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The Briefing is a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.

The Briefing is a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.
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The Briefing is a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.

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English


Episodes

Friday, Aug 17, 2018

8/17/2018
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What is the basic distinction between human beings and animals? || Confusion about distinctions between animals and humans moves from high end of developmental scale to low end of developmental scale || A post-Christian culture in Southern California? Image of Bible in ads leads to death threats, removal of ad The post Friday, Aug 17, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:22:59

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018

8/16/2018
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Colorado once again targets cake baker Jack Phillips, falling for trap set by sexual revolutionaries || How abolishing the death penalty undermines justice and leads to a further devaluing of human life || Who has the ultimate authority? USA Today gets right to the real issue behind the death penalty debate The post Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:24:02

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018

8/15/2018
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New, expanding wave of sexual abuse allegations rocks Roman Catholic Church || Lessons from Willow Creek: What we must learn from the mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations at one of America’s largest protestant churches || It tells us something about human nature that human beings will gamble on just about anything, including opera The post Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:23:30

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

8/14/2018
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In the great battle of worldviews, the United States now competes with China for the attention and ambition of emerging nations || As Xi Jinping’s power expands, Christians and Muslims in China see their freedoms shrink || In an increasingly secular age, the only churches that will survive are those that are distinctively Christian || A classic case study in secularization: How church attendance in Quebec can go from 95% to 5% in one lifetime The post Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 appeared first on...

Duration:00:25:49

Monday, Aug 13, 2018

8/13/2018
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Questions remain after tragic human drama plays out in the air over Seattle || One year after deadly confrontation in Charlottesville, Christians must be very clear that biblical Christianity is incompatible with any claim of racial superiority || Why we should be careful with our language when using the terms ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ to describe the different ideological sides in partisan politics || As always, words matter. Even when you ‘throw in the towel’ or ‘chuck up the sponge’ The post...

Duration:00:25:12

Friday, Aug 10, 2018

8/10/2018
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Andy Stanley, once again, makes an argument that subverts the authority of Scripture and casts doubt upon biblical Christianity || A problem for feminists in Germany? Why the German language threatens the deeply ingrained trajectory in German culture || The more consequences of social media: Is what we grew out of in high school now what we lean into on Twitter? The post Friday, Aug 10, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:23:03

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018

8/9/2018
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Another collision between religious liberty and sexual liberty: Lawsuit filed against University of Iowa for expelling Christian student group || What’s missing from the coverage of Hollywood’s failure to make progress on diversity? || The sexual revolution consumes its own: What we can learn from the backlash to Scarlett Johansson’s casting in, then withdrawal from, transgender role || Lithromantic, aliagender, and dead name: Introducing the new, never-ending, always-expanding glossary for...

Duration:00:25:38

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

8/8/2018
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A society that argues some have the right to demand their death will eventually argue that all have the right to demand that very death, even the youngest || Separating the real from the ideal: How a corruption of human beauty becomes a huge problem || One of the bloodiest weekends in the history of Chicago represents a challenge to all Christians in all places The post Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:25:38

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018

8/7/2018
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Frustrated by the slow pace of secularization, researchers turn to artificial intelligence for answers || How satisfying can individually-designed secular rituals actually be? || When you change the language about God, you are redefining God and worshipping a different deity The post Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:25:23

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

8/6/2018
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The self as the center of the universe: How the language of addiction has replaced the language of theology in our modern secular society || Experts remain unconvinced as World Health Organization identifies new internet gaming disorder || A sign of the times: Videogame parents open their wallets, hire coaches in pursuit of competitive edge || In new Pew study, many see belief as merely an attitude with no expectation of religious behavior The post Monday, Aug 6, 2018 appeared first on...

Duration:00:23:49

Friday, Aug 3, 2018

8/3/2018
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Vatican changes church teaching, says the death penalty is unacceptable in all circumstances || Does doctrine change? Understanding the fundamental divide between Catholics and Protestants when it comes to the development of doctrine || After cave rescue, theology is in the headlines as Thai boys become temporary monks, apologize to parents The post Friday, Aug 3, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:27:11

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018

8/2/2018
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A house built upon the sand: Revoice, LGBT identity, and biblical Christianity || What a newly claimed prophetic role reveals about the ideology of sexual revisionists || Enforced secularism in the nation’s capital: Appeals court rules transit system can ban religious speech in ads The post Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:25:17

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018

8/1/2018
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As goes the Supreme Court, so goes the nation: Why the Kavanaugh nomination matters to both sides of the partisan divide || What does it mean for a judge to be a ‘strict constructionist’? || Even in a secular age, the conscience of Western civilization is still haunted and shaped by the Bible The post Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:23:42

Friday, June 29, 2018

6/29/2018
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A political earthquake in New York as Democrats continue their leftward march || Why it’s significant that a deep red state like Oklahoma voted to legalize medicinal marijuana || Orthodoxy of the sexual revolution questioned in one of the nation’s most influential magazines || Is everything biological or is nothing biological? Examining the biological basis of transgenderism The post Friday, June 29, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:25:53

Thursday, June 28, 2018

6/28/2018
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How Justice Anthony Kennedy became one of the most singularly important figures in Supreme Court history || In yet another victory for free speech, Supreme Court rules public-sector employees can’t be forced to pay dues to labor unions The post Thursday, June 28, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:24:06

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

6/27/2018
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Supreme Court reinforces authority of the executive branch, upholds travel ban || In 5-4 decision, Supreme Court rules that coerced speech at crisis pregnancy centers violates First Amendment || Why pro-abortion groups completely ignored the main point argued by the Supreme Court in free speech case The post Wednesday, June 27, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:22:49

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

6/26/2018
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Why according to a biblical worldview civility is not just a political necessity || Obsessed with death: Secular society forced to search for meaning when confronted with the reality of mortality || Supreme Court punts on one of the most important issues facing the court this year The post Tuesday, June 26, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:25:20

Monday, June 25, 2018

6/25/2018
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A modern-day sultan? Examining the the re-election of President Erdogan and the trajectory of Turkey || Canada becomes second nation to legalize marijuana. Will Canadians be satisfied with government-regulated pot? || Why moral change is almost always accompanied by changes in language The post Monday, June 25, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:23:36

Friday, June 22, 2018

6/22/2018
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A deeper look at ecumenical movement as Pope Francis goes to Geneva to mark the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches || Is disunity a greater scandal than the scandal of abandoning doctrine and accepting theological minimalism? || ‘Such were some of you’: Why language really matters — and always matters — in the discussion about same-sex attraction and sexual desire The post Friday, June 22, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:23:38

Thursday, June 21, 2018

6/21/2018
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Without human dignity there are no human rights: The real story behind the U.S. withdrawal from the U.N. Human Rights Council || What the dissolution of the American family has to do with the prevalence of fear and despair among American teenagers || Why gang violence overtaking a Maryland middle school is an indictment of the entire nation The post Thursday, June 21, 2018 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Duration:00:23:38