Many are confused by evangelical support for President Donald Trump. An American historian wrestles with the reasons for this phenomenon, explained through three recent books.
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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.
Congregations can complicate their present and hobble their future by hiding from their past, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Because work problems are common for congregants, clergy have a responsibility to help change work conditions, says an executive director of a church.
Everything about the early Christians was surprising to the Roman Empire. Embodying that surprise would do modern Christians much good, says a professor of New Testament.
Korie Little Edwards: Multiracial churches don't challenge racism until they challenge white supremacy
Diversity doesn’t necessarily challenge racism, says a sociologist who studies multicultural churches.
Some of our go-to conflict resolution practices may have to be creatively re-imagined because of the pandemic. A professor who has studied conflict offers four suggestions -- and a warning -- about resolving congregational disputes.
St Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse, New York, circa 1870. Photos courtesy of Saint Marianne Cope Archives
St. Marianne Cope, driven by her faith to provide medical care to the most vulnerable, also played a key role in creating hygiene standards.
Like everything else, this election season is being complicated by the pandemic. But the traditional role Black churches have played in encouraging voter turnout can continue, building on some of what has been learned in the last six months, says a pastor.
The Rev. Barry Randolph stands outside of Church of the Messiah in Detroit, Michigan. Photo by Rebecca Cook
Under the Rev. Barry Randolph, a thriving Detroit church has brought a young community together to improve their lives with their own ideas.