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  • Trauma healing, conciliation focus of racism forum

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, February 08, 2019 (15 days ago)

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    PHILADELPHIA (BP) -- Pastor K. Marshall Williams has experienced what researchers term "post traumatic slave syndrome," the trauma and pain African Americans suffer from societal and institutional racism and marginalization.

    Racial conciliation, the process of empathizing with this trauma and pain, is necessary to achieve racial reconciliation, Williams told Baptist Press in advance of a forum he's hosting Feb. 23 on the subject at his pastorate, Nazarene Baptist Church in Philadelphia.

    "Listening, learning, understanding and empathizing with the deep hurts and wounds of generational trauma due to our history of slavery, racism, oppression, injustice and its repercussions," is conciliation, Williams said. "After being reconciled to God through the Lord Jesus Christ, this is the next step. Read More

  • Coffee, tweets or Jesus: Bible ranks low as daily must

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (9 months ago)

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    PHILADELPHIA (BP) -- The Bible tops coffee, social media and sweets as a daily necessity for only 16 percent of the population, according to new research commissioned by the American Bible Society (ABS).

    The largest segment of Americans, 37 percent, see coffee as a top essential, the 2018 State of the Bible report said. Dessert topped the list for 28 percent, compared to 19 percent who chose social media.

    More than half of adults, or 58 percent, said they wished they read the Bible more often. Read More

  • ABS to move headquarters to Philadelphia

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015 (4 years ago)

    PHILADELPHIA (BP) -- After nearly 200 years in New York City, the American Bible Society has announced a relocation of its headquarters to Philadelphia. Read More