Monday

The Briefing 09-11-17

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  • What the unpredictability of a hurricane says about human vulnerability
  • Dependence on technology revealed as many are in the dark after Hurricane Irma
  • New York Times amazed that hurricane strengthens, rather than weakens Christians’ faith
  • In the face of nature’s chaos, New York Times asks, “Why can’t we stop asking 'Why?'”
Tuesday

The Briefing 09-05-17

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  • Lessons small become lessons large: North Korean threat reveals necessity of stability and order
  • The strength of relationships vs. the fragility of stuff in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
  • Two rival visions of Christianity on display in the response to the Nashville Statement
Friday

The Briefing 09-01-17

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  • Princess Diana: Not only a pop culture icon, but also a driver of the moral revolution
  • Hurricane Harvey tests the vocabulary of meteorology
  • Courage under fire: How a kindly grandmother who turned out to be an important WWII spy
Wednesday

The Briefing 08-30-17

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  • Evangelical coalition releases Nashville statement, a manifesto on biblical sexuality
  • Nowhere to hide: Church faces unavoidable questions on issues of sexuality
  • Why the human scale is the most important scale when it comes to Hurricane Harvey
Tuesday

The Briefing 08-29-17

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  • Harvey dumps over 9 trillion (and counting) gallons of water on Texas. What does this mean?
  • Is marriage just an ‘evolving institution’? One Australian political figure thinks so
  • ‘X’ marks the spot: Canada adds third gender category to passports