History

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The Puritan influence on the press

By Marvin Olasky
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Media | Christian belief and the 325th anniversary of American newspapers

Weekend Reads: Rediscovering Cotton Mather

Weekend Reads: Rediscovering Cotton Mather

By Russ Pulliam
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Books | Originally one of the most famous American Puritans, Cotton Mather is making a well-deserved comeback. Maligned in popular culture as narrow-minded killjoys,

Relational justice

Relational justice

By Marvin Olasky
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Justice | Is social justice just ice? Let’s try the biblical alternative

Researchers resurrect debate over ‘Jesus wife’ papyrus

By Julie Borg
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Religion | Once again experts have resurrected the debate over the authenticity of an ancient scrap of papyrus with writing that suggests Jesus may have been married.

America’s legacy

America’s legacy

By Marvin Olasky
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Government | Welcome to the Center for the Babylonian Experiment

The great revivalist

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | George Whitefield’s enduring relevance

Midday Roundup: Obama renames Mount McKinley on Alaskan trip

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hello, Denali. President Barack Obama is officially renaming Mount McKinley to its traditional moniker, “Denali,” while on a visit to Alaska. Obama is…

Weekend Reads: Supporting the spread of the gospel

Weekend Reads: Supporting the spread of the gospel

By Russ Pulliam
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Books | Gospel Patrons: People Whose Generosity Changed the World (self-published, 2014) might seem aimed at an audience of wealthy people who are potential donors to…

Black pro-lifers: Get Margaret Sanger out of the National Portrait Gallery

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—A group of African-American pastors and pro-life activists gathered at the Smithsonian Institution this morning to ask for the removal of a…

ISIS destroys ancient Palmyra temple

By Daniel James Devine
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ISIS | Islamist militants occupying the Syrian town of Palmyra have destroyed a 2,000-year-old temple there, according to reports. The Syrian Observatory for Human…

Truth and exaggeration

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | History series requires some parental guidance

ISIS militants behead Syrian antiquities scholar in Palmyra

By Daniel James Devine
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ISIS | Islamic State militants killed a leading Syrian antiquities scholar on Tuesday, beheading him in front of dozens of onlookers and hanging his body from a pole…

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