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American Sniper triggers a social media firestorm

By Sarah Padbury
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Movies | American Sniper shattered opening weekend box office records, raking in $107.2 million over the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the biggest take ever…

Why ‘Je suis Charlie’ should give Christians pause

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | It’s been a little more than a week since the killing of the Islamic terrorists who stormed the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in France and…

Study: Staying married can help smooth out that midlife crisis

Study: Staying married can help smooth out that midlife crisis

By Kiley Crossland
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Marriage | Marriage, especially marriage between best friends, makes people happier in the long run, according to a new paper published in the National Bureau of…

Why all the love for George Clooney?

By Cal Thomas
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Marriage | Social media is agog over George Clooney’s tribute to his wife, Amal, at last weekend’s Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood. Women, especially, are swooning…

Culture and Christianity meet in the press

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | Two recent articles in major American newspapers brought issues at the intersection of culture and Christianity back to the spotlight. On Christmas Day, The

The Great Divorce on national tour

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Theater | WORLD readers primarily know Max McLean for his starring role in a stage adaption of C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters, but his stage adaptation of Lewis’s The…

Unmappable threats

Unmappable threats

By Joel Belz
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Culture | Americans have nobody but ourselves to blame for three destructive forces

A decade of change

A decade of change

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | A brave new lexicon for a disintegrating civilization

Two words for Christians in 2015

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | In looking to the year ahead, John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview honed in on two words: clarity and hope. The events of 2014,

Unbroken: A cure for cynicism

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Movies | Some people earn their cynicism through a hard life and serial disappointment. Others (the majority, I suspect, at least in this country) dress up in it as…

America interrupted

By Cal Thomas
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Culture | In the film Girl Interrupted , Winona Ryder plays an 18-year-old who enters a mental institution for what is diagnosed as borderline personality disorder. The…

Campus consequences of the sexual revolution

By Nick Eicher
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Sexuality | With so much reporting lately—some of it reckless and shoddy—on the moral state of affairs on university campuses, I spoke with John Stonestreet of the…

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