(RNS) — ‘Faith is an integral part of Mr. Lewis’ life but also part of his activism,’ said director Dawn Porter.
(RNS) — Author and minister Adam R. Taylor cited interracial Christian work on voter protection and multifaith efforts to combat white nationalism.
(RNS) — Moving beyond King's most segregated hour means fighting for fairness day after day, year after year in the name of all of the prophets who stand against injustice.
(RNS) — He believed there were transcendent truths that had the power to change hearts and move them away from the political and social policies of segregation.
(RNS) — While he is remembered for speaking out against racism and segregation during his later revivals, some scholars argue that he gave white evangelicals a safe alternative to civil rights engagement.
(RNS) Two centuries later, members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church made another pilgrimage to Philadelphia for the denomination’s General Conference.
If it wasn't for slavery, segregation, and white supremacy, there would be no Presbyterian Church in America.
(RNS) We cannot undo what our ancestors did, but I felt we had a historic opportunity to show that we have repented of these ungodly attitudes.
Businesses could legally deny service to people, based on religious or moral beliefs. Critics compared the "religious liberty" bill to Jim Crow laws.
The vote by the Boy Scouts of America's board to lift the organization's ban on gay scout leaders is just the latest chapter in a long history of controversy over who merits the right to wear the scout uniform.
WASHINGTON (RNS) But beware, said LifeWay Research director Ed Stetzer: "If you don't like diversity, you're really not going to like heaven."
JERUSALEM (RNS) Until now, the burial societies in Israel have ignored 2013 directives from the Ministry of Religious Affairs and the attorney general banning gender segregation in cemeteries.
As a racially polarized nation awaits the grand jury decision on the officer who killed unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, atheists and Humanists must step up on addressing STEM segregation and racism.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “The attributes that made him a great butler made him a great usher,” said Denise Johnson, an usher at the predominantly black D.C. church where Eugene Allen was a member for six decades.