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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 progressive liberal ‘comes out’ as Christian

By Nick Eicher
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Religion | Last week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the “coming out” of liberal writer Ana Marie Cox as a…

Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev die?

By Marvin Olasky
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Death Penalty | The defense attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing case are working hard to keep him from being put to death. Should we cheer their…

The Schock factor

By D.C. Innes
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Politics | The ancient Athenians would ostracize a citizen who was dangerously preeminent in ability. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., who resigned last week under the weight…

The cure for addiction

The cure for addiction

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Health | Few federal policies have been as misunderstood, mutated, and muddled as the “War on Drugs.” You might call it our own Hundred Years’ War, because it…

Winning souls, not arguments

By Bill Newton
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Faith & Inspiration | Here’s a tough question: How can you engage in debate on political or social issues with nonbelievers and keep the door open for a discussion of the gospel?

Do thin models cause anorexia?

By Sophia Lee
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Health | The bizarre, unsolved case of eating disorders

Sacrificing the good for the great

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Something happened last week that turned the American pursuit of wealth and fame on its head. One of the most promising young stars in one of the most…

Working for free

Working for free

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Tuesday nights I teach an English as a second language class at church and I enjoy it. So do my students. It occurred to me in the middle of our time together…

Facing an anxious new season

Facing an anxious new season

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | I spend my workday at a window overlooking our landlord’s four cows. The cows lead simple lives—simplified, I suppose, by their unsophisticated destinies.

Sunshine Week should turn up the heat

By Cal Thomas
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Government | This week is “Sunshine Week,” a nonprofit, nonpartisan national initiative launched by the American Society of News Editors to “promote a dialogue about…

The ‘white privilege’ burden

The ‘white privilege’ burden

By La Shawn Barber
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Race Issues | If I hear or read about one more white person lamenting “white privilege,” especially a Christian, I might drive to a remote location, step out of the…

Job, a man prepared

Job, a man prepared

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Adversity tests a man like fire tests gold and silver (Proverbs 17:3) and like a whipping gale tests a building foundation (Matthew 7:24–27). But as in the…

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