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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

How Christian theology and practice are being shaped by trauma studies

Georgetown reparations plan for slaves sold by university draws criticism from students
America: A university-wide letter announced that Georgetown would raise around $400,000 a year to create a fund for reparations to the descendants of slaves sold by the college, a markedly different plan from proposals supported by students.

How Christian theology and practice are being shaped by trauma studies
Christian Century: Talking about God in the face of wounds that won't go away.

Philanthropy for the women's movement, not just 'empowerment'*
SSIR: The philanthropic community's preoccupation with impact and the short-term projects that deliver measurable outcomes can distract us from what really works.

Ethiopians protest church burnings as ethnic tensions rise
Christianity Today: After a dramatic October, some say Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed must earn his Nobel Peace Prize.

James MacDonald 'biblically disqualified' for ministry, says Harvest Bible
Religion News Service: In a statement released Sunday (Nov. 3), the church elders found MacDonald was prone to anger, "had a pattern of improperly exercising positional and spiritual authority over others to his own advantage," and sought to profit from the church's ministry.

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