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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1
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Adoption as Morally Suspect and Abortion as Moral Good? The Truth Revealed About the Abortion Rights Movement’s Rejection of Adoption

NPR (MARY LOUISE KELLY, ASHLEY WESTERMAN, AND SARAH HANDEL)
Sociologist Says Women are More Likely to Choose Abortion over Adoption

NEW YORK TIMES (ELIZABETH SPIRES)
I Was Adopted. I Know the Trauma It Can Inflict.

PART 2
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A Story of Service, Military Service, Patriotism, and American Politics: Senator Robert Dole Dies at Age 98

PART 3
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‘A Day that Will Live in Infamy’: Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor 80 Years Later

CNN (LAUREN M. JOHNSON)
101-Year-Old Pearl Harbor Survivor Will Attend the 80th Memorial Service Thanks to His Daughter and Dozens of Kind Strangers

ASSOCIATED PRESS (AUDREY MCAVOY AND GILLIAN FLACCUS)
101-Year-Old Returns to Pearl Harbor to Remember Those Lost

Immutability

We live in a world that never stops changing. But there is One who is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Today, Barry Cooper spells out the security we have in knowing the unchanging God. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/immutability/

Monday, December 6, 2021

DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1
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Violence Lurks in the Human Heart: Sifting through the Moral Complexities of the Horrifying School Shooting in Oxford, Michigan

NEW YORK TIMES (DANA GOLDSTEIN, STEPHANIE SAUL AND SOPHIE KASAKOVE)
In the Michigan Shooting, What Is the School’s Responsibility?

PART 2
(9:29 – 15:25):
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‘These Kids Know They’re Untouchable’: The Loss of Discipline in Schools and Its Effects on Society as a Whole

WDRB (KEVIN WHEATLEY AND VALERIE CHINN)
More than 400 Fights Reported at JCPS in Opening Weeks of 2021-22 School Year WDRB

WDRB (VALERIE CHINN)
Thousands of Fights in JCPS Schools Leave Some 'Disheartened' Despite 40% Drop from 2019

PART 3
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CNN Fires Chris Cuomo — Evaluating the Worldview Issues Surrounding CNN’s Loss of Primetime News Anchor

CNN (BRIAN STELTER)
CNN Fires Chris Cuomo

PART 4
(22:27 – 24:52):
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Cute Animals Videos Online Receive Millions of Views: There Might Be a Good Reason for Millions of Humans to Watch a Grinning Seal

NEW YORK TIMES (DAVEY ALBA)
Those Cute Cats Online? They Help Spread Misinformation.

Holiday Hospitality

Jimmy and Joe talk through the issue of hospitality during the holidays. What it is? And what can it look like inside and outside of the home? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Friday, December 3, 2021

DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1
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The Covid-19 Omicron Variant: What Do We Know? And Why the Ensuing New York City Draconian Measures in Response? — When Will the Politics of Covid End?

PART 2
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The Disappearance of Real News: What the Saga of CNN’s Chris Cuomo Tells Us About News Media Today

NEW YORK TIMES (MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM AND JOHN KOBLIN)
CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo After New Details on Help He Gave His Brother

PART 3
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Should Our Country Have A Mono-Religion? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters From Listeners Of The Briefing

PART 4
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Do the Other Apostles (And the Gospels) Agree with Paul’s Gospel Message About the Death and Resurrection of Jesus? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters From Listeners Of The Briefing

PART 5
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Where Do We Find A Theology of Homemaking in the Bible? What About Missional Motherhood? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters From Listeners Of The Briefing

Thursday, December 2, 2021

DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1
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“Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey Haunt Our Country” — Some of the Most Clarifying Words in Supreme Court History

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

PART 2
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Precedent and a Woman’s ‘Right’ to an Abortion: A Look at the Pro-Abortion Movement’s Two Major Arguments In Favor of Upholding Roe and Casey

PART 3
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The Power of Argument: Why Abortion Rights Supporters Consider Yesterday’s Oral Arguments a Disaster for Their Movement

PART 4
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Defining the Modern Age? The Right for a Woman to Kill Life Within Her

LA TIMES (THE EDITORIAL BOARD)
Please, Supreme Court, Do Not Take Abortion Rights Away from Any Women, Anywhere

PART 5
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The U.S. Solicitor General Who Made the Arguments for Abortion Before the Supreme Court Yesterday Was Appointed by President Joe Biden — Elections have Consequences . . . Every Election, Every Time

Recommended Reading for 2022

Last week we talked with Jeremy Walker about the first five of six principles in having a balanced reading diet in 2022. This week we pick up with the sixth principle and then get to our annual recommended books list.

Show Notes: https://www.mediagratiae.org/blog/recommended-reading-for-2022

Check out Jeremy’s podcasts:

The Heart of Spurgeon: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/from-the-heart-of-spurgeon/id1546109129

A Word in Season:

YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLW0xuCgknPDN2f0LSE4JiVmtrZtB6zsib

Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-word-in-season-with-jeremy-walker/id1511364782

Want to listen to The Whole Counsel on the go? Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app: https://www.mediagratiae.org/podcasts

You can get The Whole Counsel a day early on the Media Gratiae App (along with both of Jeremy’s podcasts): https://subsplash.com/mediagratiae/app

Church Issues

Today Jimmy and Joe answer a couple emails that came in related to church life. What do you do if the new pastor at a church isn’t measuring up to the previous pastor’s preaching? What does it look like to give a new church a real chance when they fail to meet one of your personal expectations?Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1
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December 1, 2021: A Day to Go Down in History As Supreme Court Hears Most Important Abortion Case In A Generation

PART 2
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History and Constitutionality of Abortion Debate in American Public Life: What Led to Roe v. Wade in 1973? And How Did We Get to Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization in 2021?

PART 3
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Is There A Religious Basis For Abortion Rights? — The Religious Left Contends for the Right to Terminate the Unborn

ASSOCIATED PRESS (HOLLY MEYER)
Religious Abortion Rights Supporters Fight for Access

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1
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Celebrity New Age Spiritualism: Emotional Resonation Over Truth —And It’s Not Cheap

NEW YORK TIMES (IRINA ALEKSANDER)
In Good Spirits

PART 2
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‘Why Consult the Dead on Behalf of the Living?’: How Should Christians Think About (New Age) Mediums?

PART 3
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Mixture of Theological Clarity and Confusion From New Pew Study On Beliefs About Heaven and Hell Shared By American People

PEW RESEARCH CENTER
Few Americans Blame God or Say Faith Has Been Shaken Amid Pandemic, Other Tragedies

PART 4
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Revenge of the Fatbergs — Things You Didn’t Know (And Might Not Have Expected on The Briefing)

WALL STREET JOURNAL (CHRISTOPHER MIMS)
Robots vs. Fatbergs: High-Tech Approaches to America’s Sewer Problem

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