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Monday, November 8, 2021

Gen Z is turning away from religion in order to live out their values

Nearing Monday coronavirus vaccine deadline, thousands of federal workers seek religious exemptions to avoid shots*
The Washington Post: High percentages of federal workers are reporting they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, but tens of thousands of holdouts have requested exemptions on religious grounds.
Religion News Service:
Two evangelical seminaries sue to block vaccine mandates, citing religious freedom
Gen Z is turning away from religion in order to live out their values
Religion Dispatches: Though a majority of young people say they engage in acts of protest as a religious or spiritual practice, many do not believe faith groups share their interest in supporting LGBTQ+ rights, gender equity, racial justice, and more.
Georgia clergy lead ministry of prayer, witness outside courthouse during trial in Ahmaud Arbery’s killing
Episcopal News Service: Episcopal clergy and other local faith leaders are leading a daily ministry of peaceful witness and prayer outside the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Georgia, during the trial of three white men charged in the Feb. 23, 2020, killing of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery.
Inside the unraveling of American Zionism*
The New York Times: How a new generation of Jewish leaders began to rethink their support for Israel.
After FBI spying, Muslim Americans ask Supreme Court to OK religious bias suit
ABC News: Government state secrets privilege is at issue in the religious freedom case.

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