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What’s a 15th-century statement from a pope have to do with U.S. land policy today?

In this conversation, Amanda Henderson and Steven Newcomb dive deeper into how the founding documents of the U.S. contain a claim of a God-ordained right for Christians to take land from non-Christians, which continues to be used as legal precedent in today’s world. Together, they advocate for a more inclusive and holistic approach to social and political change, one that acknowledges and respects Indigenous perspectives and sovereignty.

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Steven T. Newcomb, "Podcast🎙️ Stealing Land in the Name of God," Doctrine of Discovery Project (15 May 2024), https://doctrineofdiscovery.org/blog/rns-stealing-land-name-god/.

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