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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.

What to think about my husband

What to think about my husband

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A wise and witty Christian counselor once said, “Your marriage is in trouble the day you realize you didn’t marry yourself.” My marriage is not in…

Here comes the sun … I hope

Here comes the sun … I hope

By Chelsea Kolz
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Essay | I miss the sun. I miss the sun so much I can feel my body aching for it at the cellular level. I regard my face and arms in the mirror, wondering if they…

Pro-choice education

By Cal Thomas
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Education | When people speak of a legacy, they usually mean something other than what the late economist Milton Friedman and his wife, Rose, left behind, namely the…

Trying on the postman’s shoes

Trying on the postman’s shoes

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Today, after standing in line at the post office and watching the proceedings, I decided, when my turn came, to preemptively say as I handed the postal worker…

Noah as seen by Christians and Jews

By Marvin Olasky
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Movies | Wow. Noah the movie has turned into an inkblot test where those who love or hate it read into it their own meanings. One question that’s arisen among the…

The pro-abortion faction shows no fear before God

The pro-abortion faction shows no fear before God

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | “One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and careless.” (Proverbs 14:16) A pro-abortion woman gave a lecture in…

‘It ain’t over till it’s over’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Recently I said to my bedridden newlywed husband that I wondered why things have turned out the way they have. He replied, “They haven’t turned out…

Much ado about Noah

By Cal Thomas
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Movies | It wasn’t so long ago that conservative Christians believed Hollywood to be evil and some preachers instructed their congregations not to go to movies lest…

An appreciation for my dentists

An appreciation for my dentists

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | The most impressed I have been by academia in many years is in the dentist chair of the university dental clinic I frequent. I had almost despaired of the…

Ron Sider on Obamacare

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | The Q&A in the current issue of WORLD is with Ron Sider, founder, four decades ago, of Evangelicals for Social Action and the author of Rich Christians in

Putin’s lost chance at greatness

By D.C. Innes
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Russia | Russian President Vladimir Putin has been looking quite pleased with himself these days. Coming off his “Russia is back” Winter Olympics, he launched a…

An open letter to Sandra Fluke

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Healthcare Mandate | Dear Ms. Fluke: This may seem hard to believe, but we have a lot in common. We both like a sense of security, and at the same time we like to have options:

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