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December 9, 2019

  1. That Old Time Religion: Heyday of the Rural Church Slips Away as Country Church Got Swallowed by the Suburbs (AL.com)
  2. Major Pete Turns to God to Win Over Black Supporters (Daily Beast)
  3. Republicans Introduce Bill to Protect LGBTQ Rights and Religious Freedom (RNS)
  4. Religious Rights vs. Foster Youth Rights Weighed in Lawsuit Over Sex-Trafficking Shelter (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  5. Christian Scientists Try to Cut Their Own Carbon Footprints (WPTA21)
  6. Canada: Decline in Baptisms Leads Quebec Church to Rethink Children’s Spirituality (Crux Now)

December 6, 2019

  1. He Claimed Temple University Fired Him for Being a Baptist; U.S. Court Doesn’t Buy It (PennLive)
  2. Evangelicals – from Boston to Brazil – Worry About Politics Coming to Church (WBUR)
  3. Army Threatens to Take Action Against Company Putting Biblical Reference on Dog Tags (ABC11)
  4. Europe: Ancient Catholic ‘Covert Church’ Discovered in Dublin, Buried Under Old Schoolhouse (Fox News)
  5. Middle East: Arabs are Losing Faith in Religious Parties and Leaders (The Economist)
  6. Middle East: Egypt Arrests Coptic Community Rights Activist Amid Heightened Surveillance Measures (RNS)

December 4, 2019

  1. Ken Burns: The Importance of Bridging Political Divides, the Role of ‘Faith and Values’ (CNN)
  2. LDS Church Announces it Still Opposes Equal Rights Amendment as Supporters Rally at Capitol (Salt Lake Tribune)
  3. Southern Baptists Unveil Abuse Reporting Process, but Critics Say it Fails to Ensure Anonymity (Houston Chronicle)
  4. Research on Religion and Violence Enters a Gray Area (Boston Globe)
  5. The New Math of Church Mergers (Christianity Today)
  6. Evangelical Giving Holds Steady Despite Tax Reform (Christianity Today)
  7. The Science of Giving: Why it Feels Good to Give Back (Jersey’s Best)
  8. Spirituality Affects the Behavior of Mortgagers (Eureka Alert)
  9. Baylor Regents Hear Report from Spirituality and Character Study (Baptist Standard)
  10. A Choreographer Dances Out His Feelings About Race and Religion (New York Times)
  11. Walker Knight, Founding Editor of Baptists Today Newspaper and Former Editor of Home Missions Magazine, Dead at 95 (Baptist News Global)
  12. Rob Reiner, Director of The Princess Bride (The Best Movie Ever!), Accuses ‘Many White Evangelicals’ of Signing ‘Pact with Putin’ (Washington Examiner)
  13. ‘The Chosen One’: Inside the Fast-Growing Evangelical Christian Movement that Will Never Abandon Trump (Raw Story)
  14. Israel: Why Holy Land Christians are Leaving Bethlehem, Birthplace of Jesus (Fox News)

December 3, 2019

  1. Legal Reckoning: New Abuse Suits Could Cost Roman Catholic Church Over $4 Billion (Associated Press)
  2. After Lesbian Judge Denied Communion, Nearby Church Hosts Inclusive Service (NBC News)
  3. Looking for Frederick Douglass in Savannah (New York Times)
  4. False Idol – Why the Christian Right Worships Donald Trump (Rolling Stone)
  5. Falwell Jr. Launches Liberty University Think Tank to Fight Attacks on Judeo-Christian Values (Fox News)
  6. The Democratic Candidates’ Favorite Bible Verses (Christianity Today)
  7. Trump’s Other Personal Lawyer: Close to the Right, but Far from Giuliana (New York Times)
  8. China: Government Designates Lottie Moon’s Church as Historical Site (Baptist Press)

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