KELLER, Texas (RNS) — The evangelical author and activist who has worked on race relations for decades said "we haven’t found a language of accepting each other."
DALLAS (RNS) — The Dallas pastor says his new study Bible and commentary aim to foster ‘a well-ordered life in a chaotic world.’
(RNS) — The latest Pew Research poll found that 63% of Americans say churches and other houses of worship should keep out of politics, and 76% said religious congregations should not make political endorsements.
(RNS) — Pastor Marcus Hayes, a leader of Biltmore Church in Asheville, North Carolina, received 81% of the vote at First Baptist Church Naples in Florida. But an 85% vote was needed for approval.
(RNS) — Gaining our vote requires gaining more than a cursory understanding of who we are as a people.
(AP) — Warren and Sanders received warm welcomes, with notable enthusiasm for their proposals to overhaul a criminal justice system both derided as institutionally racist and to eliminate student loan debt that disproportionately affects nonwhites.
Jane Manning James was overlooked for much of Mormon history. Now she's finally getting her due in a feature film and a new biography by historian Quincy Newell.
(RNS) — Five years after the Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the act, and with voters in almost two dozen states facing stricter rules, black denominations are working to get more people to the ballot box in November.
(RNS) — In a moment where the foundational fault lines of the American creed have been laid bare by the spilled blood and suffering of my black brothers and sisters, it turns out that black Christians, not white evangelicals, are the story.
(RNS) — In some cases, U.S. Protestants seemed unaware of the theological differences that split Catholics and Protestants in the 1500s, voicing beliefs that are more traditionally Catholic than they are Protestant.
Most evangelicals, black Protestants say being a Christian is important to be truly American.
(RNS) Though several black denominations oppose same-sex marriage, many also object to religious exemptions in nondiscrimination laws.
(RNS) A 2013 documentary is getting new life as a tool to open a dialogue on the African-American church and LGBT rights at historically black colleges and universities.
(RNS) Critics say the movie trailer invites people to a film that, like the books it came from, glamorizes sexual abuse and violence. Nothing Christian -- or moral -- about it.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Race, religion and a sense of the role of the family all play into end-of-life decisions for African-Americans, “and you cannot disentangle them,” said Karen Bullock, a professor and head of the department of social work at North Carolina State University.