The author and speaker addresses the theology and history that informed the exploration of the New World -- and what it means to repent of America’s unjust foundation.
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Fishers mend huge nets used to catch salmon off Alaska's Harvester Island. Holes, torn by sea lions, seals and boat propellers, are repaired by hand. Photos by Gretchen E. Ziegenhals
Taking the time to fix what is torn can build strength and resilience. What would it mean for young people to learn the art of mending early in their lives?
Mona Siddiqui joined the faculty of Edinburgh’s Divinity School in 2011 as the first Muslim to hold a chair in Islamic and interreligious studies. Photo courtesy of Mona Siddiqui
They focus on different aspects, but both religious traditions promote practices of gratitude and thanksgiving, says a scholar of Islamic and interreligious studies at the University of Edinburgh.
CitySeed staff member Frankie Douglas, a local volunteer, Sudanese chef Badria Ali and CitySeed fellow Lucy Zhu prepare food for a World Refugee Day bazaar in June 2018. Photos courtesy of Sanctuary Kitchen
Scholars reflecting on Muslim and Christian traditions of gratitude receive a meal -- and a lesson in thanksgiving -- from an organization that offers jobs and community to refugees.
Josary Moreno Mejia interprets as the Rev. Dr. D.K. Kearney preaches and the Rev. Cesar Moreno prays during a revival on the grounds of Turner Memorial AME in Hyattsville, Maryland. The two pastors and their congregations jointly hosted the four-week event in September. Photos by Pete Marovich
Two pastors built a friendship across barriers of language and culture, uniting their congregations and together reaching out to their community.
The theologian and psychologist investigates the history of the reconciliation movement and offers, in her new book, a womanist view that recognizes the complexity of racism and centers the conversation on its victims.
Emiliano Lerda speaks at a rally at the Nebraska Statehouse in September 2017 to support DACA recipients in response to the Trump administration's decision to end the DACA program. Photo courtesy of Immigrant Legal Center
Emiliano Lerda: A growing Nebraska nonprofit with faith roots focuses on free legal aid for immigrants
The executive director of the Immigrant Legal Center discusses his own journey as an immigrant and the rapid growth of the legal center founded by Methodists.
Bungishabaku Katho, founder of the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photos courtesy of the Issachar Fund
Bungishabaku Katho is building the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a place to gather Christian leaders and promote reconciliation and restoration.
A white Episcopal priest reflects on singing the “black national anthem” and wonders: What actions would begin to show our black siblings in faith that this message has truly touched our hearts?
In this excerpt, gun violence survivor Felicia Sanders, who played dead with her little granddaughter as Dylann Roof shot and killed her son Tywanza, struggles with the lack of pastoral care from Emanuel AME Church’s leaders.