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In Case You Missed It: Blogs We Updated This Week

New info on Rick Warren, Margaret Thatcher, Russia, Libya, seminary tenure, and more.

Not only does CT monitor and report breaking religion news here on Gleanings, we also do our best to update previous blog posts as stories continue to develop.

We announce updates via Twitter; but in case you're not one of the nearly 110,000 people following @CTmagazine (and honestly, why aren't you?), here's what you might have missed this week:

(Editor's note: This is not a roundup of the new blogs we posted this week, so shouldn't replace your daily reading!)

Rick Warren's Son Dies from Suicide

Update: Warren announced via Twitter that his son committed suicide using an unregistered gun bought over the internet.

Margaret Thatcher Obits Overlook Her 'Devout Christian Faith'

Iron Lady once gave a significant speech deemed the "Sermon on the Mound."

Mental Health Problems More Common Among 'Spiritual But Not Religious'

Update: New study finds link between risk of depression and lack of church attendance.

Christian Crackdown Moves Sudan Closer To '100 Percent' Muslim

Update: President's amnesty for political prisoners includes release of Christian woman.

Blasphemy Laws Now Making Headlines in ... Europe

Update: After putting plan on hold for months, Russian lawmakers are moving forward on anti-defamation bill.

Southern Presbyterians Lose Third of Members, But Amicably

Update: Recent schism at Presbyterian church isn't keeping two congregations from sharing space.

Job Security for Bible Experts Now in Short Supply

Update: Bad news for professors seeking tenure at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Christian Exodus from Syria Raises Hopes for Resurrection in Turkey

Update: Good news for Assyrian Christian refugees.

Libya Will Release Foreign Missionaries Jailed for Evangelism

Update: Four Egyptian Christians released in prisoner exchange.

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