Amazing Books by Academics Holding American Christianity Accountable

At times I even think that these authors represent a new class of individuals driving our theological conversation forward, even though they are mostly historians, sociologists, researchers, and journalists. Or prophets? — Read on http://www.davidrmorris.me/

Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church got $4.4 million in federal PPP loans – HoustonChronicle.com

Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church and other large Houston congregations were among those who received multi-million dollar loans as part of the federal government’s COVID-19 stimulus package known as PPP. — Read on http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/religion/article/Joel-Osteen-s-Lakewood-Church-got-4-4M-in-15800887.php They want to receive tax-funded, government loans, but they don't want to be taxed. Seems like they fulfill their own welfare socialism …

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The rightwing Christian preachers in deep denial over Covid-19’s danger | US news | The Guardian

A number of American religious leaders have endangered their flock by holding services – and by claiming the virus can be defeated by faith in God — Read on amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/apr/04/america-rightwing-christian-preachers-virus-hoax

The COVID-19 Pandemic, the Religious Right, and the Threat to Our Government and World Health: A Discussion With Anne Nelson – Freedom of Mind Resource Center

The COVID-19 Pandemic, the Religious Right, and the Threat to Our Government and World Health: A Discussion With Anne Nelson - Freedom of Mind Resource Center — Read on freedomofmind.com/the-covid-19-pandemic-the-religious-right-and-the-threat-to-our-government-and-world-health-a-discussion-with-anne-nelson/

The Christian right’s hostility to science is definitely going to get people killed | Salon.com

The Christian right has long been hostile to science. Now that attitude will make the pandemic much worse — Read on http://www.salon.com/2020/03/26/the-christian-rights-hostility-to-science-is-definitely-going-to-get-people-killed/