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The past and its sins

The past and its sins

By Michael T. Hamilton
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Children’s Books of the Year | Controversy over author G.A. Henty raises the question: How should we teach history?

Slavery with a smile?

Slavery with a smile?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Children’s Books of the Year | The birthday cake that became a conflagration

Congress moves to undercut ISIS’s black market for antiquities

By Evan Wilt
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ISIS | WASHINGTON— The House of Representatives passed legislation this week to snuff out the Islamic State’s (ISIS) black market of pillaged cultural…

Midday Roundup: Federal judge upholds North Carolina voter ID law

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Legal limits. A federal judge ruled yesterday that North Carolina’s law requiring voters to show a picture ID at the polls is constitutional. “In sum,

Building the Museum of the Bible

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | President Cary Summers tells how God is blessing the first museum dedicated to the world’s most important book

Harriet Tubman: Behind the face of the new $20 bill

By Onize Ohikere
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Newsworthy | Former slave and faith-driven abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the face of the new $20 bill, becoming the first woman to appear on U.S. paper currency…

Progressives vs. biblical realists

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | Over the years I’ve referred to “liberals” and been reluctant to use the moniker lots on the left like: “progressive.” I now plan to do the…

The GOP divide

The GOP divide

By Marvin Olasky
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Campaign 2016 | A crack 160 years in the making

Statesmen, not showmen

By Mindy Belz
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History | In the old days those seeking the highest office visited the lowest place

Mercy Street captures the fractures, fears, and frills of the Civil War era

By Laura Finch
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Television | If there’s a Downton Abbey– sized hole in your heart this week, give Mercy Street a try. PBS’ newest show whisks viewers inside a bustling, chaotic Civil War…

Globe Trot: Will Iranians elect the moderates Washington wants?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: With high turnout, voting has been extended in Iran’s parliamentary elections. But Iranian dissidents remind us the government can announce any number…

Stephen King explores the consequences of changing the past in 11.22.63

By Laura Finch
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Television | In some ways, 11.22.63 feels like Stephen King saw Back to the Future and decided to make a civically superior drama. But in this case, the stakes are much…

 
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