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Why the Future of The World’s Largest Religion is Female And African
Gina Zurlo – Religion Unplugged
Religion Unplugged looks at the demographic reasons why the near-term future of religion resides in the women of sub-Saharan Africa, and the significant impacts they’ve made to the world of faith.
No need to be wordy with God, simple prayers are great, too
RJ Jacobs, SJ – The Jesuit Post
Jesuit student, RJ Jacobs, reflects on the simple and meaningful prayers he heard while helping out for Ash Wednesday in the hospital where he volunteers.
Updates in the bible of journalism style
Terry Mattingly – Get Religion
How we understand faith is downstream from how it is described, especially by the journalists we read. The leading light of religion journalism criticism, Terry Mattingly, looks at how the newest changes to the AP style guide may affect our discourse.
Orthodox Geopolitics and American National Security
Dan Harre – Providence
The religious elements undergirding the Russia-Ukraine conflict are deep and complicated. Dan Harre does an excellent job of explaining them with clarity.
The Nixon White House plotted to assassinate a Latter-day Saint journalist 50 years ago
Mark Feldstein – Washington Post
One of the most sobering incidents in recent political history, the Washington Post recounts how President Nixon saught to kill Jack Anderson, one of the leading investigative journalists at the time, and faithful Latter-day Saint.