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  • How Trump is reshaping American civil religion

    How Trump is reshaping American civil religion

    Robert N. Bellah defined civil religion as “a collection of beliefs, symbols, and rituals,” drawn from American history and “institutionalized in a collectivity” that function “not as a form of national self-worship but as the subordination of the nation to ethical principles that transcend it in terms of which it should be judged.” What does that mean during the presidency of Donald Trump?

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  • As the partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

    As the partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

    The Supreme Court announced June 26 it would temporarily allow the Trump administration’s plan to ban refugees from six majority-Muslim countries, unless those refugees had “bona fide” relationships with parties in the United States, meaning certain family members, employees or universities. In a statement, Jesuit Refugee Service USA said the administration, with its actions, was preventing the reunification of some families.

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  • Quieting, not quitting, the tweeting

    Quieting, not quitting, the tweeting

    A series of tweets by President Donald Trump attacking MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski is making some give up on social media. Yet the real problem may be a lack of appreciation for silence: Both when it’s needed, and when it’s deafening.

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