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Thursday, March 3, 2016

does drama always end up sneering at religion?

The unseen side of Bernie Sanders's young voter revolution
The Christian Science Monitor: Bernie Sanders's appeal to young people is well known. But less examined is his connection to their faith, with a spirituality not grounded in any religious tradition.

Vatican newspaper essays say women should preach at Mass
Religion News Service: A series of essays in the semiofficial Vatican newspaper is urging the Catholic Church to allow women to preach from the pulpit at Mass.

This college is launching a bachelor's degree in gospel music, the first of its kind
The Washington Post: Gospel music lies at the root of most forms of American popular music, but it tends to hit a firewall in the institutions that prepare musicians for public careers. Until now.

Kansas pastor steps out of the closet and into the crosshairs
Religion News Service: The Rev. Cynthia Meyer said she was "called by God to be open and honest" about who she is. So, during her first sermon of 2016, Meyer broke the news: She loves another woman.

Why does drama always end up sneering at religion?
The Spectator: Religion is appealing to dramatists. But will theatre ever take religion seriously?

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