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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Black Baptist church shaped Cummings' commitment

A church service inspired by Beyoncé, no halo required*
New York Times: The Beyoncé Mass explores how issues of race and gender impact the lives, voices and bodies of black women. (It's not, however, about worshiping Beyoncé.)

Anti-Semitism tops American Jewish concerns in latest survey
Religion News Service: A first-of-its-kind survey from the American Jewish Committee finds that 88% of American Jews say anti-Semitism is a problem in the U.S. today.

Attorney General Barr preaches a secular law-and-order Christianity*
New York Magazine: The cold secular legalism of Barr's approach to religion's role in human life reinforces cultural conservatism -- replacing Law and Gospel with Law and Order.

Black Baptist church shaped Cummings' commitment
Associated Press: To many black clergy, Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was more than a formidable orator, civil rights champion and passionate public servant, he was also one of them.

Cardinal says synod seeks to give women greater role in Church governance
Crux: Catholic bishops are not fully utilizing Church law to maximize the role of women in decision making capacities, Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai said on Wednesday.

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