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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Non-believers turn to prayer in a crisis, poll finds

King & his mentors
Commonweal: Rediscovering the Black Social Gospel.
The Conversation: Meet the theologian who helped MLK see the value of nonviolence   
  
Sexual harassment in the church: apology 'has never been enough'
NPR: In light of sexual assault allegations against a pastor at Highpoint Church in Memphis, Tenn., NPR talks to Rev. Serene Jones about patterns of sexual abuse and harassment within the church.

Pope asks forgiveness for 'irreparable harm' from sex abuse
Associated Press: The Pope opened his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit.

Using the Internet may prompt religious 'tinkering' rather than belief in only one religion
Baylor University Media: Frequent Internet users may see themselves as "free agents" and are less likely to choose a religious tradition, Baylor study finds.

Non-believers turn to prayer in a crisis, poll finds
The (London) Guardian: Family and friends top the list of reasons to call on God, rather than global issues such as poverty or disasters.

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