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January 21, 2020

  1. How a Heritage of Black Preaching Shaped MLK’s Voice in Calling for Justice (Raw Story)
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy, Commitment to Service Honored Around Chicagoland (WGTN)
  3. First African Baptist Church Brunswick, Georgia Celebrates History (Brunswick News)
  4. Major Evangelical Non-Profits are Trying a New Strategy With the IRS that Allows Them to Hide Their Salaries (MSN)
  5. Cottage Grove Church to Usher Out Gray-Haired Members in Effort to Attract More Young Parishioners (Twin Cities Pioneer Press)
  6. Religious Wars: With the Christian Right on the Offensive, Activists are Fighting Back (Salon)
  7. Error in Printed LDS Church Manual Could Revise Racial Criticism (Salt Lake Tribune)
  8. Has Your Therapist Asked About Your Religion or Spirituality? (Psychology Today)

January 20, 2019

  1. Constitutional Showdown: Montana School Choice Case Heads to U.S. Supreme Court (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
  2. A Christian Nationalist Group is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislators (Truth Out)
  3. Biden Tells Black Baptist Leaders: Trump is Fanning the Flames of Hate (Christian Post)
  4. California Will Provide Camp Trailers and Modular Tents to Cities to Help the Homeless (CNN)
  5. Can Catholics and Evangelicals Sway Politics as the ‘Religious Left’? (National Catholic Register)
  6. Europe: French Trial Exposes How Church Covered for Predator Priest (News4 San Antonio)

January 17, 2020

  1. Why the Split in the Methodist Church Should Set Off Alarm Bells for Americans (Washington Post)
  2. Multiracial Ohio Church Turns Conversations on Race into Political Action (RNS)
  3. International Bonhoeffer Society Calls for ‘Ending Donald’s Presidency’ (Sojourners)
  4. Trump Wants to End Requiring U.S. Religious Welfare Groups to Tell Clients of Options (New York Times)
  5. The Supreme Court Takes up a Deeply Fraught Case About State Funding of Religious Schools (Vox)
  6. Tennessee Law Would Allow Christian Adoption Agencies to Discriminate (Baptist Press)
  7. Bill Would Replace Bible Course in Kentucky Public Schools with ‘Variety of Religious Texts’ (Blue Mountain Eagle)

January 16, 2019

  1. The Age of Nones May Favor Churches That Welcome Doubters (RNS)
  2. Virginia Governor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Gun Rights Rally (NPR)
  3. Where Christian Evangelicals Worship Trump More Than Jesus – Key Voters Stay Loyal to the President (The Guardian)
  4. Christian Advocates Booked Trump Hotel to Coincide with White House Briefing (MSN)
  5. Evangelicals Support Prison Reform in Theory, but Less in Practice (Christianity Today)
  6. Can Spirituality Help Alleviate Anxiety? (Mic)

January 15, 2020

  1. Birmingham Episcopalian Church Buys and Forgives Millions of Dollars of Medical Debt (Yellowhammer News)
  2. 11,000 Christians Protest Franklin Graham’s Florida Trip, Say it Doesn’t Speak for Their Faith in Petition (Newsweek)
  3. Trump Condemned for Retweeting Fake Islamophobic Image Featuring Pelosi (The Guardian)
  4. Controversial Legislation Proposed to Make 2020 the ‘Year of the Bible’ in Oklahoma (KWTV)
  5. Long History Underlies Fight Over Religious-School Funding (Education Week)
  6. The Technology of the Future Paints a Very Lonely Future for All of Us (CNN)
  7. Middle East: Israel Taking Risks Embracing Support of Evangelists – Scholars (Jerusalem Post)

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