As one of the nation’s oldest and largest religion-related nonprofits begins construction of a $60-million Faith and Liberty Discovery Center overlooking Independence Hall in Philadelphia, which is expected to draw 250,000 visits a year, is its future brightening? Or is it dimming, as it embraces a new policy that requires all employees via a written commitment to refrain from premarital sex and defines marriage as solely between a man and woman?
The American Bible Society (ABS), founded in 1816 to provide Biblical scripture to anyone who might want it and closely connected with founding fathers like John Jay, John Quincy Adams, and Francis Scott Key, has long been known for its ecumenism. Indeed, we can thank the ABS for the Bible that quietly rests in the top drawer of almost every hotel room in our country and for translating and distributing Bibles across the world “without doctrinal note or comment.”Read Debby’s Full Article at Nonprofit Quarterly
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