In emerging role, chaplains are providing spiritual care for activists in movements across the nation

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Years of canvassing and protesting ended with activists weeping and embracing outside the prison after Davis was put to death by lethal injection. Davis, a Black man who maintained his innocence, was on death row for two decades after being convicted of murdering a Savannah police officer.

“Not In My Name” and “I am Troy Davis” slogans emblazoned T-shirts and protest signs in Georgia.

During that time, Jackson, who was freshly ordained as an Episcopal priest, found herself serving as a spiritual companion to Davis’ supporters and those involved in the movement against the death penalty.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”60px”][vc_row_inner row_type=”row” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” css_animation=””][vc_column_inner][ult_createlink title=”CONTINUE READING” btn_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Freligionnews.com%2F2020%2F07%2F23%2Fin-emerging-role-chaplains-are-providing-spiritual-care-for-activists-in-movements-across-the-nation%2F|target:_blank” link_hover_style=”Style_11″ text_color=”#ffffff” text_hovercolor=”#ffffff” background_color=”#f57c50″ bghovercolor=”#784c8e″ el_class=”nav-button” heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” css=”.vc_custom_1613531179471{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-right: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]


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