Monday, October 30, 2017

After 'Choosing Donald Trump,' is the evangelical church in crisis?

Is Tumblr witchcraft feminism - or cultural appropriation?
Religion News Service: Critics say a perfect storm of Instagram-era online branding combined with leftist political posturing has made witchcraft the latest victim of cultural appropriation.

After 'Choosing Donald Trump,' is the evangelical church in crisis?
NPR: As author Stephen Mansfield details in his new book, "Choosing Donald Trump: God, Anger, Hope, and Why Christian Conservatives Supported Him," Trump was able to tap into resentment within the parts of the evangelical community that boiled over during former President Barack Obama's tenure.

U.S. bishops missing opportunity for meaningful conversation
NCR: The press release announcing the agenda for the upcoming meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops was pretty sad. The agenda is thin, writes Michael Sean Winters.

The doors of the church are open: Bethel AME Church-Boston shelters undocumented immigrants facing deportation
Christian Reporter: The church opened its doors as a sanctuary church for a man from El Salvador facing deportation. The issue of undocumented immigrants affects not only the Latino community but also those of African descent.

What should the university be in a time of devastation?
Chronicle of Higher Education: The university should be the center of service -- a relevant and essential key to the survival, recovery, and betterment of the land and the people it serves, writes a professor at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

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