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Video from the 2010 African American Lectionary Forum

The African American Lectionary offers resources that highlight the joy, freedom and challenge of being African American and Christian in North America. In 2010 the lectionary jointly hosted a forum... read more >


Preaching Development Resources for African American Clergy

The African American Lectionary website offers important and historical essays on black preaching, including perspectives on sermon construction, funeral sermons, homosexuality, womanist preaching, prosperity preaching, prophetic and doctrinal preaching, spiritual... read more >


Trusting God — Even When Life Is Turned Upside-Down

Why has God created a world in which such anguish and hardship is possible? Using the story of Abraham, asked to sacrifice is son Isaac, Ellen F. Davis, professor of... read more >


Great Omissions from the Great Commission

In a stirring and challenging sermon, Brian Stanley, professor of world Christianity at the University of Edinburgh, identifies several essential themes in the Great Commission of the Gospel of Matthew... read more >


Study, Worship Help For Bible Passages

Clergy, students, teachers, scholars and interested laity will find extensive study and worship aids for each passage of the Bible on the website The Text This Week. Resources are organized... read more >


textweek blog

Christian preachers and teachers will benefit from a weekly blog produced by the website The Text This Week. Working several weeks ahead of the Common Lectionary, the textweek blog provides... read more >


The Season of Lent: Penance, Forgiveness and Renewal

For many Christians the idea of Lent as a period of self-denial and sacrifice is outdated and in need of revision; for others, guilt remains a fact of life and... read more >


Muslim Humanitarianism in the Midst of Conflict

Two news videos from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly explore Muslim humanitarianism.  In Karachi, Pakistan, in the midst of ongoing destabilization and violence between religious and ethnic groups, 84-year-old Abdul Sattar... read more >


American Muslims Offer Perspectives on Ramadan

In this 4½-minute video news article prepared for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, joyful Muslims discuss the meaning and practices of Ramadan as the holiest time in the Islamic calendar. This... read more >


Sermon Illustrations for the African American Church

The African American Lectionary project provides bible commentary, cultural and worship resources and additional supports for preachers who want to address the key liturgical and cultural moments important to most... read more >





Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

Study of the Torah   O God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — for generations now, our ancestors in the faith have...

ARDA GlobalPlus: Religion and Nationalistic Politics in India

One of the most important test cases of religious and political nationalism is unfolding in India, where a political...

Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

For those that have followed the close collaboration and friendship between Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury...

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