BOSTON (RNS) — Since May, the Jamaica Plain church has been stamping all $20 bills from its offering plates with abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s face. It is, the church's pastor said, a 'worthy replacement.'
(RNS) Matthew McConaughey stars as a rebel among Civil War rebels who was inspired by scripture but who was not exactly a saint.
(RNS) As the nation marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, PBS’ “American Experience” premieres “The Abolitionists,” a three-part series, on Tuesday (Jan. 8). Documentarian Rob Rapley, the writer and director of the series, talked with Religion News Service about the role religion played in the lives of the abolitionists featured in the series. By Adelle M. Banks.