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ISIS kills second Japanese hostage

By Leigh Jones
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ISIS | Islamic State militants released a video late Saturday showing the beheading of a Japanese journalist held hostage by the group since October. Kenji Goto, who…

What's your favorite Super Bowl ad from recent years?

What's your favorite Super Bowl ad from recent years?

By Marvin Olasky
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Television | Why do television shows often portray America as worse than it really is, but the commercials that grab us make it look better? Rachel Lynn Aldrich did a…

Can Tom Brady find what he’s looking for?

By Michael Allen Rogers
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Religion | An excerpt from What Happens After I Die? offers a way for the Super Bowl quarterback and the rest of us to find fulfillment

Weekend Reads: Religious violence and revival

Weekend Reads: Religious violence and revival

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Fields of Blood: A History of Religion and Violence By Karen Armstrong Karen Armstrong has written a finely wrought book, packed with information and guaranteed…

Super Bowl showdown: cute puppies vs. devoted dads

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Television | NBC filled out its last few, coveted Super Bowl ad slots on Wednesday, just days before the game, a later sellout date than usual, according to CNN. The value…

From Matzah Ball soup to Grammy nod, Haim just wants to have fun

By Jeff Koch
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Music | The three Jewish sisters who make up the band Haim were recently spotted traipsing around Hawaii with their newest chum, megastar Taylor Swift. It’s one of…

Two thought-provoking movies to welcome February

By Phil Boatwright
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DVD | Two different DVDs, both carrying important messages about making a positive difference in others’ lives, make up a great entertainment duo for the first…

In Canada, it’s career vs. conviction for some Christians

In Canada, it’s career vs. conviction for some Christians

By Nick Eicher
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Religious Liberty | Two Canadian professional groups have begun a process of effectively blacklisting Christian doctors and lawyers. A Canadian legal group committed to diversity…

Mormon LGBT rights support angers gays and conservatives

By Kiley Crossland
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Religious Liberty | Mormon leaders announced support for laws designed to protect members of the LGBT community from discrimination while also pressing the importance of…

Don’t be blinded by the spectacle

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | We all know that “the big game” is on Sunday, Super Bowl Sunday, that is. And how could we have missed it with all the hype and controversy? It started…

Globe Trot: Argentina’s murder scandal is a movie in the making

By Mindy Belz
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International | ARGENTINA: Argentine journalist Damian Pachter saw his Twitter followers go from 420 to more than 10,000 as he broke on the tweetstream a scoop on the murder…

Witch trials, 1692 to 2014

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | Megan McArdle, a Bloomberg columnist whose web articles would be must-reads if any were (as John Piper points out, only the Bible is a must-read), published…

 
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