Religion and the New Trump Administration
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Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about King and Obama with the Rev. Donna Jones, senior pastor at Cookman United Methodist Church in Philadelphia.
Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about King and Obama with Professor Harold Dean Trulear of Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Novelist Alice McDermott, Morehouse College president Robert Franklin, and Rabbi Marc Gopin ponder the meaning of the national moment on the eve of Inauguration Day.
He says he values the work of the "everyday peacemakers" in U.S. churches, synagogues, and mosques whose curiosity about each other's faith has led to important interfaith conversations
Read an excerpt about Gandhi from BEYOND TOLERANCE: SEARCHING FOR INTERFAITH UNDERSTANDING IN AMERICA by Gustav Niebuhr.
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The Rev. Sharon Watkins, president of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), who will preach at the National Prayer Service the day after Barack Obama's inauguration, talks about the broad themes of her sermon and more.
Evangelical megachurch pastor Rick Warren, who will deliver the invocation at Barack Obama's inauguration, describes the wide-ranging political and moral agenda he supports and shares his thoughts on religion's place in the public square.
Episcopal bishop of New Hampshire Gene Robinson, who will deliver the invocation at the Lincoln Memorial inaugural event on January 18, talks about endorsing political candidates and connecting "what we say we believe and how we vote."
The notoriously tough maximum security Sing Sing Prison in New York State is a forbidding place, not where you would expect to find a program offering an accredited master’s degree in professional studies in religion. The course is sponsored by the New York Theological Seminary, and it’s been at Sing Sing for a quarter of a century. More