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CAN YOU BE BOTH RADICAL AND RESPONSIBLE?

BY ADAM AND CHRISSY JESKE

ou swore you’d always swing a battle-ax at the status quo. You would work tirelessly for justice as a radically faithful peacemaker inspiring revolutionary change. You would volunteer every vacation day, bike to work in snowstorms and heat waves to prevent greenhouse emissions, and stay awake until 2 a.m. dreaming up worldchanging plans with your friends. You would regularly 40 / RELEVANT_NOV/DEC 11

sleep on the streets with the homeless or sit in mud huts with those living in abject poverty. You would never spend more than $100 on a couch or $10 on a shirt, never work a lame job just to get a paycheck, never treat church as just a place to show up and feel good. You would never spend your life keeping up with the Joneses. So what do you do when one day you wake up and discover you have become the Joneses?

RELEVANT 54 | November / December 2011  

With the recent release of their third album, Odd Soul, MUTEMATH has made the strongest musical—and lyrical—statement of their career. Amids...

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