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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

How worship rewires our brains and bonds us together

Pastor Rick Warren’s final Saddleback Church sermon is a lot like his first one in 1980*
Los Angeles Times: This time, Warren gave the sermon as tens of thousands of people watched and as one of the most influential and defining figures of American evangelicalism.
Hymns and neurons: How worship rewires our brains and bonds us together
Christianity Today: Scientific data suggests that singing in community reshapes our physical selves and our corporate connections.
Mormonism’s tortured genius
Religion News Service: The big-C ‘Mormon Church’ will not save us. But the little-c church keeps a light of hope kindled in my heart, says Jana Riess.
Chile hospital integrates Native medicine, birth to death
Associated Press: The largest public hospital in the southern Chilean city of Osorno is finding new ways to incorporate indigenous health practices, a move they say is restoring a crucial spiritual component to health care.
‘From haram to halal’: How a bar became a shelter for Muslim migrants in Mexico
NPR: Six miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, Muslims gather to pray in an oud-scented musalla. The prayer room sits within a two-story, 8,000 square foot refugee shelter, complete with a minaret and a blue dome.

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