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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.

Carly Fiorina, a woman of accomplishment

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | When people speak of “the first woman president” they usually mean Hillary Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy soon. But there’s another…

A moment in the pit

A moment in the pit

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A Christian woman I know who is in a deep emotional pit sent me verses from Psalm 88 “proving” to me that the wrath of God is on her: “Your wrath lies…

Americans United for Firing Christians

By Marvin Olasky
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Religious Liberty | My thanks to Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the liberal group that praised WORLD yesterday for finding a great story. Not exactly. The…

The culture degrades, but truth endures

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | Did you see the Honey Maid commercial during last Saturday’s NCAA Final Four game between Duke and Michigan State, the one with two men who call themselves…

Racism and redemption on university campuses

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | On Friday night University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides suspended a student for writing a racist slur on a campus whiteboard. The student had…

The Iran framework: Devilish details to follow

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | Too bad the “framework” of a nuclear weapons deal with Iran didn’t come four days earlier on April Fools’ Day. It would have been more appropriate.

Lady Justice’s new blindfold

Lady Justice’s new blindfold

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Law | Two unrelated news stories have been in the headlines in recent weeks. In one, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, surprised by the reaction to a law he signed to…

The Christian baker’s conscience

The Christian baker’s conscience

By D.C. Innes
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Religious Liberty | The baker wars moved to a new stage last week. It seems that liberty, equality, and human dignity in America stand or fall with who is baking what for whom at…

Watching their language

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Books | It seemed like a good idea at the time. Jared and Kristen Maughan, a Christian couple from Twin Falls, Idaho, were concerned when their daughter came home…

Thinking rightly about ‘loving and hating’

Thinking rightly about ‘loving and hating’

By Bill Newton
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Faith & Inspiration | “You’re trying to kill me! Bologna is high in cholesterol! You can’t buy that? I can’t eat it!” my mother screamed at my then 10-year-old daughter…

Creative responses to gay pressure

Creative responses to gay pressure

By Marvin Olasky
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Religious Liberty | I’d like help from you and other readers in learning about creative ways Christians are responding to the gay lobby’s offensive. We at WORLD support and…

RFRA and the cultural imagination

By Nick Eicher
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Religious Liberty | This week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the firestorm of controversy over Indiana’s Religious…

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