(RNS) — Aretha Franklin, a singer who began her career with gospel music and was later crowned the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday (Aug. 16) after battling a range of health issues. She was 76.
(RNS) — The Rev. James H. Cone, the scholar known as the “founder of black liberation theology,” died Saturday (April 28), Union Theological Seminary announced.
He was 79.
(RNS) — Billy Graham, a religious phenomenon who became a household name and preached to multitudes of people across the globe, died Wednesday (Feb. 21) after more than a half-century of ministry. He was 99.
Rev. William O. "Bill" Poe, 95, of Abilene, Texas, passed away Saturday Dec. 2, 2017, in Abilene, Texas.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Milton Ferguson, 89, the second president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, died today (Dec. 21) in Kansas City, Mo., after a brief battle with cancer.
(RNS) — Della Reese, a onetime gospel singer and groundbreaking African-American talk show host later known for her lead role in the TV series “Touched by an Angel,” has died at age 86.
CHICAGO (AP) — Barbara Blaine, the founder and former president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, has died. She was 61.
The organization known as SNAP announced on its Facebook page that Blaine died Sunday (Sept. 24) after a recent cardiac event.
David O. Moore, 95, former chair of the religion department at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., died Oct. 28.
Retired Baptist Home President Larry Johnson was repeatedly praised for his devotion, love and compassion during a memorial service May 21 at First Baptist Church in Farmington, Mo.
Rev. Charles Chester Stigers, 98, died Feb. 28 at Kansas City Hospice House.
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