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Tagged with “religion” (7)

  1. Ep 205: Onward Christian Soldiers w/ Kristin Kobes Du Mez — The Nostalgia Trap

    Kristin Kobes Du Mez is a professor of history at Calvin University whose work focuses on the intersection of religion, gender, and politics in American life. Her new book

    Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation

    traces the development of a white, milit

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  2. Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: How we can face the future without fear, together | TED Talk

    It's a fateful moment in history. We've seen divisive elections, divided societies and the growth of extremism — all fueled by anxiety and uncertainty. "Is there something we can do, each of us, to be able to face the future without fear?" asks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. In this electrifying talk, the spiritual leader gives us three specific ways we can move from the politics of "me" to the politics of "all of us, together."

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  3. Megan Phelps-Roper: I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | TED Talk

    What's it like to grow up within a group of people who exult in demonizing … everyone else? Megan Phelps-Roper shares details of life inside America's most controversial church and describes how conversations on Twitter were key to her decision to leave it. In this extraordinary talk, she shares her personal experience of extreme polarization, along with some sharp ways we can learn to successfully engage across ideological lines.

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