On Friday, the Poor People's Campaign and Rev. William Barber, a Disciples of Christ pastor and activist, announced a clergy-led “Moral Monday” protest to be held in Nashville later this month.
The president of Hamline University, who was widely criticized for her response to a professor who showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad, announced she would retire in 2024.
This issue of A Public Witness considers the two main ways political and religious leaders are reacting to gun violence, one that is killing us and one that imagines a better world.
The new rules mirror restrictions set forth by the Trump administration that were eventually blocked in court by migrant activist groups.
The suspect, who was killed by police, is believed to be a former student at The Covenant School in Nashville, where the shooting took place.
In a move the Arizona Republic has called unusual, a full panel of 11 judges reheard oral arguments in the case of Apache Stronghold v. United States on Tuesday in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Opponents of the new ‘doctrinal note’ such as New Ways Ministry, a Catholic LGBTQ outreach organization, blasted the bishops’ statement as ‘neither good theology nor acceptable pastoral care.’
Comparing Trump to Jesus misses the point of what is happening to Trump. And, more importantly, misunderstands the treatment of Jesus in the leadup to the cross.
This issue of A Public Witness takes you on a trip to Puerto Rico to explore the development of this separate and unequal system of justice and economics, hear from Puerto Ricans about the impact of colonialization today, and consider the complicity of Christian churches.
Political partisanship may explain why evangelicals are viewed negatively by non evangelicals. The overwhelming majority of evangelicals identify with the Republican Party and this bloc is usually highly correlated with the so-called religious right.