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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

An interview with James H. Cone

How does Congress have chaplains without violating the separation of church and state?
The Conversation: The present controversy over the resignation of Father Patrick Conroy, a Jesuit priest and longtime House chaplain, offers a unique opportunity to ask broader questions about why the U.S. Congress employs chaplains and what they do.

Theologians and white supremacy: An interview with James H. Cone
America: In this 2006 interview, James H. Cone, who died Saturday, urged white theologians to speak out forcefully against racism, saying, "I speak out against white supremacy not because I have lost hope, but rather because I too have found it."
Religion Dispatches: James H. Cone: In memorium

North Korea's secret Christians
The Atlantic: South Koreans are proselytizing in the adamantly atheist country using thousands of illicit radios smuggled over the border.

'God and the IRS' stakes out controversial positions on religion and taxes
Forbes: A new book argues that accommodations to religious individuals have been implemented in a random, haphazard manner without any sort of overarching system.

Christians in Jerusalem's Old City 'under threat' from settlers
The Guardian: Church leaders claim priests are being verbally abused and spat at while property is being vandalized in the ancient walled city.

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