Lauren D. Sawyer addresses the appropriation of black Jesus through the work of James Cone and civil rights era fiction.
In this essay, Derek Brown asks what beauty does in the context of occupied Palestine.
The Other Journal sits down with Thomas Nail to discuss his latest book, The Figure of the Migrant.
Anna Masi ruminates on running, depression, and the gentle wisdom of Jean Vanier.
Meghan Florian considers how soccer influenced her feminist awakening.
Katie Karnehm-Esh works toward a complicated yoga pose while also coming to peace with her divorce.
This essay finds Howard Schaap pondering the liturgical significance of a well-crafted jump shot.
Janna Barber learns to accept the prickly bits and sweet scents of a mother/daughter relationship.
The arrival of Syrian refugees to a small city on the Canadian prairies is an occasion for Ryan Dueck to reflect upon who we really think we are.
Musician Sus Long on how she learned to stop watching men’s mouths.
Mark Wyatt has been photographing unfamous people wherever he goes since 1980.
Lamento con Alas is a short film that honors the dead along the Texas-Mexico border as it challenges Americans who seek to build walls.
Zach Czaia examines Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me from the perspective of a Catholic high school English teacher.
Taylor Ross considers how the recent unmasking of Elena Ferrante reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of language and literature.
In reviewing Doug Merlino’s Beast, Luann Anderson journeys into the misunderstood world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and the athletes behind the sport.
Every Friday, we publish a short list of a few articles that have caught our …
Every Friday, we will publish a short list of a few articles that have caught our attention. This is what we’re reading this week.