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The Soul-Crushing Legacy of Billy Graham

Bob Moser Rolling Stone
"I would torment myself for another 20 years trying to 'reform,' never quite able to shake the voice of Billy Graham promising me eternal damnation"

The Death of Christianity in the U.S.

Miguel de la Torre Baptist News Global
As a young man, I walked down the sawdust aisle at a Southern Baptist church and gave my heart to Jesus. But I can no longer allow my name to be tarnished by that political party masquerading as Christian.


It All Began with Adam and Eve

Michael Schaub NPR
Stephen Greenblatt gives a new look into one of our civilization's origin myths and its role in the development of misogynist discourse.

Why Riverside Church Supports the April 29 March on Washington for Climate, Jobs & Justice

Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Senior Minister, The Riverside Church Portside
Anybody who is paying attention should be worried about the very real threat of climate change, but action on critical environmental issues is often set aside because of perceived immediate crisis: war breaking out on the international stage, racial injustice and inequality decimating our streets at home, threats of mass deportation, a growing healthcare crisis. With all of these vying for our attention, attending to the earth hardly seems high on the priority list.

Friday Nite Videos | April 14, 2017

The Divinity of Donald Trump. Tax Dodge: The Carried Interest Loophole. Elizabeth Warren | The Cover-Up In Trump’s Taxes. America Will Be - Uniting a Movement. Is a Socialist Future Possible? Sarah Leonard & Bhaskar Sunkara.

The Divinity of Donald Trump

Jordan Klepper speaks to Pastor Mark Burns, one of Donald Trump's religious supporters, to find out how the GOP presidential hopeful stacks up as a Christian.

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Worldwide, School Choice Hasn't Improved Performance

Henry M. Levin; Steve Hinnefeld U.S. News and World Report
The experience of other countries suggests Betsy DeVos' voucher vision falls flat. Research led by an Indiana University professor confirms what school voucher critics have long argued: Voucher programs receive public funding yet discriminate on the basis of religion, disability status, sexual orientation and possibly other factors. Democratic political participation requires access to information, engagement in discourse and electoral activity to be effective.
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