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The Briefing 08-26-14

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1) In face of Islamic State atrocities, secularists struggle to explain evil

The Islamic State is evil returned, Washington Post (Richard Cohen)

Martin Amis on Hitler and the nature of evil, Financial Times (Martin Amis)

2) Churches conforming views of sexuality all see decline of congregants

How To Shrink Your Church In One Easy Step, The Federalist (Alexander Griswold)

3) TV uses infidelity as source of comedy

Infidelity on TV is becoming quite a common affair, USA Today (Ann Oldenburg)

4) Entertainment industry’s fixation on end of world demonstrates centrality of theology

TV Goes to the Ends of the World, TIME (James Poniewozik)