Theme of the Month

Christian Progressives Respond to Urban Poverty

Discover the vision of civic and Christian idealism behind the "settlement house" movement. More

125 years ago this summer, Jane Addams wrote a seminal essay announcing a vision of civic life and Christian idealism that had moved her and other reformers to found "settlement houses" in poor urban neighborhoods. More

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25 Core Documents

These 25 documents trace the central themes in the story of religion in American history. More

These 25 primary documents trace some of the central themes in the long, complex story of religion and politics in American history. More

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Vine & Fig Tree

The biblical motif of the Vine and Fig Tree expresses the most critical hope of the Revolution. More

The compelling imagery of the Vine and Fig Tree from the Biblical book of Micah continues to express the most essential hope of the American Revolution. More