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Chris Williams

Why I Don't Care About the Oscars This Year

This year's Oscars honor an array of films that celebrate everything I love about the movies. The apathy I'm feeling is very strange.

Coby Michael Smith

The Hidden Light of the Dark Ages

The "Dark Ages" weren't as dark after all. It served as the fertile soil for the growth to come with the Renaissance.

Neil Carter

I Drew the Line at Canaan

The appalling injustice of this storyline came crashing down on me.

Debra Landwehr Engle

Are You Sabotaging Your Own Joy?

We're taught to believe that if we're unhappy, something outside of us is to blame. In fact, everything we experience starts with our own mind.

Mary Pezzulo

Lent Without Bread

Everyone fails at Lent. We need Lent in the first place because we are failures.

Jennifer Woodruff Tait

God's Into Art, Not Empires

Art is not "an ox to draw the cart of evangelism". Art is art. Making good art honors God.

Justin Whitaker

Psychologists Test the Dalai Lama's Teaching on Compassion

There seems to be truth to his famous quote: "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."

Fred Stella

Embracing a Hindu Life: One Journey to Becoming Hindu

As most Indians intertwine faith and culture in Hinduism, the same can be said for Italians and Christianity.

Lilith Dorsey

Mardi Gras Magic: Creating Change at Carnival Time

Mardi Gras is a party, a protest, a release, and a revolution.

Ben Spackman

The Complexities of History in the Ensign

In a limited etymological sense, all history is "fiction" because it is the conscious attempt to create a coherent story.

Gregory Eran Gronbacher

Jewish Theology: A Primer

How is unity realized? How is Jewish tradition and meaning preserved?

K. Albert Little

Is the Church Just an Invisible Collection of Believers?

The early church looked nothing like the scattered churches, denominations, and meeting houses of today's Christian landscape.

Robert A.H. Cohen

Jews Welcome Refugees (Unless They're Palestinian)

Israel is not just a country where Jews live. It's a modern miracle. It's our post-Holocaust resurrection.

Connor Wood

Why Colleges Need More Conservative Professors

At its best, liberal morality keeps us from getting complacent. But conservative morality does something good, too.

Adam Lee

"The Fountainhead": No Man Is an Island

Caring about other people's opinions isn't a strange or abnormal trait.

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The End of White Christian America
Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), challenges us to grasp the profound political and cultural consequences of a new reality—that America is no longer a majority white Christian nation.
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