Thursday digest

June 14, 2012

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New today from the Century:

    • Jayson Casper on hard electoral choices for Christians in Egypt: "In a runoff election for president, Christians are stuck between the rock of Mubarak's prime minister and the hard place of the Muslim Brotherhood." Meanwhile, two supreme court decisions are causing turmoil.
    • William Burrows reviews Douglas Jacobsen: "The term world Christianity has been widely used since the publication of Philip Jenkins’s 2002 best seller The Next Christendom, but in popular usage it has tended to refer only to Christianity in the Global South. Though courses on world Christianity have proliferated, no one until Jacobsen has taken the care to delineate the contours of the entire global movement." (subscription required)

    • A helpful comic for responding to research that aims to discredit same-sex parents