Friday, October 28, 2016

Religion may be a miracle drug

How a new generation is changing evangelical Christianity
The Conversation: A new generation of evangelicals is emerging that has a very different view of what it means to be a "Jesus follower."

Why do people stop going to church? Church of England fails to halt decline
Christian Today: Sunday churchgoing in the Church of England has plummeted to an unprecedented new low.

Religion may be a miracle drug
USA Today: If one could conceive of a single elixir to improve the physical and mental health of millions of Americans -- at no personal cost -- what value would our society place on it? It's already in reach, just a short drive away.

The Smithsonian now has its first religion curator since the 1890s
The Washington Post: As the Smithsonian's first curator of religion in more than a century, Peter Manseau's job is to remind Americans of our nation's religious history, in all its diversity, messiness, import and splendor.

Pope Francis the manager: surprising, secretive, shrewd
National Catholic Reporter: Keeping his cards close to his chest, Francis has used his own distinct management style to try to shake up the Church.

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