Church & Culture Blog | Church and Culture

Truly scary! FH

Nearly 1 in 3 practicing Christians agreed with the idea that “if you do good, you will receive good, and if you do bad, you will receive bad.” In other words, the idea of karma.28% believe that “all people pray to the same god or spirit, no matter what name they use for that spiritual being.” Welcome to New Age thinking.27% believe that “meaning and purpose come from becoming one with all that is.” Can you say Hinduism?Wait… it gets worse.

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Christians, in an Epochal Shift, Are Leaving the Middle East – WSJ

The Arab Christian diaspora in the U.S. has already emerged as powerful in politics and business. Dina Powell, Mr. Trump’s influential deputy national security adviser, is of Egyptian Coptic origin. With the near-depletion of the Christian population in the Middle East and the recent flight of the Kurdish minority Yazidis from Islamic State, followed just a few decades after the flight of its Jews, many fear for the region’s future—not only because of the rise of radicalism but the loss of talent needed fo

Source: Christians, in an Epochal Shift, Are Leaving the Middle East – WSJ

Why Liberals Aren’t as Tolerant as They Think – POLITICO Magazine

These findings confirm that conservatives, liberals, the religious and the nonreligious are each prejudiced against those with opposing views. But surprisingly, each group is about equally prejudiced. While liberals might like to think of themselves as more open-minded, they are no more tolerant of people unlike them than their conservative counterparts are.

Source: Why Liberals Aren’t as Tolerant as They Think – POLITICO Magazine

Duke Divinity Crisis: The Documents Are Out | The American Conservative

THis is just a fascinating synopsis of the PC environment today. FH

A source at DDS sends me the original e-mail exchanges that have caused the current crisis. Here they are, chronologically presented:1. On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM, Anathea Portier-Young  wrot

Source: Duke Divinity Crisis: The Documents Are Out | The American Conservative