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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

How Protestants made the modern world

Billy Graham {1918-2018}
Christianity Today: Billy Graham was perhaps the most significant religious figure of the twentieth century, and the organizations and the movement he helped spawn continue to shape the twenty-first.
The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer: America's Pastor': Evangelist Billy Graham dead at 99
The New York Times: Billy Graham, 99, dies; pastor filled stadiums and counseled presidents

Billy Graham preached simple message, reached millions
Associated Press: Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.
The Washington Post: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death

How Protestants made the modern world
Religion & Politics: An interview with historian and author Alec Ryrie about the Protestant tradition, its victories, its failures, and its ultimate importance.

Shirtless statue of Pope Benedict causes art sensation in Rome
Crux: For the sculptor, the work of art -- the object of both criticism and praise -- was never meant to be "derisive," but rather a celebration of Benedict XVI, whom he considers to be a model for what every pope should be.

British Methodists open doors to stay relevant
United Methodist News Service: Like their U.S. counterparts, British Methodist churches face both challenges and opportunities in an increasingly secular society.

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