Wednesday

The Briefing 06-28-17

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  • Geographic virtue signaling: Four more 'discriminatory' states added to California's state travel ban
  • 'No religion' now Australia's number one religion? No, but new census data reveals secularizing trend
  • NPR highlights importance of fathers for children's well-being—are they listening to their own report?
Friday

The Briefing 02-24-17

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  • Should parents be involved when a minor considers abortion? Current IN law says no; new bill says yes.
  • Vermont edges out New Hampshire in new Gallup survey as the least religious state in America
  • Secularization and Secularism in New England: The shape of our future?
Tuesday

The Briefing 01-05-16

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  • Mormon dimension of Oregon standoff largely overlooked by national media
  • Post-Christian Britain becoming hostile, not neutral, to its historic Christian roots
  • Decline of Christianity in Europe sees rise in pagan spiritualism, not atheism
Monday

The Briefing 01-04-16

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  • Upheaval in Middle East reminds of theological rift in Islam between Shiite and Sunni sects
  • Leftward moral and political trajectory points to more fundamental American secularization
  • Absence of religious affiliation lends to politics becoming religion, basis for moral life