Religious Studies Subject Resources
An ethical analysis of the ‘New Sanctuary Movement’
Are advocates of the New Sanctuary Movement meaning to call for civil disobedience?
About 20 Rabbis Arrested During Protest Over Trump Travel Ban
Colin Moynihan ("The New York Times," February 6, 2017) About 20 rabbis affiliated with a liberal Jewish group were arrested on Monday night after blocking the street near the Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle in Manhattan to protest an executive order that banned travel to the United States from seven majority-Muslim nations.
In Kenya, a pastor fights female genital mutilation with the gospel
Fredrick Nzwili ("RNS," February 6, 2017) ISINYA, Kenya (RNS) Clutching a Bible in one hand and a walking stick in the other, Pastor Stephen Lenku Tipatet traverses the plains of Kajiado County, fighting female circumcision and propounding on the Christian gospel. The region is the homeland of the Maasai, an indigenous community in Southern Kenya and northern Tanzania.
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