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Netflix makes the China connection

Culture | U.S. senators question the streaming company’s commitment to human rights
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 9/29/20, 03:35 pm

Netflix shrugged off concerns five Republican senators voiced last week over a new TV series planned by the streaming service. The lawmakers accused the company of normalizing Chinese atrocities against ethnic minorities by adapting a Chinese book trilogy.

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Spiritual guidance in a confusing world

Books | Four counseling books
by Charissa Koh
Posted 9/24/20, 11:36 am

You’re Not Enough (And That’s Okay) by Allie Beth Stuckey: Sometimes worldly lies can sneak into churches and books labeled Christian. Stuckey takes on five common lies women hear, including “You are enough,” “You determine your truth,” and “You’re perfect the way you are.” Stuckey explains where to look for these lies and the Biblical truth that corrects them. But she also explains the grain of truth in each lie—why they sometimes seem to resonate but leave women feeling empty.

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Are you a racist?

Books | Critical thinking about deceptive polling
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/24/20, 11:28 am

White Too Long by Robert P. Jones (Simon & Schuster, 2020) was No. 3 among Amazon’s “history of Christianity” books on Sept. 6. That’s both good and bad news: Jones provides useful information on white supremacy but builds a sinkhole too far by constructing a 15-question test and claiming the answers show white evangelicals are racists.

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