Friday, February 5, 2016

Super Bowl theology: How Americans see God's role in the big game

Pope, Russian patriarch to hold first-ever meeting in Cuba Feb. 12
Crux: In a historic move, Pope Francis will meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, Feb. 12 in Cuba as the pontiff is on his way to Mexico.
Crux: Why a meeting between the pope and Russian patriarch is finally happening
  
Hollywood's problems portraying religion go way beyond Islam and Muslims
Washington Post: The entertainment industry isn't very good at talking about the daily practice of religion, no matter what a character's faith is.

Honduran cardinal warns against aborting Zika fetuses
Religion News Service: Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Honduras has denounced the idea of "therapeutic abortions" as a response to birth defects caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus that is setting off alarms throughout Latin America.
The (London) Guardian: Concern grows at Catholic church's silence over Zika virus crisis
  
What a 45-year-old British lecture series can teach us about modern distance education
Brookings: Forty-five years ago, Britain began broadcasting lectures over BBC television and radio. Here's what that Open University experiment has taught us about distance learning.

Super Bowl theology: How Americans see God's role in the big game
Christianity Today: Surveys suggest Christians believe much more prosperity gospel than Calvinism is at play.

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