Monday, December 7, 2020
The COVID-19 books have arrived: From Pope Francis, John Piper, N.T. Wright and more
Religion News Service: Some prominent Christians have sought to offer comfort or answers to life’s biggest questions in new books published since the coronavirus first upended life last spring.
The New York Times: A charismatic pastor helped build a megachurch favored by star athletes and entertainers -- until some temptations became too much to resist.
Deseret News: With the runoffs in Georgia playing a decisive role in control of the U.S Senate, candidates appeal to voters’ religious beliefs in messaging and voter turnout efforts.
Efforts to save what’s left of Mary Allen Seminary reveal the challenges of preserving Black placemaking in Texas*
The Texas Observer: The Mary Allen Museum of African American History continues to race the clock to preserve what’s left of Texas’ first African American school for Black girls and women.
HuffPost: Critical race theory examines the role of white supremacy in institutional racism. Southern Baptist seminary presidents don’t want future pastors to learn about it.
Christianity Today: Southern Baptists keep quarreling over critical race theory