Tag Archives: racial justice

Speaker: Racial Justice ‘Definitely Sacred Work’

By LORETTA FULTON “You can’t really have faith without social justice.” That emphatic statement set the tone for one session of the annual Religion News Association conference held Sept. 24-25. Normally, RNA, an organization of journalists who write about religion issues for the news media, meets in a different city each year, except for every four years when it meets

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Majority of Black Americans say sermons should address political topics, Pew Research Survey Finds

Anna Schiller Communications ManagerPew Research Center For black Americans, faith and racial justice have long intersected. Throughout history, houses of worship served as central gathering places where black communities discussed political issues and civic action. Given that tradition, black Americans and white Americans have differing views on the role that political topics such as race relations and criminal justice reform

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speaking the truth in love to the present moment

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Jacob Snowden, associate pastor for education, Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park, Maryland. Snowden previously was director of Christian education at First Central Presbyterian Church in Abilene and served as president of the Abilene Interfaith Council. By JACOB SNOWDEN Just days ago, I celebrated Pentecost, the birthday of the Church, when the

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