What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


RELIGION

Why Can’t Women Pray at the Western Wall?

Israel’s High Court has ordered the government and the rabbinic administration of the Western Wall to respond by Feb. 1 to a question: Why should women be denied the right to pray from a Torah scroll at the Western Wall? …Read Full Article

From sojourners


SOCIETY

Bleep Off: The Fight to Save Family-Friendly Movie Filtering

One of the most prominent services, VidAngel, had to suspend its streaming offerings last month as it faces a lawsuit from Disney and three other major studios. Yesterday, an appeals court rejected its request to keep streaming cleaned-up content while the suit unfolds.…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


FAITH

Conundrums: Why pray?

There’s a tiny thread, frayed and bare, found at the end of the rope. You know this thread very well, because it is the one you cling to when the darkness falls and the doors close. It’s your lifeline. You can call it your faint hope or last chance. I call it prayer…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


SPIRITUALITY

Jesus Was a Protester

In today’s political climate we’re witnessing plenty of protesting — there is indeed much to protest. But some Christians, particularly in evangelical circles, believe protesting is sinful, that it’s only something that young, uneducated, unemployed, liberal fools do just for the sake of causing trouble….Read Full Article

From sojourners


CHURCH

Going to church alone

Egan Millard had recently moved and was new to Portland, ME and St Luke’s cathedral.  One Sunday evening he opted to go to a service at the cathedral.  It was raining outside as he stepped up the cathedral’s doors…Read Full Article

From episcopalcafe


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