Higgins
Eyes and Ears
By Danny Duncan Collum
‘Forward Together, Not One Step Back!’
A grassroots resistance movement emerges in North Carolina.
By Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
Refusing to be Forgotten
Korean sex slaves—so-called “comfort women”—stand up for respect and justice.
By Aimee Kang
A Revolution of Rising Expectations
Dreams of a better life—and political corruption—spark rising protests around the world.
By Duane Shank
Hearts & Minds: Equal Protection—for All
By Jim Wallis
Moving Mountains: ‘Fighting Words’ from the Supreme Court
By Lisa Sharon Harper
Grain of Salt: The Party of No Compromise
By Jim Rice
Deep Economy: A Step Towards Healing
By Bill McKibben
H'rumphs: Be Nice. They’re listening (and taking notes).
By Ed Spivey Jr.
Letters: | Poetic Injustice | Just A Declining Ratio | Teaching Awareness | Servant Leadership | Hope Floats |
Poetry: They Will Kill You
By Ewuare X. Osayande
Short Takes: Four Questions for Khaipi
Interview by Dawn Araujo
Living the Word: Texts of Terror and Wealth
By Martin L. Smith