Presbyterian Church (USA) Repudiates the Doctrine of Discovery

Doctrine of Discovery: A Review of Its Origins and Implications for Congregations in the PC(USA) and Support for Native American Sovereignty.

A conversation on the doctrine of discovery will always entail a discussion of Native American or Indigenous lands. Moreover, because the doctrine has been a central part of U.S. law regarding tribal lands, the Presbyterian Church has played a major role historically in the implementation of the doctrine.

 

Download the Doctrine of Discovery Report to the 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church-2018 PDF.

via: Presbyterian Mission