As the toll of twin pandemics continues to mount and a divisive election looms, true absolution requires more than just words, writes an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
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The Rev. Eric S.C. Manning, who leads Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, hugs Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, of the Tree of Life congregation in Pittsburgh. The New York Times / Photo by Hilary Swift
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Diversity doesn’t necessarily challenge racism, says a sociologist who studies multicultural churches.
For newcomers to the call for reparations, understanding the need to move beyond atonement to restitution is a crucial step, writes the director of the Thriving in Ministry Coordination Program at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
As our nation continues to reckon with racism, it's time to face other injustices, too, including hostility and attacks on religious minorities, writes a visiting professor at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity.
"Don't kill my son" reads the face mask of a woman who holds her child during a demonstration. Unsplash / Photo by Nechirwan Kavian
The torture inflicted on Black people dates back to enslavement and continues to this day as a denial of their humanity, writes the dean of Duke Chapel.
The promises made through baptism must reflect Christians’ commitment to justice and peace for all people, writes the director of the Thriving Congregations Coordination Program at Duke Divinity.
More than 80 people took part in a pilgrimmage to commemorate Maryland’s constitutional end of chattel slavery, walking the "Trail of Souls" that included stops at Baltimore churches. Photo courtesy of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland
Faith communities should be careful and thoughtful as they repent of this nation’s original sin, but they must move ahead with the work.
As graduates of segregation academies confront their pasts, the churches that helped create and sustain the schools must as well.