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
Thursday

The Briefing 08-31-17

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  • The new functionalist understanding of religion and how it contrasts with biblical Christianity
  • Finding refuge in the muddled middle: What can we learn from responses to the Nashville Statement?
  • Knowledge vs. Faith: Is there a new chasm in American intellectual and religious life?
  • Should children be told that they can be anything they want to be?
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