Smith raised fundamental questions about the nature of religion.
The executive minister of justice and witness ministries was named 2017 Person of the Year.
“He feels he can make a difference, and I think he can,” said a fellow member of Covenant United Methodist Church.
The award honors his book The Cross and the Lynching Tree, which shows how white supremacy has affected dominant views in the church.
Samson Mulinge Mutuse and Evelyn Mueni Mulinge are among 260,000 Kenyan married couples where one spouse is HIV-positive and one HIV-negative.
Dyer was also among the first group of women ordained as Scottish Episcopal deacon and then priest.
The 18-year-old was conscripted into the military, but refused to wear a military uniform or take an oath of service.
Pastoral care is at the heart of a representative's job, says Isner, who is campaigning in Alabama's second congressional district.
Jerome Smith Sr. runs the Joseph Project, an effort to address two big problems: high urban unemployment and the distance between where the jobless live and where jobs are.
“Though the motives may be different the result is the same: you have now two congregations who have gone through a tremendous amount of hatred and evil within their sacred spaces.”
HaCohen is one of only 802 Samaritans in the world.
Bartlett was both pastor and professor, “a single career that integrated the two roles,” a colleague observed.
Since the day after the mass shooting, Scroggins has organized donations, kept track of the 500 wounded, and organized the services of ministers.
More than 60 years ago, the divinity school denied Caldwell admission because he is black.
The campaign is confronting four interlocking issues: systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, and ecological devastation.