Sophia Lee

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

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Leaving hate behind

Race Issues | Our culture sometimes uses the labels ‘white supremacist’ and ‘racist’ carelessly, but they are serious belief systems that still exist today—and those who have left the most violent and extreme forms of racism have much to tell us
by Sophia Lee
Posted 8/01/19, 11:35 am

Tom Tarrants first questioned his extremist ideology while serving a 35-year sentence in prison for attempting to bomb a Jewish businessman’s residence. Previously, Tarrants had avoided any literature that didn’t support his white supremacist views. But with nothing to do in his tiny cell except think and read, he began devouring books about philosophy, history, and ethics. For the first time, Tarrants was forced to reexamine his beliefs—and he realized then how much he had been a slave to his ideology.

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Encouragement for a journalist

Immigration | A visit with a New Mexico church sheltering asylum-seekers put a spring in my step
by Sophia Lee
Posted 7/29/19, 02:34 pm

Early this summer, I joined a group of World Journalism Institute students via Skype to talk about my experiences as a Christian journalist. World Journalism Institute is an intensive course that teaches participants how to do Biblical journalism, and I myself am a WJI alumna. 

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Watching airplanes

Intelligent Design | Like jets in flight, the marvels of creation bear fingerprints of design
by Sophia Lee
Posted 7/22/19, 02:20 pm

I was at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last week, waiting for my flight back to Los Angeles, when I did something I never do: I ate lunch by myself without my iPhone, my laptop, or a book.

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