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In-depth, online-only feature-length articles written by WORLD's team of editors, reporters, and contributors.

Meriam Ibrahim set to arrive in the U.S.

By Jamie Dean
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Persecution | Long-awaited homecoming still leaves questions about U.S. efforts to help persecuted Christian woman

CCCU’s new president praised for her humility and deep faith

By Sophia Lee
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Education | The Council of Christian College and Universities (CCCU) announced Shirley V. Hoogstra of Calvin College as its seventh president on Wednesday, closing a…

To become a ‘perfect dunghill,’ embrace Calvinism?

To become a ‘perfect dunghill,’ embrace Calvinism?

By Michael A.G. Haykin & Jeffrey Robinson Sr.
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Books | Two Baptist scholars disagree by pointing out the mission-oriented vision of John Calvin and the other Reformers

Steady destruction—and deafening silence

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | The Islamic State destroys Jonah’s tomb and other Judeo-Christian sites in Mosul while President Obama remains mute

Trumpeting a dinosaur horn

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | A partially fossilized triceratops horn offers evidence the animal lived less than 65 million years ago, say scientists who discovered it

Left to Boko Haram’s mercy

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | A hundred days after kidnapping nearly 300 schoolgirls, the Islamic terror group continues to terrorize Christian villages

Congress to Sudan: Release Ibrahim family

By J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | Hearing held to pressure Sudan and the White House to do more for detained Christians

Soul-searching in South Korea

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | As the nation debates its collective responsibility for the Sewol disaster, Christians preach the message of grace

Nothing left for Mosul Christians but the sword

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | ISIS militants give Christians a final ultimatum, forcing them to flee or be killed

Plan to overturn Hobby Lobby ruling stalls

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | Although they didn’t have enough support to bring the measure to the floor, 56 senators voted to force employers to pay for abortifacients

Trusting God for a second child in China

By June Cheng
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China | A Chinese house church pastor preaches faith in God before obedience to the government

Examining the ‘new critics’ of Genesis

Examining the ‘new critics’ of Genesis

By Hugh Ross
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Books | Some new interpretations of the creation account are ingenious—but are they true?

 
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