In this week’s News Roundup, we’re going to marry God, pronounce on Bible translations on Tiktok, and make a very convoluted analogy to the JEDP Pentateuchal source critical scheme!!

This week’s stories:

A woman marries the Holy Spirit; husband objects: https://religionnews.com/2021/06/04/kenyan-woman-marries-the-holy-spirit-in-anglican-ceremony/

Anthony Bourdain’s voice raised from the dead: https://variety.com/2021/artisans/news/anthony-bourdain-fake-voice-roadrunner-documentary-backlash-1235020878/

The JEDP thing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Documentary_hypothesis

Are people coming back to church: https://religionnews.com/2021/06/30/millions-skipped-church-during-pandemic-will-they-return/ 

TikTokers on Bible translations: https://religionnews.com/2021/07/14/three-of-the-most-mistranslated-words-in-scripture-according-to-tiktok-theologians/ (examples in clips: CaptainDadPool on TikTok on hell: https://bit.ly/3xNf495; Lordofbored on TikTok on Lucifer: https://bit.ly/3rflF9E)

A young living goddess: https://aninjusticemag.com/the-young-goddess-whose-feet-never-touch-ground-64f6c40046b5 

Homeopathic doctor from CALIFORNIA sells fake Covid immunity cards: https://people.com/crime/homeopathic-doctor-allegedly-sold-fake-covid-vaccine-cards/

The shaming of Amy Grant: https://medium.com/belover/the-shaming-of-amy-grant-3f8327c36803 

Religions people consider the ethics of AI: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/07/16/opinion/ai-ethics-religion.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage 

Franklin Graham ads come down: https://religionnews.com/2021/07/16/british-borough-apologizes-for-removing-bus-ads-promoting-franklin-graham-festival/

Mike Pompeo says don’t let the woke left socialists get you down: https://www.radioiowa.com/2021/07/16/dont-let-the-woke-left-socialists-get-you-down-pompeo-tells-iowa-crowd/

Jeremiah Wright, not “God bless America”: https://youtu.be/Ix-AMYos0Js

Instagram is the new SkyMall! https://debugger.medium.com/instagram-has-become-skymall-68b9f2fbbc30 

 No beards, Mormons! https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2021/07/15/latest-mormon-land-new/