ST. LOUIS — Investigators have yet to confirm that race was the motive. If race or religion proves to be the reason, police will seek to have the incidents prosecuted as hate crimes.
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ST. LOUIS — The latest incident is being investigated along with the five other church fires that have happened in the area since Oct. 8.
(RNS) Hollywood has a long history of casting white actors in faith films. But Sony’s “War Room,” out Aug. 28, will be different.
(RNS) While he’s widely admired for his autobiographical writing about contemplative prayer and meditation, Merton’s work on racial justice is less well-known.
(RNS) Conservative critics call “Black Jesus” racially and religiously offensive. But it’s not the first time artistic depictions of Jesus have gotten people all riled up.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Race, religion and a sense of the role of the family all play into end-of-life decisions for African-Americans, “and you cannot disentangle them,” said Karen Bullock, a professor and head of the department of social work at North Carolina State University.
(RNS) American Jews say they face discrimination in the U.S., but they see Muslims, gays and blacks facing far more.
(RNS) While millennials are walking out the front door of U.S. congregations, immigrant Christian communities are appearing right around the corner, and sometimes knocking at the back door. And they may hold the key to vitality for American Christianity.
(RNS) Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter’s recent overseas missions trip is being hailed by black and white Southern Baptists as a catalyst to change a long-present reality: very small numbers of black missionaries.