(RNS) — Five decades later, the reparations debate has reentered the national spotlight, with some religious institutions leading the way.
(RNS) — The resolution is the first such effort on the part of an American Jewish organization but has precedent among some Protestant groups.
(RNS) — 'This is the Seminary recognizing that along with repentance for past sins, there is also a need for action,' said Virginia Theological Seminary President Ian S. Markham.
(RNS) — The Rev. Lenny Duncan recently decided to challenge his denomination in a new book, titled 'Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the U.S.'
(RNS) — In one of the most significant developments in religious history, slaves cast aside passivity and servitude using a biblical story that is central to Jewish worship. It's time for America to complete that story with atonement in the public square.
(RNS) — EmpowerWest, a coalition of black and white pastors in Louisville, Ky., where the seminary is located, recently contacted seminary officials with their request.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Georgetown University officials said steps will include a 'Mass of Reconciliation' with the Jesuits and the Archdiocese of Washington and a memorial to slaves from whom the university benefited.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Harvey’s 2014 book, “Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation,” has led to speaking engagements at United Church of Christ gatherings, Presbyterian assemblies and college campuses.