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Christianity
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Cultural commentary from a Biblical perspective

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By mthnds - May 08 2020
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I appreciate this morning podcast for the timely and in-depth news.

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By ponyperson12 - Mar 26 2020
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Pro-life,and he says stuff like how Christians should respond to so and so

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4015 Ratings
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3673
150
68
48
76

Excellent and In-depth Analysis

By mthnds - May 08 2020
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I appreciate this morning podcast for the timely and in-depth news.

Great

By ponyperson12 - Mar 26 2020
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Pro-life,and he says stuff like how Christians should respond to so and so
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The Briefing - AlbertMohler.com

Latest release on Jun 30, 2020

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Cultural commentary from a Biblical perspective

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 10:28):
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A Major Setback in the Defense of Life: Supreme Court Strikes Louisiana Abortion Law

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
June Medical Services L. L. C. v. Russo

PART 2 (10:29 - 18:48):
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A Long Battle for Human Dignity: What Does Yesterday’s Supreme Court Decision Mean for the Pro-Life Movement?

NEW YORK TIMES (SABRINA TAVERNISE AND ELIZABETH DIAS)
The Supreme Court Stopped Anti-Abortion Momentum. For Now.

USA TODAY (RICHARD WOLF)
Supreme Court strikes down abortion clinic restrictions in Louisiana, a defeat for conservatives

PART 3 (18:49 - 22:21):
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The False Logic of No-Fault Divorce: British Government Set to Reform Divorce Law

THE TELEGRAPH (CHRISTOPHER HOPE)
No-fault 'quickie' divorces to be voted through on Monday amid backlash from MPs

PART 4 (22:22 - 28:13):
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There is No Secret Code to God’s Word: Michael Drosnin, Author of “Bible Code” Books Dies at Age 74

NEW YORK TIMES (STEVEN KURUTZ)
Michael Drosnin, Who Found Clues in the Bible, Is Dead at 74

Jun 30 2020

28mins

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Monday, June 29, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 12:51):
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Princeton University Removes Woodrow Wilson’s Name from School of Public and International Affairs

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
President Eisgruber’s message to community on removal of Woodrow Wilson name from public policy school and Wilson College
Student Letter to the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Administration

PART 2 (12:52 - 24:3):
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Memory, Monuments, Morality, and Mayhem: The Burden of Reckoning with Historical Symbols

NEW YORK TIMES (RICK ROJAS)
Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Retire State Flag Rooted in the Confederacy

PART 3 (24:4 - 32:26):
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The Christian Responsibility to Tell History Truthfully — What We Owe Each Other in Christ

FIRST THINGS (WILFRED M. MCCLAY)
Of Statues and Symbolic Murder

THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
Report on Slavery and Racism in the History of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Jun 29 2020

32mins

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Friday, June 26, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 14:53):
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Can You Be a Conservative and Officiate or Attend a Same-Sex Wedding?

WASHINGTON EXAMINER (NICHOLAS CLAIRMONT)
Same Side of the Aisle

PART 2 (14:54 - 21:57):
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Different Theology, Different Morality: The Transgender Revolution Comes to a Canadian Church

BAPTIST NEWS GLOBAL (MARK WINGFIELD)
Pastor reveals her true identity in live-streamed Sunday sermon

BAPTIST NEWS GLOBAL (JEFF BRUMLEY)
American pastor in Canada doesn’t miss culture wars, church growth pressures

PART 3 (21:58 - 24:11):
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The Culture Is Trying to Establish a New Normal: How Will Christians Respond?

Jun 26 2020

24mins

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 10:32):
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Identity Politics on Full Display: When Pride Month Intersects with Other Identity Markers Across Major Media Headlines

USA TODAY (CHARLOTTE CLYMER)
What JK Rowling should know about a transgender woman like me: Every day in public is risky

NEW YORK TIMES (ERIK PIEPENBURG)
Transgender Lives Onscreen: Seen, but Not Always Believable

NEW YORK TIMES (JERICHO BROWN, CARMEN MARIA MACHADO AND THOMAS PAGE MCBEE)
What Does Pride Mean Now?

NEW YORK TIMES (SCOTT JAMES)
Coronavirus Economy Especially Harsh for Transgender People

NEW YORK TIMES (KATHLEEN MASSARA)
Why Andrea Jenkins Is Somber, but Optimistic

THE GUARDIAN (JIM WATERSON)
Authors quit JK Rowling agency over transgender rights

PART 2 (10:33 - 19:46):
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Separating Sex from Gender: Nothing Less Than What It Means to Be Human Is at Stake

NEW YORK TIMES (DEVIN MICHELLE BUNTEN)
Sex Does Not Mean Gender. Equating Them Erases Trans Lives.

PART 3 (19:47 - 26:50):
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Important Primaries in Kentucky and New York: The Surging Left in American Politics

POLITICO (STEVEN SHEPARD)
Top takeaways from Tuesday’s primaries: The left, the right, the wait

NEW YORK TIMES (SHANE GOLDMACHER)
Hillary Clinton Backs Eliot Engel, in Her First House Primary Endorsement of 2020

Jun 25 2020

26mins

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 12:18):
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How Should Christians Understand Structural Sin and Systemic Racism?

NATIONAL REVIEW (JOHN HIRSCHAUER)
George Floyd’s Death and ‘Systemic Racism’

PART 2 (12:19 - 19:54):
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What Is Liberation Theology? The Definition of Sin Is at Stake

PART 3 (19:55 - 24:40):
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What Should the Christian Response Be to Systemic Racism?

THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION
The Baptist Faith and Message

Jun 24 2020

24mins

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 5:52):
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The Headlines Could Change Quickly: Deadly Border Conflict Between Two Nuclear-Armed Nations

NEW YORK TIMES (JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, HARI KUMAR, AND SAMEER YASIR)
Worst Clash in Decades on Disputed India-China Border Kills 20 Indian Troops

PART 2 (5:53 - 12:12):
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Rising Tensions on the Korean Peninsula: One Source of Conflict? Balloons. Seriously.

NEW YORK TIMES (CHOE SANG-HUN)
North Korea’s Wrecking of Liaison Office a ‘Death Knell’ for Ties With the South

NEW YORK TIMES (CHOE SANG-HUN)
As Kim Jong-un Turns Hostile to South Korea, His Sister Does the Talking

NEW YORK TIMES (CHOE SANG-HUN)
As Floating Propaganda Irks North Korea, the South Isn’t Happy Either

PART 3 (12:13 - 17:36):
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The Uncertainty of Science in a COVID-19 World: When “Science” and “Expert” Don’t Carry the Authority You Might Think

WALL STREET JOURNAL (TODD MYERS)
When Covid ‘Science’ Is a Smokescreen

PART 4 (17:37 - 20:53):
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A Breakdown in Peer Review: Major Studies on COVID-19 Retracted from Prestigious Medical Journals

NEW YORK TIMES (RONI CARYN RABIN)
The Pandemic Claims New Victims: Prestigious Medical Journals

NEW YORK TIMES (APOORVA MANDAVILLI)
Scientists Take Aim at Another Coronavirus Study in a Major Journal

PART 5 (20:54 - 23:38):
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Broken Branches, Broken Lives: Creation Order Shows Up in China

CAIXING GLOBAL (YILIN CHEN)
Trending in China: Professor Proposes Women be Allowed ‘Two Husbands’ to Solve Problems Caused by One-Child Policy

Jun 23 2020

23mins

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Monday, June 22, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 9:48):
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Signs of a Society Shutting Down: A Mass Exercise in Self-Delusion in Seattle Turns Deadly

THE SEATTLE TIMES (MIKE CARTER)
One dead, one in critical condition in early morning shooting at Capitol Hill protest zone known as CHOP

PART 2 (9:49 - 18:37):
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Abortion in the Age of a Global Pandemic: Headlines in Both the U.S. and Europe

TENNESSEAN (NATALIE ALLISON)
Tennessee legislature passes fetal heartbeat bill; Planned Parenthood, ACLU file lawsuit

NEW YORK TIMES (MATINA STEVIS-GRIDNEFF, ALISHA HARIDASANI GUPTA AND MONIKA PRONCZUK)
Coronavirus Created an Obstacle Course for Safe Abortions

PART 3 (18:38 - 23:14):
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Amy Klobuchar Withdraws from Consideration as the Democratic Candidate for Vice President

NEW YORK TIMES (REID J. EPSTEIN)
Klobuchar Drops Out of Biden’s V.P. Search and Backs Picking a Woman of Color

PART 4 (23:15 - 26:4):
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U.S. Senate Confirms Judge Justin Walker to Important D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

COURIER JOURNAL (ANDREW WOLFSON)
Judge Justin Walker, McConnell protege, confirmed to nation's second-most powerful court

Jun 22 2020

26mins

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Friday, June 19, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 12:18):
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Supreme Court Decides on DACA Case: Court Blocks Executive Order That Overturned Another Executive Order

NEW YORK TIMES (ADAM LIPTAK AND MICHAEL D. SHEAR)
Trump Can’t Immediately End DACA, Supreme Court Rules

NEW YORK TIMES (MIRIAM JORDAN)
‘I Feel Like I Can Breathe’: ‘Dreamers’ Get a Reprieve on DACA

PART 2 (12:19 - 19:40):
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The High Court Continues Its Recent Usurpation of the Political Process

THE FEDERALIST (JORDAN DAVIDSON)
Cotton: If John Roberts Wants To Write Laws, He Should Resign And Run For Office

PART 3 (19:41 - 24:38):
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The President Intends to Release New List of Potential Supreme Court Nominees: Why a Democratic Candidate Likely Won’t Do the Same

WASHINGTON POST (JOHN WAGNER)
Trump lashes out at Supreme Court, tries to turn DACA decision into a campaign issue

REUTERS (DOINA CHIACU)
Trump pledges new list of conservative Supreme Court contenders

Jun 19 2020

24mins

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 11:28):
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A Sentence or a Movement? A Look at Black Lives Matter

PART 2 (11:29 - 16:37):
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What Is the Worldview Behind the Black Lives Matter Organization?

BLACK LIVES MATTER
What We Believe

THE MOVEMENT FOR BLACK LIVES
A Vision For Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom, and Justice

PART 3 (16:38 - 27:33):
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Black Lives and Black Lives Matter: Thinking Carefully and Prayerfully

NEW YORK TIMES (NATE COHN AND KEVIN QUEALY)
How Public Opinion Has Moved on Black Lives Matter

CNN (SCOTTIE ANDREW)
Boy Scouts of America shows support for Black Lives Matter and will require some scouts to earn diversity badge

Jun 18 2020

27mins

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 10:58):
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Further Questions about Religious Liberty Brought Forward After Monday’s Supreme Court Ruling

NEW YORK TIMES (ADAM NAGOURNEY AND JEREMY W. PETERS)
A Half-Century On, an Unexpected Milestone for L.G.B.T.Q. Rights

NEW YORK TIMES (ADAM LIPTAK)
Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers, Supreme Court Rules

NEW YORK TIMES (THE EDITORIAL BOARD)
Gay Rights Are Civil Rights

NEW YORK TIMES (MICHELLE GOLDBERG)
Surprise! Justice on L.G.B.T. Rights From a Trump Judge

PART 2 (10:59 - 16:0):
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The Great Evasion: Look Who’s Relieved about the Bostock v. Clayton County Decision

POLITICO (BURGESS EVERETT AND MARIANNE LEVINE)
GOP backs Gorsuch's LGBTQ decision after conservative blowback

PART 3 (16:1 - 24:59):
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What’s Going on in Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’? Why Declaring Autonomy and Actualizing It Are Two Very Different Things

NEW YORK TIMES (MIKE BAKER)
Free Food, Free Speech and Free of Police: Inside Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’

WALL STREET JOURNAL (JOHN CARLSON)
Officials Skedaddle in Seattle

WALL STREET JOURNAL (THE EDITORIAL BOARD)
The Seattle Secessionists

Jun 17 2020

24mins

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iTunes Ratings

4015 Ratings
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3673
150
68
48
76

Excellent and In-depth Analysis

By mthnds - May 08 2020
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I appreciate this morning podcast for the timely and in-depth news.

Great

By ponyperson12 - Mar 26 2020
Read more
Pro-life,and he says stuff like how Christians should respond to so and so