As part of its collaborative Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology program, the United Methodist-affiliated Candler School of Theology hosted an interfaith panel discussion exploring ways to create vibrant local communities.
“As a United States Senator, Sam Brownback was always on the front lines for defending the persecuted and the oppressed. Now, as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, he has not changed!”
Declarations from Syrian and Norwegian church officials showcase how Christian social witness ideally should not operate. The church should not reflexively support the state and demonize the state’s enemies as its own enemies.
The Institute on Religion and Democracy will host a provoking one-day summit on May 10, 2018, in Washington, D.C. to highlight global Christian persecution.