(RNS) — Multiple legends have grown up around Said since his death in 1864. Now two North Carolina university professors are translating and transcribing the scholar's writings and shedding new light on what he knew.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — In his upcoming book, 'Brown Church,' UCLA professor Robert Chao Romero highlights a 500-year history of Latino Christian social justice activism in Latin America and the United States.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — He holds out hope he can show them how he believes they’ve misread the Bible and help them discover, as he has, the black Southern freedom movement's focus on justice and freedom.
And why that matters.
Shades of the Fugitive Slave Law.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (RNS) — The four-day bilingual gathering was called a 'crucial turning point for the Catholic Church in America' as the U.S. bishops discerned ways to better respond to its coming Latino majority.
LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Once a major center of Jewish life, the city is observing the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of its Jewish population by honoring those working to preserve what they can of that vanished world.
LONDON (RNS) — For generations of Jews, Britain has been a safe place to live, but now many Jews are feeling a deep unease about new evidence of anti-Semitism in the country and especially within the left-wing Labour Party.
Pondering the limits of linguistic deference.
(The Conversation) — More than 500,000 Sikh Americans face a growing amount of hate crimes, mainly from ignorance. A Sikh scholar explains the tenets and history of the faith, including why they wear turbans.
(RNS) — The high court’s ruling Tuesday is not surprising. When it comes to welcoming people to America, the court almost never acts for the rights promised in the U.S. Constitution without first denying them.
DALLAS (USA Today) — The small white congregation in Albany, Ga., has been accused of discriminating against a growing black congregation that shared its church building.
(RNS) — It's been 150 years since the Civil War ended, but does the racist theology remain?
(RNS) — 'I suppose if there is anything I could say I reject, it is the idea that God’s love and acceptance is dependent on our right belief. I no longer see how that could be possible,' said Audrey Assad.
Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of ChurchClarity.org, an organization that reports churches' LGBTQ+ policies and rates congregations based on their level of clarity. The website angered Christians ...