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Reflections on the Presbyterian Church General Assembly and How Gracious Debate Can Lead to Action

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 07.17.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

If one of America's historic mainline churches can respectfully and prayerfully debate important issues like marriage, justice or geopolitical conflicts -- and reach a conclusion graciously -- might this be a turning point in our national debates? I have hope that this is so.

A Call to PCUSA to Reject Zionism Unsettled

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

Many Presbyterian leaders do not share the polarizing arguments brought by Zionism Unsettled. Hopefully, the Presbyterian Church will reject any resolution that reflects a one-sided anti-Israel position during discussions at the upcoming Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly in Detroit.

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterian Church's Next Move Could Be A Tipping Point In The Israeli Divestment Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion

When thousands of leaders of the nation's largest Presbyterian denomination meet this week for the church's biennial General Assembly, they'll pore th...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterians Come Out Against Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.06.2012 | Religion

Members of the nation's largest Presbyterian denomination on Friday voted against a proposal that would have created a path to same-sex marriage cerem...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterians Take Controversial Stand On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.06.2012 | Religion

Members of the largest U.S. Presbyterian denomination rejected a controversial proposal Thursday night to divest millions of dollars of investments in...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterians Gear Up For Gay Marriage, Divestment Debates

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

When thousands of members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) convene in Pittsburgh this week for their denomination's biennial gathering, they will deba...