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Public Square Bulletin recommends:
Therapy Beyond Good and Evil
James Mumford — The New Atlantis
As modern therapy has come to rely almost exclusively on Rogerian humanism, it has lost the ability to help its patients recognize an objective reality that exists outside themselves.
Explainer: Religious liberty in Ukraine in the 20th and 21st centuries
Jordan Wootten — Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
A brief history of Ukraine, its approach to religious freedom, and the impact it is having amid the current conflict.
A better abortion debate is possible. Here’s where we can start.
Leah Libresco — America
Leah Libresco offers a stunning account of bringing friends together to discuss abortion in her home and a path towards a more productive conversation. A must-read for those hoping to have difficult conversations better.
Groundbreaking dates set for new Ephraim Utah Temple and Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple
Scott Taylor — Church News
Groundbreaking for the Ephraim Utah Temple will occur on August 27, 2022, and be presided over by Elder Walter Gonzales. Groundbreaking for the Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo temple will occur on August 20, 2022, and be presided over by Matthew Carpenter.
The Certainty Trap
Ilana Redstone — Tablet
The solution to our broken political conversation won’t be found in censoring ‘misinformation’ but in recognizing the profound limits of our own beliefs.
Washington Post Finds Thriving Anti-Abortion Church and Moribund Mainline
Jeffrey Walton — Juicy Ecumenism
Recent reporting in The Washington Post about religious responses to the leaked Dobbs opinion paints a vivid picture that can only be found between the lines. Jeffrey Walton highlights the way pro-life churches are vibrant places for educating mothers and finding adoptions.