Through their ground-breaking work we have inherited a better world and been shown an example of how finding the good news in our own faith can give us the strength to go out and share the Good News of love and grace and change the world in the process.
In 1995, preaching on a text from the Book of Exodus, Father Curry reminded the congregation that Harriet Tubman is remembered as “the Moses of her people” for her role in freeing slaves. “There’s always a new Pharaoh,” Father Curry said. “He takes many disguises . . . making slaves of the children of God.”
Commemoration of Sojourner Truth (1797-1883), Harriet Tubman (ca 1822-1913), Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818-1894) and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1850-1902), Pioneers and prophets
1 Peter 4:10-11
Religion without humanity is very poor stuff. — Sojourner Truth
I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.— Harriet Tubman
Man represents us, legislates for us and now holds himself accountable for us? How kind of him, and what a weight is lifted from us! We […]