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July 13, 2016

--by Louis Weeks

Two current issues, the Black Lives Matter movement and the controversy over the legacy of Woodrow Wilson, vividly bring to mind the social witness of Francis J. Grimké a century ago. A Presbyterian pastor in Washington, D.C., Grimké struggled for human rights for black...

July 11, 2016

This year is shaping up to be a historic one for American elections. For Presbyterians, 2016 has already proven memorable.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) recently elected its first African American Stated Clerk, J. Herbert Nelson. In the contest for the nation’s presidency, the first woman to be nominated by a major political party faces an opponent who grew up attending a Presbyterian congregation, though some...

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