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Thursday's News & Ideas - 10/21/2021

  • Can anyone lead the SBC?
  • Navigating interfaith marriage
  • Christianity & fascism
  • Non-Christian employee holidays
  • Church of Apostles in Bethsaida
  • Indigenous public radio

Can anyone lead the Southern Baptist Convention forward?
Religion News Service: Ronnie Floyd joins a growing list of SBC leaders who resigned due to controversy.

Adventures in navigating an interfaith marriage
Deseret News: Data from Pew Research Center shows interfaith marriages are becoming more common.

Religion scholar Anthea Butler on “White Christianity” and its role in fueling fascism*
Salon: Author of “White Evangelical Racism” explains how a specific strain of Christianity became a toxic political force

Are non-Christian employees represented in your holiday policies?
Harvard Business Review: Accommodating a religiously diverse workplace is not just a nice to have practice; it’s increasingly becoming a must have for business and company leaders.

‘Church of the Apostles’ in Bethsaida mysteriously buried, archaeologists discover
Haaretz: Researchers at the Sea of Galilee find inscriptions proving they found a major church, shoring up their belief that this was the church of Jesus’ disciples, the real Bethsaida.

The Spark

Inside the studio at KNON, Dallas’ Indigenous radio station
Radio* has long been an important resource for rural, Native American communities, utilized to disseminate essential information, create a sense of connection, and share culture and language, Texas Observer says.

*access is limited for nonsubscribers



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