(RNS) — These three women — a Quaker, a Jew and a Roman Catholic — were polarizing figures who were often propelled by their faith into history.
(RNS) — Faith played a complicated role in the fight for women's suffrage. Some activists said their faith inspired them to fight for the vote. Opponents said suffrage was against God's will.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (RNS) Settlers transformed West-Central New York into a hotbed of radical social and religious ideas, including Mormonism and Spiritualism. A new Freethought Trail highlights the prominent atheists and agnostics who also called the region home.