Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Trump's two inaugural Bible choices

The symbolism of Trump's two inaugural Bible choices, from Lincoln to his mother
The Washington Post: Trump's choices seem to make a nod to themes that deeply defined his campaign -- religion and race, and his complicated relationship with both.

C of E archbishops call on Christians to repent for Reformation split
The (London) Guardian: Five hundred years after the Reformation, the leaders of the Church of England have called on Christians to repent for the divisions, persecution and death.

Donald Trump and militant evangelical masculinity
Religion & Politics: White evangelical support for Trump can be seen as the culmination of a decades-long embrace of militant masculinity, says Calvin College history chair.

Trump has me searching for a new religion
The Washington Post: Garrison Keillor has been shopping around for a new religion to see him through the next four years.

What pastors, professional athletes and other leaders can do to heal divides
Deseret News: To win the trust of people they serve and start making a difference, pastors, lawmakers and other leaders will need to embrace opportunities to get out of their comfort zone.

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