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Virginia Theological Seminary pays reparations

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] When Frances Terrell was first approached about participating in a reparations program the Virginia Theological Seminary had been working on, she...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Presidents and the Seminary

Given our proximity to the District, it is not surprising that presidents are often visiting Alexandria. It started with President George Washington, who loved...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: COVID-19 and change

Back in March 2020, we talked about “two weeks, perhaps a month to flatten the curve” and a V-shaped recovery. These two weeks were...

COVID-19 update for March 26: 10, 850 cases, 127 deaths in...

By Staff As of March 26, there have been 10,850 positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Alexandria, resulting in 127 fatalities, according to...

COVID-19 update for Feb. 3: 9,544 cases, 104 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of Feb.3, there have been 9,544 positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Alexandria, resulting in 104 fatalities, according to the...

COVID-19 update for Dec. 30: 7,231 cases, 87 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of Dec. 30, there have been 7,231 positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Alexandria, resulting in 87 fatalities, according to...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: We all need to become...

The first U.S. case of COVID-19 was diagnosed on Jan. 20, 2020, meaning this pandemic in America is about seven months old. When the shutdown...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Taking risks in life

Everyone has to take some risks. Going for a walk might involve a fall; getting in a car might involve a crash; and enjoying...

My View | The Rev. Ian S. Markham: The pandemic as...

Certain stories become “part of the furniture” of a culture. From the mystic of the rainbow to the survival of the animals on an...

Prayers during a pandemic

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] During difficult times, people often turn to their religious communities for support, but conditions under the coronavirus pandemic continue to...