(RNS) — Slightly more than a quarter of both practicing Christians and the general population (28%) say our society has moved past the history of slavery.
(RNS) — The website includes a spreadsheet of 314 individuals whom genealogists have identified as being part of the group sold by the Jesuit priests.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — The so-called 1872 Broadus gavel, which calls to order a church body that has sought racial reconciliation within its ranks, is named for slaveholder John A. Broadus.
(RNS) — EmpowerWest, a coalition of black and white pastors in Louisville, Ky., where the seminary is located, recently contacted seminary officials with their request.
PALOS HILLS, Ill. (RNS) – A musical play explores the shared history of Islam, Africa and blues music through the eyes of an enslaved storyteller-musician.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Lament and Hope, a Pan-African Devotional Guide' was produced by Bread for the World and is set to be dedicated at a prayer service at a Washington church on the last day of Black History Month.
(RNS) – The only known existing autobiography of a slave written in Arabic in America is now freely available to researchers and the public online.
(RNS) — A new report detailing the history of slavery and racism at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary ends more than 50 years too soon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — The seminary released a 71-page report Wednesday that says its early trustees and faculty 'defended the righteousness of slaveholding.'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) The seminary released a 71-page report Wednesday that says its early trustees and faculty 'defended the righteousness of slaveholding.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The so-called Slave Bible, on loan from Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., excludes 90 percent of the Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament, and 50 percent of the New.
(RNS) — While Cardinal Dolan and I agree that the bishops are consistently pro-life, other groups, including many Republican politicians, are only pro-life when it comes to restricting abortion, not when it comes to government programs to help women.
(RNS) — Khaled Beydoun develops a framework for understanding Islamophobia through his examinations of its ties to American policy.
(RNS) — Did you know that Jews from Gibraltar sprinkle brick dust into their Passover haroset dish, or that Middle Eastern Jewish families whip themselves with scallions at the seder table?
(RNS) — The 11 members of Salem Chapel have started a crowdsourcing campaign to shore up the building, which sits just north of Niagara Falls.