Need to know: 10/12/2016
This Yom Kippur, some Jewish priestesses are gathering in a circle for a mix of prayers, chants, songs and meditations — all of which incorporate references to the divine feminine. More from Religion News Service
Stand by your man
Donald Trump’s support has plummeted in the past week — but white evangelicals are sticking with him. More from Religion News Service
Not all evangelicals
Listing biblical sins including lust and greed, Christianity Today said, “This is an incredibly apt summary of Trump's life." More from www.washingtonpost.com
'A stand against oppression'
The scene was part of a procession and gathering for Shia Muslims during a holy season known as Ashura, which refers to the 10th day of the first month of the Islamic calendar. More from Detroit Free Press
Not moving on
The national evangelical campus ministry faces public protest from more than 1,000 alumni and 27 prominent authors as backlash against its decision rises. More from Religion News Service
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During his tenure on staff with InterVarsity, Michael Vazquez came to recognize that he, as a gay Christian, had nothing legitimate to offer LGBT students on campus. More from Religion News Service
Ghazala Khan is slated to stand with the recently-formed American Muslim Women political action committee when it endorses Hillary Clinton. More from The Atlantic
G’mar Chatimah Tovah!
Any resemblance to persons living or running for office in Mark Silk’s Al Chet prayer is purely coincidental. More from Religion News Service
‘A great medium for cultural sharing’
Sales of halal food, prepared according to Islamic law, are surging -- and not just among the fast-growing U.S. Muslim population: Adventurous millennial foodies are embracing it too. More from www.bloomberg.com
Go, Cubs, Go!
Those who study sports fandom from a religious studies' perspective say there are many parallels between baseball and everyday life, and that being a dedicated fan often connects with elements of the spiritual. More from chicagotribune.com