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Monday, April 24, 2023

Our lawmakers are more religious than we are

What to know about the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial*
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Jury selection begins today in the trial of Robert Bowers, accused in the Tree of Life attack in 2018. The killing of 11 worshippers was the worst antisemitic attack on U.S. soil.
Don’t just remember the Armenian genocide. Prevent it from happening again
TIME: Every year on April 24 we mark the 1915 Armenian genocide, in which up to 1.5 million Armenians perished at the hands of the Ottomans. This year, Armenians are again facing a new set of atrocities as the world watches on with indifference, writes a human rights activist.
Thousands pay tribute to Atlanta megachurch pastor Charles F. Stanley*
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Thousands of people came to say goodbye to the Rev. Charles F. Stanley, who died Tuesday at age 90. Stanley built an evangelical global broadcasting empire from the pulpit of First Baptist Church of Atlanta.
Our lawmakers are more religious than we are
Axios: The discrepancy — a trend also present in state legislatures — provides a window into why policies and debates on abortion, LGBTQ rights and other issues often don’t reflect what Americans want.
What would Jane Jacobs do? Toward a new model for houses of worship
Baptist News Global: In her book “The Death and Life of Great American Cities,” the urbanist championed a community-based approach to city building. She notes four attributes especially important in making great cities. Most houses of worship fail at three of the four, writes Rick Reinhard.

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