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In Case You Missed It: Blogs We Updated This Week

Updated information on Egypt's anti-Christian backlash, Dinesh D'Souza's sucessor, and Liberty University's HHS lawsuit.

It was a bit slower around the Gleanings site this week, but we kept up to date with some popular, ongoing stories—in addition to reporting the fresh religion news daily, of course.

We tweeted the updates. But in case you're not one of our more than 126,000 Twitter followers (and really, why aren't you?), here's what you missed this week:

(Editor's note: This is NOT a roundup of the new blogs we've posted lately, so it shouldn't replace your daily reading!)

Newtown 'Debacle' Revives Identity Debate as LCMS Elections Loom
Update: LCMS president reelected despite prayer vigil controversy after Sandy Hook massacre.

Richmond Megachurch Loses Four Pastors Following Criminal Charges
Update: In first media interview since his arrest, former ROC pastor maintains his innocence.

Dinesh D'Souza Resigns as President of The King's College Over Questions About New 'Fiancee'
Update: The King's College has selected Gregory Alan Thornbury as its new president.

Ball State Will Investigate Course on 'Boundaries of Science'
Update: State university's physics department adds another controversial professor—astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez—to its faculty.

No Ban on Military Evangelism, Despite Conservative Fears
Update: Chaplains and politicians protest Obama's promise to veto religious liberty amendment to military spending bill.

Following Recovery of 'Stolen Revolution,' Celebration Shifts to Danger for Egypt's Copts
Update: In wake of President Morsi's ouster, Christians find themselves targeted.

Supreme Court Revives Liberty University's Contraceptives Lawsuit
Update: Fourth Circuit tosses Liberty's challenge to entire HHS employer mandate.

Web's Most Popular Bible Verses Match Up–Except John 3:16
Update: YouVersion releases its own list of most popular Bible verses, revealing interesting differences from other top Bible websites.

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