Accountability for Atrocities, Life Inside, Just War No More
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It’s podcast day tomorrow! But more on that below. Let’s jump right into this week’s highlights as we seek to leave colonized faith for the Kingdom of God.
When we recorded our Shake the Dust bonus episode on the war in Ukraine last week, mainstream media outlets weren’t really talking about the religious components of the conflict that we highlighted. However, this weekend Rolling Stone published a fantastic piece by RNS’s Jack Jenkins that touches on similar themes to our discussion. Jenkins sheds light on the role of the Russian Orthodox Church and the culture war elements of the invasion, including Putin’s ties to American conservatives. He also mentions the controversial concept of “Russkiy mir” that Putin frequently touts in speeches and other communiqué. Additionally, Jenkins points to some of the notable voices of dissent from within the Orthodox and Catholic church speaking out against this weaponization of religion. It’s a great supplement to our conversation.
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