Exodus from Empire

Issue 46, Summer 2017

Issue 46

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The dominant script of both selves and communities in our society, for both liberals and conservatives, is the script of therapeutic, technological, consumerist militarism that permeates every dimension
of our common life. It is our task to detach ourselves from that powerful script.
Walter Brueggemann

  • Editorial: I Question the Benefits of Empire
    Aiden Enns 6
  • Feature Material
  • To my White Evangelical Friends and Family in the U.S.
    Seth Martin 10
  • Dignity and Love become Threads of Belief
    Carolyn Elliott-Magwood 12
  • The Best Worst Time I Was Almost Thrown out of a Christian Summer Sports Camp
    S. Melnick 14
  • The Death Knell of Christianity
    Melissa Mayer 17
  • Sexual Liberation of the Post-Evangelical
    Kristy Woudstra 20
  • Home no More: Chronicles from Pioneer Camp Alumni
    Kathryn Gray 22
  • When I Pushed, They Didn’t Budge: An Interview with Elijah Walker
    Trevor Johnson 29
  • How to Leave
    Trevor Johnson 30
  • Breathing
    Bryan Sandberg 32
  • When it Sticks
    William Stell 34
  • Broken Connections, Whole Choices
    Barbara Lyghtel Rohrer 35
  • The Fling Itself
    Katie Hoogendam 38
  • Reflections on Anti-Oppression Work in North America: An Interview with Sarah Thompson
    Meghan Mast 42
  • Welcoming the Stranger in Need
    Alfredo Barahona 44
  • The Simone Way: A Personal Journal
    Mylene Gamache 45
  • ‘No One Wants to be a Refugee’ An Interview with Yahya Samatar
    Meghan Mast 48
  • Hidden Figures: Guards Whites Feelings (movie review)
    Mandy Elliott and Rachel Barber 56
  • Fresh Starts and Broken Systems
    Nawal Tajdin 64
  • Some Principles for White Anti-Racist Work
    Tammerie Day 66
  • Photos
  • If Black Lives Matter We Should . . .
    Anthony Milian 7
  • Long Way from Home
    Michelle Both 15
  • Comics
  • Born Again (again): A Christian Detox Game
    Geez staff 24
  • Outro
    Meredith W. Park 52
  • Regulars
  • Letters
  • Civil Disobedience
    James Wilt 72
  • Christian Leaders Protest Trump’s Budget Plan
  • Smiling Woman Beat Back Far-Right Islamophobes
  • Sanctuary Church Concept Continues to Spread
  • More than 1,000 Filipino Catholics Protest Extrajudicial Killings
  • Catholics in Arkansas Continue to Pray Against Capital Punishment
  • Prominent Black Preacher Calls for “Season of Civil Disobedience”
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams
    Kathy Kern 75
  • Hebron
  • Colombia
  • Indigenous Solidarity
  • Iraq
  • Feministry
    Bre Woligroski 76
  • More Female Pastors in the United States
  • Orthodox Women Banned from Leadership
  • Free Ride-Shares Offered to Women
  • Catholic Worker
    Lydia Wylie-Kellermann 77
  • Mass Blocked in a Minnesota Church
  • Washington, London
  • Vandalizing War Memorial
  • Poetry
  • Mama Pine
    Marilyn Zehr 26
  • Hail
    Adam Dickinson 37
  • Retreat
    Joanne Epp 63

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