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Christians and Baltimore: We Need A Different Framework For Understanding Evil

Crystal Lewis | Posted 05.06.2016 | Religion
Crystal Lewis

I worry that Christian faith communities may be missing an opportunity to talk about problems that embed and replicate themselves at the systemic level--problems such as racism and failed measures to ensure police accountability.

The Scandal Of Publix and The Coalition of Immokalee Workers: A Christian Critique

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

Like Rev. Thomas, I'm part of a growing movement of people who realize that there is a moral dimension to capitalism

Faith Inspires: Union Theological Seminary's Poverty Initiative

Posted 02.21.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recomme...

Ending Poverty With Global Christianity's Phantom Trillion

Christopher Cocca | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion
Christopher Cocca

The Church could end poverty, scarcity, sickness and famine without a dime from the rest of the world. Yes, I'm claiming scandal as a member of the movement.

When The Church Shows Up

Rev. Gail Bowman | Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion
Rev. Gail Bowman

Don't hate me because I like church. I didn't start out that way.

Jesus Is Still Surrounded By Too Many Men

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

From the outside, the evangelical Christian world, insomuch as it is identified by its "celebrities," looks like Jesus' good ol' boys club: decidedly male and predominantly white.

At 89, Civil Rights Icon Reflects On Faith And Activism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The Rev. Joseph Lowery, the civil rights activist who worked alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr....