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Nat Hentoff: Abortion and the Indivisible Fight for Life

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Nat Hentoff

Nat Hentoff has passed away. He was a journalist, jazz musician, and Atheist. Hentoff reasoned to the Catholic conclusion that it was inconsistent to be anti-war and anti-capital punishment without being anti-abortion and anti-euthanasiaAbortion and the Indivisible Fight for Life. May he rest in peace.

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Why We Should Worry When Millennials Don’t Take Religion Seriously

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Arthur E. Farnsley a secular religious studies professor writes for The Washington Post about why it’s problematic that millennials don’t take religion seriously, “Most of the world is religious and religious convictions help determine social action of all kinds.” Read it here: Why We Should Worry When Millennials Don’t Take Religion Seriously

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TCC Playlist: Laughing With by Regina Spektor

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Regina Spektor

“No one laughs at God in a hospital.”

As a child, Regina Spektor and her parents fled the Soviet Union and came to the United States as refugees. Jews and other people of faith were persecuted in Communist Russia. Spektor continued her piano studies in the States. Music for your Sunday morning, listen to “Laughing With” after the jump:

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Study Theology even if you don’t believe

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The Evangelist St. Matthew with his angel

Tara Isabella Burton writes a defense of an undergraduate degree in Theology, “The absence of theology in our universities is an unfortunate example of blindness—willful or no—to the fact that engagement with the past requires . . . a willingness to look outside our own perspectives in order to engage with the great questions—and questioners—of history on their own terms.” Read it in The Atlantic here: Study Theology even if you don’t believe in God. More art after the jump:

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