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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.

Tragedy in Roanoke

By Cal Thomas
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Media | The horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me more than I thought it would. Journalists are taught early on to…

The clerk’s disobedience

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religious Liberty | If there had been income tax back then, Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) would not have paid it. And seeing as he had no property to speak of, he could not…

Hollywood surprised again by the Kendrick brothers

By Megan Basham
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Movies | You have to wonder how many box office hits Alex and Stephen Kendrick are going to have to produce before Variety , The Hollywood Reporter , and other mainstream…

Digging into Donald Trump’s religion

By D.C. Innes
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Campaign 2016 | Americans like their presidents Christian in some way or another. There are exceptions. Thomas Jefferson was notoriously irreligious, and we had some…

Graduates of the hookup culture

Graduates of the hookup culture

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Relationships | “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse,’” recently published in  Vanity Fair , is the most depressing thing I read all last week (also the…

The real racism exposed by Hurricane Katrina

By Marvin Olasky
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Race Issues | Ten years ago today, the presidency of George W. Bush took a fatal hit. Yes, the bog-down in Iraq hurt, but the most devastating single photo of his…

Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

By Marvin Olasky
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Hope Award | Psalm 73 concludes with the job description of a Christian journalist: “I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.” Issue by…

The grace of wrath

The grace of wrath

By Bill Newton
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Faith & Inspiration | James, a missionary, returned home from a trip to equatorial Africa. During his last days there, he developed an ailment in his lower left leg. The condition…

The ‘screaming inconsistencies’ of the abortion movement

By Nick Eicher
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Abortion | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

Books that go beyond balls and strikes

Books that go beyond balls and strikes

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “[H]e said more important things about American values than many writers who wrote about serious subjects—so seriously that nobody could read them.”

‘Let another praise you’

‘Let another praise you’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips” (Proverbs 27:2, ESV). I walked into the church kitchen on a Sunday…

Her first story

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | “In the beginning, there was nothing. Nothing to hear. Nothing to feel. Nothing to see.” These words, part of the opening to Sally Lloyd-Jones’ Jesus

 
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