Pew: Most white evangelicals don’t think COVID-19 poses a major threat to Americans’ health – The Christian Post

White evangelicals are less likely than most other groups to say COVID-19 poses a major threat to the health of the U.S. population, according to a new study released by the Pew Research Center. — Read on http://www.christianpost.com/news/pew-most-white-evangelicals-dont-think-covid-19-poses-a-major-threat-to-americans-health.html

Opinion | The Religious Right’s Hostility to Science Is Crippling Our Coronavirus Response – The New York Times

Trump’s response to the pandemic has been haunted by the science denialism of his ultraconservative religious allies. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/27/opinion/coronavirus-trump-evangelicals.html

Highland woman alleges youth pastor at First Baptist Church of Hammond raped her in 1970s: ‘He knew exactly what he was doing’ – Chicago Tribune

Sitting in her apartment in Highland, Joy Ryder looks back on two years of alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her youth pastor and said it made her reevaluate her relationship with God and religion. — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/ct-ptb-hyles-lawsuit-st-0329-20200327-qhcr4b7utbbatna2io7e2j7j5q-story.html

The 3 Discrediting Faults of the Council of Nicea (325 CE)

1. Constantine “invited” 1800 church representatives to the Council of Nicea, but only 300 attended. That is 84% refusing the emperor and 16% complying with the emperor’s demands. 16% is hardly a quorum. Accordingly, are we to believe that these 300 out of 1800 were specially inspired & spoke with Divine authority for all Christians, …

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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/

Joe Scarborough: Democrats “look more pro-life” than Republicans amid calls to “euthanize” elderly | Salon.com

"They are ready to euthanize, because they want Boeing's corporate earnings to not dip too low," MSNBC host says — Read on http://www.salon.com/2020/03/26/joe-scarborough-democrats-look-more-pro-life-than-republicans-amid-calls-to-euthanize-elderly/