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Monday, July 22, 2019

The God of Love had a really bad week

Kissed goodbye
Slate: Josh Harris, the author of a wildly popular manifesto on abstinence before marriage, is separating from his wife -- and reevaluating his legacy.

Faith groups fear the end of refugee resettlement in the U.S.
Religion News Service: The Trump administration is considering shutting down refugee resettlement for the coming fiscal year.

The God of Love had a really bad week
CNN: "White Christianity right now is a dumpster of discord" Diana Butler Bass says.

"Forgive us our debts": The economics of the Lord's Prayer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Debt covers both financial and non-financial owing, as in "mortgage debt" and "debt of gratitude."

Scribes tried to blot her out. Now a scholar is trying to recover the real Mary Magdalene.
Religion News Service: Mary Magdalene's role was deliberately downplayed by biblical scribes to minimize her importance.

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