Tuesday's News & Ideas - 7/24/2018
- Small town churches & Trump
- Roe v. Wade support hits new high
- Magdalene conspiracy
- Time for Catholic Church #MeToo?
- SBC official denounces LGBTQ resource
- Jonathan Gold, champion of chefs
Small town churches across America, Alabama struggle with Trump's words, actions
The Washington Post: The presidency of Donald Trump has created unavoidable moral dilemmas for a distinct subset of Christians who are overwhelmingly white, overwhelmingly evangelical and more uniformly pro-Trump than any other part of the American electorate.
Poll: Support for Roe v. Wade hits new high
NBC News: A majority of Republicans -- 52 percent -- say the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion should not be overturned.
A conspiracy to suppress Mary Magdalene? No longer just a Dan Brown plotline
The Daily Beast: There's no good evidence to suggest that Mary and Jesus were married, but recent scholarly research suggests that there was a conspiracy to diminish her status and memory.
#MeToo, Your Excellency
National Catholic Reporter: It's time for the church worldwide to face up to abuse of power by bishops, says Phyllis Zagano.
SBC official labels LGBTQ-affirming evangelicals as 'false teachers'
Baptist News Global: A Southern Baptist Convention official denounced a new resource for LGBTQ Christians as part of "a campaign of biblical subterfuge" arguing that it's OK for evangelicals to be gay.
That time Jonathan Gold saved the struggling Night+Market from closure
There were nights when no customers walked through the doors of Chef Kris Yenbamroong's Night+Market in West Hollywood. But as The Los Angeles Times reports, the chef credits his reversal of fortune to one man: the Times' late restaurant critic, Jonathan Gold.