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

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