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WORLD's online columnists offer news analysis from a biblical perspective and insightful opinions on topics that arise at the intersection of Christianity and culture.

A little of the breadth revealed

A little of the breadth revealed

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I don’t know all the meanings of the scriptural saying “the breadth and length and height and depth,” but the least the phrase can mean is what I…

Restoring All Things

Restoring All Things

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | This week, John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview and I talked about an upcoming conference that aims to inspire Christians out…

On the seesaw of games and life

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | It was disorienting when I heard the news last week about Chris Bosh, the star center for the Miami Heat, who is out for the rest of the season with blood…

The nerd test

The nerd test

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Books | Are you a nerd? If you feel unsure, here’s a handy diagnostic: Do you work with and enjoy machines more than the average Joe? If you had written the…

‘Before turning the gun on himself’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Murder-suicide never becomes humdrum but it has become regular. The black comedy industry has noticed, and comedian Doug Stanhope titled his 2012 album Before

Indiana’s political youth movement

By Russ Pulliam
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Politics | Under old conventional wisdom young political activists were idealistically liberal. Then they had life experience and turned conservative. These days several…

Living in a freedom from religion era

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | “Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him” (Proverbs 26:4, NKJV). Constant vigilance! Atheists are determined to protect the…

Beyond fried chicken

By Marvin Olasky
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Race Issues | Last Thursday the president of Wright State University, along with the school’s dining hall vendor, apologized for a Black History Month menu that featured…

Who loves America?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat—and winning praise in some quarters—for remarks he made at a private dinner last…

The little deals we make

The little deals we make

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My father could talk about nutrition all day. He never fails to be excited by the latest health food discovery, and he always insists I stop what I’m doing…

Opening Arabia to business and peace

By D.C. Innes
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Middle East | President Obama wants to fight ISIS with a jobs program, perhaps a New Deal for the Middle East. U.S. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf told…

Understanding the enduring popularity of Laura Ingalls Wilder

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Books | In February of 1867, a little girl named Laura Elizabeth was born in a small log cabin near Pepin, Wis. Some of her family lines went back to the 

 
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