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Americans United CEO Rachel Laser Urges Supreme Court to Honor All Veterans by Affirming Bladensburg Cross is Unconstitutional

“Friends, let me share with you a direct quote from the highest court of our land: ‘The clearest command of the Establishment Clause is that one religious denomination cannot be officially preferred over another.’ As the United States becomes increasingly religiously diverse, that constitutional protection is more crucial than ever.” au.org

Between Gods and Animals: Becoming Human in the Gilgamesh Epic

Not only does Gilgamesh exist in a number of different versions, each version is in turn made up of many different fragments. There is no single manuscript that carries the entire story from beginning to end. aeon.co

Louis Farrakhan Accuses ‘Wicked Jews’ of Using Him to ‘Break Up the Women’s Movement’

“The most beautiful sight that I could lay eyes on [was] when I saw, the day after Trump was elected, women from all over the world were standing in solidarity, and a black woman is the initiator of it,” said Farrakhan, referring to Tamika Mallory. jta.org

Are some celebrity mediums fooling their audience members by reading social media pages in advance? A group of online vigilantes is out to prove it. nytimes.com

Is “Son of Man” in the Gospels a Mere Idiom for “I”, the Speaker?

Have recent posts here about two “son of man” sayings of Jesus missed their mark (claiming to be references to Daniel 7) if the term “son of man” was simply a common way for a speaker to refer to himself? vridar.org

Iran’s Religious Leaders Keep Foreign Minister Zarif on to pursue European Diplomacy

Zarif had complained that the work of the foreign ministry was being undermined by political interference and expressed determination to see it regain its proper statutory role. juancole.com

For LGBTQ People Christian Schools Can Be Traumatizing

#ExposeChristianSchools was launched shortly after it was reported that Karen Pence was teaching at a Christian school that excludes LGBTQ students and teachers. rewire.news

John Oliver on Psychics

Pat Robertson is Asked if Jesus Was Gay

Arizona Atheist Lawmaker Stands Up To Christian Bully