(RNS) — White people now see they must stop and learn the meaning and consequences of 401 years of racism and slavery.
(RNS) — Pastor Louie Giglio apologized for inelegantly trying to explain white privilege in terms of ‘white blessings.’ But there is something more fundamentally wrong with how he, and many Christians, use the word ‘blessing.’
(RNS) — Being part of the problem means we can be part of the solution.
Joanna Brooks's new book on the legacy of white supremacy in Mormonism could not have been published at a more significant moment.
(RNS) — The church’s focus on the family, renewed in a recent article by Kevin DeYoung, pushes to the margins those whose lives don’t include bearing and rearing children.
(RNS) — With the coming decision about who gets the first doses of lifesaving drugs, we will have the rare immediate second chance to acknowledge our mistake and reverse course.
In Sunday School lessons at church, if we talk about idolatry, the expected answers to the question of “what are our idols today?” are things like celebrities, money, power and sex. But the most powerful and consistent idol is the church itself.
(RNS) — One Alabama megachurch preacher is experiencing a cautionary tale about a central spiritual idea: What goes around comes around.
(RNS) — Before the pandemic struck, worship often included people from across the U.S. and some foreign countries, come to pray at what they take to be a sacred site.
(RNS) — Instead of capitalizing on the unrest, Greg Glassman espoused the values of the wellness movement's masculine wing, where Horatio Alger does pull-ups with his bootstraps.
(RNS) — Though their influence has been waning in recent cycles, keep an eye on Catholic voters if you want to know what will happen in November.
Get rid of those names. Remove the statues. Remember that protests can actually work.
(RNS) — Christians and New Agers alike tend not to concern ourselves with human bodies, and too often talk of actual justice is hushed for the sake of unity or good vibrations.
(RNS) — Dashing the hopes of social conservatives, two justices President Trump nominated to the Court took a relaxed view of the religious implications of expanding LGBTQ rights.
(RNS) — One of the silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic is that it has forced us to once again make our homes places of worship.