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Adelle M. Banks

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Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 1 day ago
Here’s a sampling from some of the nation's denominations:1. SOUTHERN BAPTISTSThe Southern Baptist Convention has passed more than 50 resolutions about the “deleterious effects of consuming alcohol...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 3 weeks 1 day ago
President Obama on Feb. 5 called for an emphasis on what is just about the world’s religions as a way to counter the ways faith has been distorted across the globe.“We see faith driving us to do...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 3 weeks 2 days ago
Should religious colleges be bound by the same union and labor rules as secular universities? Or be rated by the same criteria?Those questions and more will be tackled by the presidents of three...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 12 weeks 3 hours ago
“African-American brothers and sisters, especially brothers, in this country are more likely to be arrested, more likely to be executed, more likely to be killed.”It’s the kind of statement that’s...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 12 weeks 2 days ago
Evangelicals are teaming up with environmentalists to support the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan to substantially reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-burning power plants.The...

Articles by Adelle M. Banks

I've been a religion reporter for more than a decade, and I still find that many
misunderstand my title—journalists included.