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Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 5:00am

What the legacy of Stan Lee teaches us about the reality of human beings as narrative creatures

High-profile trial of notorious drug lord ‘El Chapo’ poses unique security challenges in New York City

Honor among thieves: How one mobster's demise reveals the inevitability of a moral order

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Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:30am

Two stories about death and evil—one moral evil, one natural evil—dominate weekend headlines out of California

Amidst charges and counter charges of election fraud, we still don’t know the outcome of major elections. What does this reveal about the nature of democracy?

On 100th anniversary of end of World War I, Christians must reflect with humility on the legacy of the Great War

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Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 5:00am

Is there still a distinction between boys and girls? Lawsuit between Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts forces important cultural conversation

How a change in one retailer's corporate policy reveals moral confusion of modern age

When a culture reevaluates how it is structured, even bake sales may seem out of step

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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 5:00am

Just how important should politics be? Why Christians should be the first to understand that politics, while important, is not ultimate

Welcome to the 2020 presidential campaign: the cycles of modern American politics

What the outcome of the midterm elections has to do with the resignation of Jeff Sessions

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Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 5:00am

The watching world tries to understand how evangelicals are engaging the public square

Why would people want to identify as evangelicals? Understanding the questions of identity and the American political landscape

Supreme Court to rule on War Memorial Cross, has opportunity to clarify their own confusing jurisprudence

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Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 5:00am

For the left and the right, Tuesday’s midterm elections are being hailed as the ‘most important election of our lifetime.’ Is this true?

Renegotiating democratic norms: How the old game of electoral politics is being played by new rules

Four more states prepare to vote on legalization of marijuana, proving that politics doesn’t stay local for long

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Friday, Nov 2, 2018

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 5:00am

As Americans face electoral Rorschach test, both political parties seek to address big questions in Tuesday’s election

Why American voters generally, and Democrats specifically, are more interested in presidential elections than midterm elections

The unavoidable human equation: When casting a ballot, are we voting for personality, character, or ideas?

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Thursday, Nov 1, 2018

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 5:00am

How do Christianity and Islam differ on the issues of blasphemy and honor?

As Europe sends contradictory messages on blasphemy laws, we see that a secular society can’t stay secular for long

The politicization of ice cream: Ben & Jerry’s joins the ‘Resistance’ in most recent display of corporate activism

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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 5:00am

In response to corruption and economic turmoil, Brazil turns to the right in Sunday’s presidential election

Why order is a precondition for liberty in a representative democracy

A moral revolution in primetime: What the record number of LGBTQ characters on TV tells us about this cultural moment

Why cultural bankruptcy is a far more serious concern than corporate bankruptcy

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Friday, Oct 26, 2018

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 5:00am

‘It’s hard to hate up close’: Why the partisan divide isn’t really as bad as cable news would lead you to believe

Exchanging laughs for applause: What are we looking for in entertainment?

Berenstain Bears and the moral importance of the stories we tell our children

Beauty, morality, and Disney princesses: The real danger of associating good and evil with cultural conventions of attractiveness

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Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 5:40am

Acts of domestic terrorism remind us that a sinful world is all too often a violent world

Who is to blame? Understanding the real risk of whataboutism and the temptation of moral evasion

First woman to sit on Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announces Alzheimer's diagnosis

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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 6:05am

Claims and counterclaims abound as migrant caravan moves north through Mexico

Why any sane nation must have an immigration policy that protects its borders and defines its own citizenship

Underneath political divide over transgender identity is a worldview divide over what it means to be male and female

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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 5:00am

Move to define ‘gender’ as it has been defined throughout human history leads to hysteria from the sexual revolutionaries

Why it matters that new exemptions for contraceptive coverage include both religious and moral protections

In a postmodern culture, there are almost no words that don’t require careful definition, including ‘meat’ and ‘milk’

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Monday, Oct 22, 2018

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 5:00am

The long, historical backstory of the House of Saud and the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Why it’s not enough to know that the myth of the modernizing dictator really is a myth

What’s actually behind a society celebrating books that aren’t really banned during Banned Books Week

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Friday, Oct 19, 2018

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 5:00am

The culture of death extends its grip in Canada: Toronto doctors lay out procedures for euthanasia for children, without parental consent

As #MeToo movement celebrates its anniversary, the situation turns out to be more complicated than a secular society can unravel

What does the word ‘sin’ mean to a secular society?

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Thursday, Oct 18, 2018

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 5:00am

After firing and settlement, it turns out all the Atlanta fire chief was guilty of was believing biblical Christianity

How changes in Brazil’s cultural and religious landscape have led to a political very dramatic political choice

In upcoming presidential election, Brazil represents far more than Brazil, and far more than Latin America

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