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Mall microcosm

By Andrée Seu
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Culture | Cataclysmic developments on the horizon announce themselves in the smallest portents --- the canary exiting the coal mine; the child's marble that rolls off a…

Foreign policy choices

By Marvin Olasky
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Newsworthy | Israel, American cultural imperialism, American physical imperialism - those are three reasons our Middle Eastern adversaries often cite for their opposition…

News Roundup

By Alisa Harris
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Newsworthy | Religious leaders give their New Year's messages. In his annual message, the Archbishop of Canterbury said "God doesn't do waste," but we do: "Despite…

In 2008: Obedience by grace

By Andrée Seu
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Faith & Inspiration | The concept of "New Years Resolutions" is problematic for Christians. It smacks of self-effort, which is antithetical to the idea of "Jesus" (the Hebrew…

Christian principles in election 2008

By Anthony Bradley
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Campaign 2008 | The National Council of Churches offers a list of principles to direct Christians in assessing candidates. This is a list that some would simply call,

Survey finds support for stem cell research

By Alisa Harris
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Issues | Since scientists discovered that they could turn adult skin cells into stem cells, researchers have begun asking a question that seemed irrelevant before: Do…

Censoring "sin"

By Andrée Seu
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Faith & Inspiration | The holiday season was a kind of news ceasefire. Notwithstanding the awkward intrusion of reality afforded by the assassination of Pakistan's Bhutto, the…

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

By Marvin Olasky
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Entertainment | There Will Be Blood (rated R for violence) qualified for likely Oscar nominations by opening in a few theaters late last month. It has its nationwide rollout…

Tebow time

By Mark Bergin
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Web Extra | Florida's heralded quarterback will have all eyes on him next season -- for good or ill

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

By Jamie Dean
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Web Extra | Obama, Huckabee rise to the top in Iowa caucuses

Tradition vs. traditionalism

By Tony Woodlief
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Religion | I've been reading a bit on early church history. Six months ago, had someone told me I would be doing this, I would have disputed the prediction, because I've…

1952 and 2008

By Marvin Olasky
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Campaign 2008 | The last time both parties had presidential candidates who were neither incumbents nor sitting vice presidents was 1952. This year's race is starting to look…

 
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