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Friday, February 26, 2021

We can’t think our way out of this mess

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, newly vaccinated, return to church in Georgia*
The New York Times: The Carters have long been devoted members of Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. -- both of them as deacons, and he, for decades, as a Sunday school teacher.

I’m a philosopher. We can’t think our way out of this mess.*
Christian Century: James K. A. Smith is throwing in his lot with the poets and painters, the novelists and songwriters.

John Baker, founder of the Christian support group Celebrate Recovery, has died
Religion News Service: Baker started the Christian 12-step group to bridge the gap between churches and 12-step groups.

General Conference postponed until 2022
United Methodist News: General Conference organizers announced that the denomination’s top lawmaking assembly -- long postponed by pandemic -- must wait to meet another year.

The House has passed the Equality Act, but religious freedom concerns remain
Deseret News: The Equality Act would add sexual orientation and gender identity-based protections to federal civil rights law.

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