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Thursday, January 18, 2024

The deification of Donald Trump

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry subject of clergy misconduct complaint over handling of allegations
Religion News Service: The complaint is regarding Curry’s response to abuse allegations against Bishop Prince Singh, the former bishop of the Dioceses of Eastern and Western Michigan.
The deification of Donald Trump poses some interesting questions*
The New York Times: Does Trump believe that he is God’s messenger, or are his direct and indirect claims to have a special relationship with God a cynical ploy to win evangelical votes?
How Black churches could lead the way on teen mental health
Vox: Suicides are up among Black adolescents. Sherry Molock, a clinical psychologist and ordained minister, believes Black churches could be their salvation.
Facing theological ed’s existential crisis*
The Christian Century: The four schools featured here have taken different routes to survival, but they share at least one thing in common: they serve as laboratories for an unpredictable future.
Theology from the execution room
Sojourners: While a number of anti-death penalty advocates rightly highlight the exonerations — since 1973, more than 195 people have been released from death row — Elizabeth Bruenig prefers writing about the “confessed and admittedly guilty … since we all already agree the innocent shouldn’t be put to death.”

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