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Did Colonial America have abortions? Yes, but …

Did Colonial America have abortions? Yes, but …

By Marvin Olasky
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Abortion | An excerpt from Abortion Rites: A Social History of Abortion in America

Good reading about William Wilberforce and Hannah More’s Clapham Sect

By Russ Pulliam
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Books | WORLD Magazine’s annual Roe v. Wade issue includes an interview with Karen Swallow Prior, author of an excellent new book about Hannah More, William…

A new Hollywood attempt at selling Jesus

By Sophia Lee
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Television | Marketing for the TV movie Killing Jesus predictably downplays the divinity of Christ

Archeologists unearth possible site of Jesus’ trial

By Julie Borg
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History | Archeologists have discovered what they believe to be Herod’s palace and the much-debated site where Jesus’ trial took place. Most historians and…

Depression-era dishonesty

Depression-era dishonesty

By Marvin Olasky
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Roe v. Wade | The drive for abortion began not in the 1960s but in the 1930s

Karen Swallow Prior: Hannah and her brothers

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | A Christian poet’s battle against slavery has lessons for today

America’s most surprising military victory was also a win over prejudice

By Marvin Olasky
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History | Two hundred years ago today, on January 8, 1815, the Battle of New Orleans ended with dramatic casualty numbers: 71 Americans vs. 2,042 British soldiers. You…

Midday Roundup: Conservative coup attempt mars Boehner’s big day

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Opening session. Republicans took control of Congress yesterday. The transition went smoothly in the Senate, where Mitch McConnell of Kentucky took over the…

A Reformed approach to racial reconciliation

A Reformed approach to racial reconciliation

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Anthony Bradley talks about God’s sovereignty and how we can demonstrate the unity Jesus prayed for in His church

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…

‘We can’t wait’

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Selma gives an engaging behind-the-scenes look at a powerful moment in U.S. history

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