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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Blessed are the peacemakers

Religious practice is declining. Here's why that's bad news for disaster recovery
Deseret News: For centuries, houses of worship have anchored communities' responses to natural disasters, but it's growing harder for faith groups to provide these services.

3 words for the church in 2019: 'we were wrong'
Baptist News Global: Too much of Christianity is built upon absolute certainty and not enough on divine mystery, says Mark Wingfield.

Funding innovations that break the mold
Stanford Social Innovation Review: How funders can support bold, emerging leaders and their cutting-edge ideas.

Rashida Tlaib's profanity about Trump is wrong -- it harms the Democratic Party's policy and political objectives
The Washington Post: Political rhetoric shapes who we are, says Michael Wear.

Jesus Christ stars in an upcoming DC Comics' series
Relevant: Jesus Christ is coming to the rescue in an upcoming series called The Second Coming, from DC imprint Vertigo.

Blessed are the peacemakers
Convivium: In the lull after Christmas and New Year's, Josh Nadeau finds the pursuit of peace ever-elusive but never more imperative.

Honoring the memory of Lamin Sanneh, Yale Divinity School expert on world Christianity
Religion News Service: Late scholar was a rigorous polymath who cared about not only the theoretical work of theology and history but the everyday lives of those who believe, says Anthea Butler.

Renderings revealed for apartment tower on Union Seminary campus
Patch: The 40-story development will be one of Morningside Heights' largest buildings and will generate funds for Union Theological Seminary.

Religion is as important as ever
Inside Higher Ed: Eboo Patel offers some thoughts about including religion in the campus/young adult diversity discourse.

5 ethical issues in science for Catholics to consider
U.S. Catholic: As science changes us, the faith community can remind scientists of the ethics at stake.

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