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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.

Animals aren’t people, too

Animals aren’t people, too

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | In a Manhattan courtroom in late May, lawyers argued their clients had been unlawfully detained. They wanted the court to grant them relief. But in this case,

The College World Series: For the love of the game

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | What happens when you take the money out of college sports? You know what I mean. Sure basketball and football players are “student-athletes,” but those…

Incurring the wrath of the easily offended

By Cal Thomas
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Education | My high school colors were green and white. At graduation the boys wore green robes and the girls wore white. No one considered the girls inferior because of…

This present moment

This present moment

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A neighbor of mine has advanced cancer, and sometimes she is glum, but sometimes, as she was today, she is happy. She is happy today because, as she just told…

Staying in God’s inspired, infallible, and inerrant Word

Staying in God’s inspired, infallible, and inerrant Word

By La Shawn Barber
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Faith & Inspiration | “The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight” (Proverbs 15:8, NKJV) I can’t remember the…

Using our privilege to bless others

Using our privilege to bless others

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | American Christianity is rich with privilege. In addition to what we share with other believers worldwide—being saved by grace through faith apart from…

Mohler on evolution

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | The June 13 issue of WORLD Magazine includes an interview with Albert Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Yesterday and today we…

Godly speculation

Godly speculation

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My washing machine spin cycle is not reliable, so I have come into the habit of praising God every time it works well. I wonder if God is using this situation…

Resisting the temptation to be quiet

By Nick Eicher
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Sexuality | Last week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the public’s reaction to Olympic athlete and reality TV…

The argument for the ‘Benedict Option’

By D.C. Innes
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Culture | America has leapt quickly from feminist egalitarianism to same-sex marriage and now to teaching “gender fluidity” and “gender spectrum” as facts of…

The self-image trap

The self-image trap

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | Fourteen years ago,  The Atlantic published an article titled “A New Way to Be Mad” by Carl Elliott, which explored the world of “apotemnophilia.” My…

Mohler on marriage and not giving up

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Albert Mohler is president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The June 13 issue of WORLD Magazine includes an interview with him, but today and…

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