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Friday, July 7, 2017

Attending church is good for your health

The Atlantic: When the president says being Western is the essence of America's identity, he's in part defining America in opposition to some of its own people.
The Independent: Donald Trump's speech in Warsaw sought to redefine the West around religion rather than democracy

Reformed churches endorse Catholic-Lutheran accord on key Reformation dispute
Religion News Service: One of Protestantism's leading branches has officially said it now agrees with the Vatican on the main issue at the root of its split from the Roman Catholic Church half a millennium ago.

Attending church is good for your health. Now what?
Religion News Service: Even as the studies pile up and the literature appears close to conclusive, many questions about the association between religious service attendance and health have yet to be answered.

I applaud British Islam's refusal to bow to the establishment
The (London) Guardian: Giles Fraser is not asked to demonstrate that he is not a radical, or prove that he is an asset to society. So why, he asks, should Muslims be pressed to do so?

Claremont, Willamette explore partnership
United Methodist News Service: It's going to take some time, but Claremont School of Theology may be packing up and moving to Salem, Oregon, to the campus of another United Methodist-related school, Willamette University.

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