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Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey plans to set aside $27 million to provide 30 scholarships for students who descended from slaves or underrepresented groups. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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With Plans To Pay Slavery Reparations, Two Seminaries Prompt A Broader Debate

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Seminaries Start Slavery Reparation Funds Amid Calls For National Program

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A Kurd living in Cyprus shouts slogans in front of the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Thursday to protest Turkey's offensive into Syria. The protesters chanted slogans condemning Turkey's military action and urging the withdrawal of Turkish forces. Petros Karadjias/AP hide caption

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Christian Leaders Say Turkish Invasion Of Syria Raises Risk Of 'Genocide'

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High Holidays Are An Opportunity For Rabbis To Reach A Bigger Audience

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Church Groups Registering Voters Must Heed IRS Laws

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Sharon Litton of Shreveport, La., is baptized by immersion in the Jordan River, where Jesus is said to have been baptized. Such baptisms are a staple of evangelical tours of Israel. Courtesy of Randy Litton hide caption

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As U.S. Jews Cool To Israel, Evangelicals Flock There As Tourists

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Tourism To Israel Is On The Rise, With More U.S. Evangelical Christians Visiting

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How And Why People Come Up With Conspiracy Theories

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New Poll Shows Young Americans Are Not Especially Knowledgeable About Religion

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Trump's Remarks Against Congresswomen Are Not The Only Example Of The 'Go Back' Taunt

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Church And Clergy Have Fallen Out Of Favor, New Polls Show

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State Department Conference Aims To Identify Victims Of Religious Persecution

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Democrats are hopeful they can mobilize a religious left to counter the religious right. But it's unclear whether that outreach will resonate with voters who make up the religious middle. A-Digit/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Have The Religious Left. Can They Win The Religious Middle?

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Ed Rowe (from left), Rebecca Wilson, Robin Hager and Jill Zundel react to the defeat of a proposal that would have allowed LGBTQ clergy and same-sex marriage within the United Methodist Church, at the denomination's Special Session of the General Conference in February. Sid Hastings/AP hide caption

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After Disagreements Over LGBTQ Clergy, U.S. Methodists Move Closer To Split

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Bishops In Amazon Region To Debate Whether Married Men Might Join Priesthood

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