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A Great Awakening

Molly Worthen The New York Times
This decade-old book is especially relevant now.

This Is the Southern Baptist Apocalypse

Russell Moore Christianity Today
"I only know firsthand the rage of one who wonders while reading what happened on the seventh floor of that Southern Baptist building, how many children were raped ... while we boasted that no one could reach the world for Jesus like we could."

The Real Dividing Line on Abortion

Meredith Conroy, Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux FiveThirtyEight
These findings line up with decades of research suggesting that views of abortion are intimately linked to how people think about motherhood, sex and women’s social roles.

Friday Nite Videos | May 13, 2022

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George Carlin on Abortion and 'The Sanctity of Life.' Hakeem Jeffries Dismantles Clarence Thomas. Waterman | Documentary w/ Jason Mamoa. A Picture of the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole. Abortion Ruling | John Oliver.

Friday Nite Videos | May 6, 2022

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For Religious Right, Abortion Was a Means to Power. Alyssa Milano | Abortion Rights. Happening | Movie. Days of the Theocracy. Covid-19: Where It Came From, and Why There Are More To Come.

Days of the Theocracy

"First they fight abortion / birth control is next." Songs foretold where we've gotten and warned where we may go.

White Nationalist Fringe Moves Closer to Center of GOP

Annika Brockschmidt Religion Dispatches
“Today, the United States finds itself at a crossroads. To the left, lies multiracial democracy; to the right a 'white Christian nation' or Herrenvolk 'democracy.'” It’s clear which path the Republican party has chosen. 
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