(RNS) — Originally planned as an in-person event, the liberal faith-based movement's rally drew tens of thousands to watch online.
(RNS) — From a new book by RNS correspondent Jack Jenkins that chronicles a new era of progressive activism and the hard work of reforging connections and reckoning with past mistakes required to revive a movement.
“Race matters more than religion right now,” said Ryan Burge, political science professor at Eastern Illinois University.
(RNS) — U.S. District Judge Rosemary Márquez argued that not only are the activists' beliefs sincerely held, but also that prosecuting them amounts to a substantial burden on their faith.
(RNS) — Lots of people see God in nature. But for Tom Steyer, a billionaire environmentalist turned presidential candidate, God is found not only in the environment but also in those who fight to protect it.
(RNS) — 'I think it’s telling that Falwell Jr. wants to talk about the dangers of social Christianity without talking to us,' said the Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove.
(RNS) — “If we want to restore communities, what better way than to influence systemic injustices that will break generational strongholds of poverty and oppression," Warren said of the council.
DES MOINES, Iowa (RNS) — 'It's just a really good experience to know what it's like to be an outsider, to be a stranger, to be asking for people's welcome,' the Rev. Sarah Trone Garriott said.
(RNS) — 'The progressive community has to get it straight: Faith matters,' the Rev. Alvin Herring said.
(RNS) — On Thursday (Dec. 12), the Twitter account of the newly created conservative think tank posted a challenge to the Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, a progressive faith leader in North Carolina, offering to host a debate over whether Jesus was a socialist.
(RNS) — There is a colossal lack of humility among progressive Christians. We have a tendency to attack the other side and our own with the same level of vitriol and vengeance. It's not helping our cause.
(RNS) — Sarah Riggs Amico launched her campaign in August with a video that made a direct appeal to religious voters in the state.
(RNS) — Buttigieg spoke with Religion News Service to discuss sin, immigration, being a religious millennial and whether he can rally the support of a burgeoning religious left movement.
(RNS) — The progressive activist and pastor called on Democratic Party leaders to do more to address the concerns of poor and low-income Americans.
(The Conversation) — The high profile, religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies does seem to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.