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GC to Consider Churchwide Reparations for Slavery

Resolution A015 would build on initiatives already taken by dioceses and other Episcopal entities

Church Pension Funders Had Only Tenuous Ties to Slavery

No slaveholders were found among the patriarchs of the wealthy families who donated CPF’s initial funding.

ACC Members Visit Slave Castle, Reflect, and Repent

Members of the Anglican Consultative Council visited Cape Coast Castle, a historic trading fortress deeply associated with the Transatlantic Slave Trade, on February 15.

UK Church Court Says Slavery-Linked Memorial Must Stay

A church court has denied Jesus College, Cambridge permission to remove from its chapel a marble monument to Tobias Rustat, a 17th-century benefactor who...

Meritocracy and the Failure of the Christian Moral Imagination

By Elisabeth Rain Kincaid In his confrontation with King David in 2 Samuel 12, the prophet Nathan tells a heart-rending story of a rich man...

William Bartram’s Travels

By John Bauerschmidt I first came to know of William Bartram in fictional form, as a minor character who appears at the beginning of Kenneth Robert’s...

Shame and Glory of the Evangelicals

Evangelical Anglicanism has among its heroes those who took a courageous stand against social injustice. These include William Wilberforce, the English MP who devoted...

“Past its Teeming Time”: Lessons from Colonial Barbados about Environmental Racism

By Mark Clavier When John Atkins, a British royal navy surgeon, visited Barbados in 1722, he was astonished by what he found. He had heard...

Abraham and Sarah, Slaveholders

By Ephraim Radner Abraham and Sarah were slaveholders. Eliezer and Hagar were their slaves. The following is but a brief reflection on how we have...

Caribbean Slavery Reparations Urged for Church of England

Sir Hilary Beckles, the chair of the Caribbean Community's Reparations Committee cited the Church of England's complicity in slavery in urging it to move beyond apologies and to play a role with European governments and other institutions in an upcoming reparations summit.

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