RNS — Parson, who would be the first woman and the first LGBT person to represent her district, is also a practicing Catholic who considers her faith an important aspect of her political views.
(RNS) — Because it’s enshrined in the First Amendment, we presume religious equality is manifest in our society as well. A new book by Khyati Joshi examines white Christianity’s role in upholding whiteness.
(RNS) — Linda Sarsour's new memoir, ‘We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders’ reminds us that what makes us ordinarily human is what drives the most extraordinary and prominent among us.
(RNS) — There’s nothing ‘past’ about American racism — it is our present, and will be our future unless we abandon the triumphalism of the country's founding faith.
(RNS) — Instead of trying to contextualize it as a scholar, I decided to approach Psalm 133 as a reader and see how it might speak to me.
(RNS) — The filmmaker, lawyer and civil rights activist talks about her debut book, ‘See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love.’
(RNS) — The Rev. Jacqui Lewis, the first woman to serve as a senior minister at New York's historic Middle Collegiate Church, has shown how to use diversity to expand the size and reach of her congregation.
RNS — In a moment when so much is at stake, it feels critical that we make space for diverse approaches that move us in the right direction.
(RNS) — Racism infects policing on every level, from policy to personal biases.
(RNS) — What makes the rush to reopen more curious is that it seems to go against the very notions of mutual care that our faith traditions teach us.
(RNS) — Stories of Muslims helping people during the pandemic imply that their generosity is anomalous. In fact, it's part of the foundation of Islam.
(RNS) — When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit New York City, I wanted to leave town quickly. Why risk being infected?
(RNS) — The news that two Sikh brothers shaved their beards to serve patients is not the feel-good story that some suggest.
(RNS) — Nazita Lajevardi’s new book, ‘Outsiders at Home,’ takes stock of the political toll two decades of Islamophobia has had on American Muslims.
(RNS) — Hundreds of Sikh communities are risking their lives to serve those affected by COVID-19, based on their tradition of seva.