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!


RESEARCH

The Skeptical State of Bible Reading in 2017

Two surveys examine who studies Scripture, who doesn’t, and why…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


ANTHROPOLOGY

New Evidence Suggests Humans Arrived in The Americas Earlier Than Thought

Researchers in Southern California say they’ve uncovered evidence that humans lived there 130,000 years ago. If it’s true, it would be the oldest sign of humans in the Americas ever — predating the best evidence up to now by about 115,000 years. And the claim has scientists wondering whether to believe it.…Read Full Article

From npr


NEWS

Margaret Atwood on Christianity, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ and What Faithful Activism Looks Like Today

Imagine finding out what’s making you feel sick just by breathing. That idea is the goal of a new technology that researchers are saying can detect 17 different diseases just by “smelling” a patient’s breath…Read Full Article

From Sojourners


HAPPINESS

More People Than Ever Before Are Staying Single—And That’s a Good Thing

Today, the number of single adults in the U.S.—and many other nations around the world—is unprecedented. And the numbers don’t just say people are staying single longer before settling down. More are staying single for life. A 2014 Pew Report estimates that by the time today’s young adults reach the age of 50, about 1 in 4 of them will have never married…Read Full Article

From yes!magazine


SOCIAL JUSTICE

A harsh lesson

When it comes to Indian Residential Schools, there’s just no comparison. An article by Wood Lake author Carolyn Pogue…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


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Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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