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  • Women’s March raises more questions than answers

    Women’s March raises more questions than answers

    Media coverage of the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington will frame it as an expression of a “women’s agenda,” but Professor Helen Alvare claims the reality is that some of the ideas it’s likely to express are good, some are vague, and some are just plain terrible.

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  • Is it time for a Lutheran Ordinariate?

    Is it time for a Lutheran Ordinariate?

    Father Dwight Longenecker has a proposal for Protestants who might like to be in communion with Rome while still maintaining their own church and traditions, and it is creating something akin to the Anglican ordinariate. With the 500th anniversary of Luther’s separation upon us, Longenecker asks why not replicate the ordinariate model for the Lutherans?

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  • 2016 movies in review: Religion and rootlessness

    2016 movies in review: Religion and rootlessness

    The many faces of Jesus at the movies in 2016 were perhaps the most notable trend in a larger pattern of religious themes in the year’s films. There were other trends last year worth considering as well. Deacon Steven D. Greydanus proposes that one stand-out theme in this year’s religion-themed films has to do with loss of religious community or social identity.

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