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Pride and shame on Independence Day

By D.C. Innes
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Culture | Independence Day is a flag-waving, love-of-country time to reflect on everything good about America. So the recent Pew poll that asked people if they often…

Web Reads: From greed to gay rights

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Sinful and foolish. The Bible says “the heart is deceitful above all else.” Much of the wisdom compiled by Morgan House in his 3,000th column for The…

There’s a better way to do prison

By John Stonestreet
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Culture | The National Academy for Sciences released a study that found that since the 1970s the incarceration rate in the United States has more than quadrupled after…

Don’t get cooked

Don’t get cooked

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | “I recall that after my first year in Africa in a location where we had no TV access, I came home and was shocked by what my Christian friends were watching…

A town of uneasy neighborliness

By Warren Cole Smith
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Lighting Out | In the mountain resort town of Manitou Springs, believers and militant anti-Christians live side-by-side

Midday Roundup: Bizarre hunt for ferry owner takes in South Korean church

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Manhunt. Thousands of South Korean police entered a church compound yesterday looking for a billionaire with ties to the ferry that sank in April, killing…

In search of a modest swimsuit

By Allie Hulcher
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Fashion | Now is a good time for women concerned with dressing modestly. Retro fashion, which borrows inspiration from the 50s and early 60s, is in. Sites like…

Chasing dreams

Chasing dreams

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | A spotlight on the athletic achievement of Jewish Americans

Feminists flip out over self-defense advice

By La Shawn Barber
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Culture | If you’re still not convinced that our culture is rapidly declining and common sense is becoming a scarce commodity, you might change your mind after…

How Hollywood drags culture along

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | When I am out walking with my husband, I generally keep a few paces ahead of him, hoping I can get him to walk faster. This isn’t nice, but I divulge this…

Welcome to Athens

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | To no one’s surprise, a Gallup poll released May 30 indicates “New Record Highs in Moral Acceptability.” That is, situations considered unacceptable by…

Job seekers beware: Vocal fry will cook your prospects

Job seekers beware: Vocal fry will cook your prospects

By Michael Cochrane
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Culture | The low, creaky intonation called vocal fry—employed ubiquitously by the Kardashians and pop singers such as Kesha—might make a woman sound popular, but…

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