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The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our November 2018 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Health Care: A Biblical and Cultural Concern.
Description of the theme:
In the United States, access to quality, affordable health care is consistently cited in polls as a major concern, as many cannot afford even basic care. Health care is also a moral and spiritual issue. The Bible says we are created in God’s image and refers to our bodies as temples. Our health is a concern for all humanity and includes not only bodily health but mental, spiritual and community health. We are also called to be concerned for the health of others, particularly those most vulnerable to harm. Classism directly contributes to accessibility and care for our own and others’ health.
Submissions may consider one of the following prompts/questions, among others:
Submissions are due to Editor@TheMennonite.org no later than Oct. 1.
We welcome articles—personal stories, biblical or theological reflections, stories about your congregation, and more (800-1,200 words)—as well as original photography, videos and artwork on the theme. Please note we are committed to anti-oppression reviews as part of our editorial process. When developing your submission, please review our updated anti-oppression guidelines as well as our editorial guidelines.
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