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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.

The death of sensibility

The death of sensibility

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | How would you like to cease to feel pain? It’s a good thing, I suppose, when you are numbed up at the dentist’s office, but I wager you wouldn’t want to…

Lawsuits, insanity, and salvation

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | After Houston’s lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, subpoenaed local pastors to turn over sermons and correspondence that mentioned homosexuality and gender…

John Stonestreet on marriage and evolution

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Our issue dated Aug. 8 includes an interview with John Stonestreet, speaker and fellow of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview and senior content…

Another British invasion

By Cal Thomas
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Immigration | When music fans think of “the British Invasion” they are referring to 1960s bands like The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. But Britain today faces a…

Not the life of the party

Not the life of the party

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I did fairly well at a party Friday night. I know it sounds strange to say that—to evaluate the outcome of a birthday party as a personal success or…

Characteristics of a candidate

Characteristics of a candidate

By D.C. Innes
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Campaign 2016 | Republican primary voters have lots of choices in this presidential election cycle—17 so far: nine governors, five senators, two business executives, and a…

Drumbeats and heartbeats

Drumbeats and heartbeats

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Abortion | At a children’s book festival last spring, I met a young woman who had recently served on the staff of a well-known Democrat senator. When I asked why she…

Stealing on the job

Stealing on the job

By Bill Newton
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Business | I’d just stepped off the airplane and was walking to baggage claim when I passed a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent guarding the exit. She…

A Strong presence in Texas

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Charlie Strong was hired last June to be the head football coach for the University of Texas. He’d had a successful tenure as the coach at Louisville and as…

When habit will no longer do

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | Francis Schaeffer taught me that the generation of Americans that lost religion was not the one that acted out in full-blown flouting of spiritual laws, but…

Debates vs. debates

By Cal Thomas
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WARWICK, England—When it comes to debates the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the "world's most prestigious debating society," remains the gold…

Untroubled and fearless Christians

Untroubled and fearless Christians

By La Shawn Barber
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Culture | Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. (John…

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