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Thursday, August 31, 2023

Americans continue to see Confederate monuments differently

Pastor indicted alongside Trump returns to pulpit
Religion News Service: The Rev. Stephen Lee, who is facing multiple charges regarding his alleged attempt to meddle in Georgia’s 2020 election results, began the service by reading from a passage that calls on believers to “put on the full armor of God.”
New York City mosques can now broadcast Muslim call to prayer on Friday afternoons without permit
CNN: New York City issued new guidance Tuesday allowing mosques (masjids) to broadcast the Muslim call to prayer on Fridays between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. without obtaining a permit and despite sound restrictions in city neighborhoods.
Haitian police announce investigation into deadly church-led protest
Al Jazeera: Evangelical leader Marcorel Zidor led “hundreds” of armed protesters into a gang-controlled area of the capital Port-au-Prince.
Black and white Americans continue to see Confederate monuments differently
Baptist News Global: Black and white Americans disagree greatly on how to handle Confederate memorials, despite largely agreeing on the need to acknowledge slavery and the discrimination and violence against racial minorities, a new study shows.
This ‘Jane Eyre’ enthusiast invites you to treat your favorite books as sacred text
NPR: Vanessa Zoltan is an atheist chaplain. She’s also the author of a memoir, called “Praying with Jane Eyre,” all about how she has learned to read literature like sacred texts.

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