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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Nobody builds churches like they do in this part of India

A campaign to blitz the country with 'In God We Trust' laws takes root
Religion News Service: This year, five state legislatures passed laws mandating that every public school prominently display the national motto "In God We Trust."

The Conversation: Total gifts from individual donors are rising, at least for now.

The New York Times: The detention of 32 workers at a concrete plant opened fissures among the town's churches and secular leaders, and brought an abstract national issue painfully close to home.

Donors call for investigation into trustee handling of seminary president's firing
Baptist News Global: Seven individuals and nine couples co-signed a letter from an executive in the oil and gas exploration business in Houston, claiming the seminary's board of trustees nudged President Paige Patterson into retirement without due process.

Nobody builds churches like they do in this part of India
Quartz: Vividly-colored and shaped like stars, ships, and castles, several churches in Kerala appear to defy one of the basic tenets of architecture -- "form follows function."

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