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Barbara Williams-Skinner

Barbara Williams-Skinner is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Barbara Williams-Skinner

Defending our sacred right to vote

By Barbara Williams-Skinner, Jim Wallis, and Adam Taylor — October 3, 2022
(RNS) — Why we are mobilizing 2,000 poll chaplains to serve as visions of peace and a moral presence at the polls.

Ketanji Brown Jackson knows what it means to ‘act justly and love mercy’

By Barbara Williams-Skinner, Hyepin Im, and Carlos L. Malave — March 18, 2022
(RNS) — The Supreme Court nominee has demonstrated a high moral standard at every phase of her life.

We have the chance to redeem voting rights

By Jim Wallis and Barbara Williams-Skinner — March 26, 2021
(RNS) — Complicity in the attacks on the vote could erode the number of Americans attracted to Christianity.

Black clergy call for 40 days of prayer, fasting and ‘spiritual warfare’ before election

By Jim Wallis and Barbara Williams-Skinner — September 29, 2020
(RNS) — It's time for white Christians to respond to Black Christians to deepen our response to the fundamental moral and biblical crisis of this election.

Voter suppression is a theological issue

By Jim Wallis and Barbara Williams-Skinner — May 15, 2020
(RNS) — Christian denominational and church leaders have sent a letter to every member of Congress calling voting a ‘sacred right.’

How churches can reframe social justice now and after COVID-19

By Barbara Williams-Skinner — May 7, 2020
(RNS) — The church can leverage its social mission to advocate for just policies, offer to open its spaces and look out for the most vulnerable during this crisis.
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