NEW YORK (RNS) — As the nation marks the 400th anniversary of the forced arrival of Africans in Virginia, a Harlem church joins others that have represented the enduring faith of slaves, free blacks and their descendants.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (RNS) — 'It is the cradle of the Confederacy and the birthplace of the modern civil rights movement,' said a local church historian.
(The Conversation) — Although the Hebrew Bible does not mention abortion, a discussion of miscarriage in Exodus suggests that a fetus has a different status.
(RNS) — God is always working in ways we don’t often see. Evidently, so are his people.
(RNS) — It’s a brand-new day when a liberal, female Episcopal priest is in agreement with Pat Robertson, but perhaps this legislation can draw opposition from Christians across the spectrum.
(RNS) — Even as we get a clearer view of what each side is ultimately advocating for, it's not likely that our divided political climate will allow either side to prevail decisively and indefinitely.
(RNS) — I will not be silent as the states that enslaved the bodies of African Americans now seek to enslave the bodies of women.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The inmate argued that Alabama's execution procedure favors Christian inmates because a Christian chaplain employed by the prison typically remains in the execution chamber during a lethal injection.
Some people choose to live in houses filled with covered mirrors, but Christians cannot afford to be those kinds of people.
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking at a campaign rally, Kayla Moore declared that 'one of our attorneys is a Jew.' People immediately reacted online, some expressing anger but many others making jokes.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — At the center of the special election was fiery Christian conservative Roy Moore — 'Judge Moore' to his supporters.
(RNS) — While Roy Moore campaigned with a fundamentalist fervor, Jones' religious life has been one of quiet, consistent worship and church involvement.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — While Roy Moore’s brand of Christianity does not ordain women or allow LBGT people to serve in leadership positions, this Baptist church celebrates its female pastor and gay congregants.
(RNS) — For Christocrats, the sovereignty of God transcends the supremacy of the Constitution.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a deal to collect $180,000 in annual salary for part-time work from the legal charity he founded and ended up with a half-million-dollar stake in the group's headquarters, records and interviews show.