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The Briefing Special Edition: Supreme Court Ruling on Hobby Lobby Case

Podcast Transcript This special edition of The Briefing is released in response to the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Today’s decision in...

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The Briefing 06-27-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Abortion counseling buffer zone law struck down in defense of free speech Mass. abortion clinic buffer zone law struck down, Boston Globe...

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  • Buffer Zone law
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Massachusetts
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Summer jobs
  • Windsor
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Briefing 06-26-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Supreme Court's liberals and conservatives united on right to privacy Major Ruling Shields Privacy of Cellphones, New York Times (Adam Liptak) 2)...

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  • Canada
  • Hollywood
  • Joe Biden
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Supreme Court
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The Briefing 06-25-14

Podcast Transcript 1) United Methodist court reinstates defrocked minister in disregard of doctrinal fidelity Methodist Panel Reinstates Defrocked Pastor, New York Times (Michael Paulson and...

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  • Autism
  • Childhood
  • Marijuana
  • Parenting
  • PCUSA
  • United Methodists
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The Briefing 06-24-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Significant Supreme Court decisions to be handed down this week Eight big cases await Supreme Court rulings, USA Today (Richard Wolf) 2)...

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Genesis 19:1-30

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The Briefing 06-23-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Creationism banned from all government funded UK schools triumph of materialistic worldview Teaching creationism as scientifically valid now banned in all UK public...

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  • Creationism
  • gambling
  • Gender Identity
  • Schools
  • United Kingdom
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The Briefing 06-20-14

Podcast Transcript 1) PC(USA) affirms same-sex marriage, repudiating Scripture as membership declines Presbyterians vote to allow gay marriage, Religion News Service (Lauren Markoe) Presbyterian Church...

  • Abortion
  • Audio
  • Hollywood
  • PCUSA
  • Same-Sex Marriage
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The Briefing 06-19-14

Podcast Transcript 1) World Cup popularity evidence of democratizing effect of soccer Why is the World Cup so popular?, Christian Science Monitor (Matthew Clark) A...

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  • Fatherhood
  • Parenting
  • Sports
  • World Cup
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The Briefing 06-18-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Basis of theological authority cause of rifts now evident in Iraq Obama Pushes Iraqis to Mend Sectarian Rifts, New York Times (Mark...

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  • Authority
  • Gallup Poll
  • Iraq
  • Union Theological Seminary
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The Briefing 06-17-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Polarization of U.S. exposes deep significance of worldview Political Polarization in the American Public, Pew Research Center In polarized United States, we...

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  • Childhood
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Political polarization
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The Briefing 06-16-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Breakdown of nation of Iraq reminder of human inability to prevent catastrophe Why the rivalry between ISIS and al-Qaeda may lead to...

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  • Fathers
  • Iraq
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The Briefing 06-13-14

Podcast Transcript 1) DC mayoral race a glimpse of future after the homosexual revolution Series of gay rights victories imbues elements of post-gay politics in...

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  • PCUSA
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • SBC
  • United Methodist Church
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The Briefing 06-12-14

Podcast Transcript 1) California ruling opposes teacher tenure law for sake of children's education California court rules teacher tenure creates impermissible unequal conditions, Washington Post...

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  • Economy
  • Europe
  • honor
  • Religious Liberty
  • Teacher Tenure
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The Briefing 06-11-14

Podcast Transcript 1) College anti-discriminatory policies a collision of theory of toleration and actual practice Colleges and Evangelicals Collide on Bias Policy, New York Times...

  • Assisted Suicide
  • Audio
  • Colleges
  • Discrimination
  • OJ Simpson
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The Briefing 06-10-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Secular writer concerned over literal belief in the Bible of many Americans Religious Constriction, New York Times (Charles M. Blow) 2) Scientist...

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  • Comic Books
  • Creationism
  • Evolution
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The Briefing 06-09-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Reports on rising stay-at-home dads reveal urge to declare changing gender roles More dads stay at home, but reasons are complex, USA...

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  • Divorce
  • Euthanasia
  • Gender Roles
  • Parenting
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The Briefing 06-06-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Corruption and decay of gambling venues reveal vain hopes of gambling Horse Racing Still Stumbling in Antidrug Push, New York Times (Juliet...

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The Briefing 06-05-14

Podcast Transcript 1) "Slender Man" stabbing by 12-year olds reveals need for responsible internet parenting Internet blamed as 'dark and wicked' influence in Wisconsin stabbing,...

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  • Escape Rooms
  • Political polarization
  • Slender Man
  • Video Games
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The Briefing 06-04-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Debate after abdication of Spanish king reminder of human longing for a good king King Juan Carlos to abdicate Spanish throne, The...

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  • King Juan Carlos
  • Medicare
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Tiananmen Massacre
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The Briefing 06-03-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Controversy over POW trade example of moral complexity of fallen world Did Bowe Bergdahl go AWOL in Afghanistan?, Christian Science Monitor (Brad...

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  • Bowe Bergdahl
  • Islam
  • Political Correctness
  • West Point
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The Briefing 06-02-14

Podcast Transcript 1) SBC affiliated church attempt to establish "Third Way" on gay marriage no middle way Why There’s No “Third Way” on Gay Marriage,...

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Ask Anything: Weekend Edition 05-31-14

1) How should a Christian with an unbelieving spouse raise their children? 2) What would be an appropriate "Twitter-theology"? 3) Should evangelicals participate in interfaith...

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  • Interfaith
  • Marriage
  • Social Media
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The Briefing 05-30-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Transgender movement reveals cultural momentum towards moral nihilism and sexual anarchy  The Transgender Tipping Point, TIME (Katy Steinmetz) Who Are Women’s Colleges...

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  • Reality TV
  • Transgender
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The Briefing 05-29-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Pressures from  rapid cultural shift on gay marriage cannot change biblical teaching 5 reasons gay marriage is winning, Religion News Service (Kevin...

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  • Original Sin
  • Parenting
  • Political Knowledge
  • Same-Sex Marriage
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The Briefing 05-28-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Secular revival of religious artifacts exposes exhaustion of secular age Lost Without a Prayer, New York Times (Lorne Manly) A Resurrection of...

  • American Family
  • Audio
  • Population shift
  • secularism
  • True Beauty
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Genesis 18:1-33

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The Briefing 05-27-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Isla Vista shootings reminder of inability to read a person's mind or heart Video Rant, Then Deadly Rampage in California Town, New...

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  • Elliot Rodger
  • European Union
  • Isla Vista
  • Shooting
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Ask Anything: Weekend Edition 05-24-14

1) Should single Christians adopt? 2) Do multi-site or multiple service churches conform to a New Testament view of the church? 3) How should a Christian...

  • Adoption
  • Audio
  • Multi-Site Church
  • Voting
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The Briefing 05-23-14

Podcast Transcript 1) Pro-choice advocates threatened by limitations on abortion due to distastefulness of abortion With New Bill, Abortion Limits Spread in South, New York Times...

  • Abortion
  • Audio
  • Family
  • Fatherhood
  • Poverty
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