Saturday News Links: June 22, 2013

Saturday News Links: June 22, 2013 June 22, 2013

 

Yahoo has an article listing which companies in the US have religion, mostly conservative Christianity, as part of their corporation culture. It’s a surprising list – http://finance.yahoo.com/news/big-u-s–companies-you-might-not-know-are-religious-175228053.html?page=1

Whoopi Goldberg on “The View” just absolutely losing it, laughing so hard she can barely talk about the marketing team behind the new Superman film distributing Bible study materials and claiming that that Superman as played by Henry Cavill is a type of Christ archetype –

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/18/whoopi-goldberg-laughing-fit-loses-it_n_3460445.html

Little girl sells lemonade for peace across the street from Westboro Baptist and then things get weird – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/18/westboro-baptist-church-responds-lemonade_n_3455642.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#sb=2538364b=facebook

The media finally discover the freakyness that is Christian Domestic Discipline and are shocked! Yawn – http://jezebel.com/spanking-for-jesus-is-exactly-as-fucked-up-as-it-soun-514271243

Exodus International shut its doors this weekend and apologizes for all the harm the ministry has done to gays through the years. Who saw that coming? –

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/06/20/exodus_international_an_ex_gay_ministry_apologizes_for_the_harm_it_s_done.html

Josh Duggar gets a gig with the Family Research Council and moves his family to DC – http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2013/06/19/josh-duggar-hired-by-family-research-council/

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NLQ Recommended Reading …

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich

Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce

 

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