Tuesday's News & Ideas - 2/14/2017

  • Christian colleges & Trump
  • Charity & Johnson repeal
  • What Jesus can teach Muslims
  • Welby's synod address
  • Dog chapel
  • Memorable Valentine's cards

Christian colleges in the Age of Trump
Inside Higher Ed: Christian colleges can provide a bridge between elite opinion and "red-state" America, writes Thomas Albert Howard. How might they rise to the occasion?

Trump's vow to 'destroy' Johnson Amendment could wreak havoc on charitable world
The Conversation: Researchers suggest that repealing Johnson amendment would have wide and likely negative ramifications if Trump fully follows through on his pledge.

What Jesus can teach today's Muslims
The New York Times: Don't imitate the West and don't retreat into rigid fundamentalism.

Archbishop of Canterbury suggests Brexit 'in fascist tradition'
The (London) Guardian: The archbishop of Canterbury has grouped Brexit and the election of Donald Trump with the revival of nationalism, populism and even fascism across the globe.

This church in Vermont was built for dogs
Curbed: Fido's owners are welcome too.

The Spark

Drawn from the heart: your most memorable Valentine's Day cards
No snark or anti-commercialism rantings here, just a dose of simple sweetness. NPR asked readers to share their most memorable Valentine's Day cards; here are a few of the favorites.

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