Tuesday, August 1, 2017

92-year-old Jimmy Carter Bible teacher

A Bible study led by 92-year-old Jimmy Carter is a sight to behold
Religion News Service: Everyone has come for the same reason -- to see 92-year-old Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, conduct Bible study at Maranatha Baptist Church.

The 7,150 nuns who fought against Trumpcare
The Washington Post: Nuns' plea was a reminder that religious witness in politics is not confined to the political right, says E.J. Dionne Jr.

Shane Claiborne challenges Jerry Falwell to debate Trump and Jesus
Christian Today: Radical Christian Shane Claiborne has challenged Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. to a public debate following the defeat in the Senate of a bill aimed at repealing Obamacare.

When do moviegoers become pilgrims?
The Conversation: Film-induced travels can turn into something more than merely tourism: Distinctions between tourism and pilgrimage, on-screen reality and off-screen reality, and the secular and sacred grow blurry.

Egyptian Islamic authority sets up fatwa kiosk in Cairo metro
The (London) Guardian: Travelers passing through al-Shohada station are being offered chance to get advice from religious scholars inside booth.

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