Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Los Angeles. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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Race and the church

Evangelicalism | How much do our enduring divisions grieve God?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/04/18, 03:07 pm

My younger brother and I grew up very close playmates. He’s about two years younger than me—the perfect age gap for me to boss him around while still sharing similar maturity levels and interests. I remember him following me around everywhere, and together we played Power Rangers, jumped rope, performed mock criminal trials (my brother was always the criminal, I the prosecutor), and when we got into trouble, we hugged each other piteously and cried. 

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Left to grieve

Family | After a suicide, loved ones left behind deal with waves of shame and guilt, but life can become good again
by Sophia Lee
Posted 9/27/18, 12:11 pm

For the last several weeks of his wife Harriet’s life, Pete Deison monitored her every activity and medication regimen and held her hand as she lay in a deep funk. Every day, Deison prayed his wife would drift out of this “black cloud,” as she described it.

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Glad to be a woman

Faith & Inspiration | God made the sexes inherently different, and that’s a good thing
by Sophia Lee
Posted 9/18/18, 08:13 am

I was 9 years old when I declared myself a feminist. Who knows what provoked me to take up the feminist cause—it might have been the progressive books I was reading, rebellion against the traditional family dynamics under which I grew up, or just extreme irritation that I had to wash the dishes every night because it was a “female chore” while my brother watched TV. Whatever it was, I decided at a very early age that I wanted to smash the patriarchy. 

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