The news has been dominated this week by the Helsinki Summit, Donald Trump’s private meeting with Vladimir Putin, framed beforehand by Robert Mueller’s indictment of twelve Russian nationals for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, and afterward by Trump’s waffling on whether Russia actually interfered with the election and whether he would hold Putin responsible for this interference.
To make sense of this week’s events, here are a few recent books that help us understand Russia, the fragmented world of social media that provided an entrée for Russian interference, our post-truth culture that has energized this scandal, and what it might all mean for Christians…
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1. [easyazon_link identifier=”0525574824″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump[/easyazon_link]