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NY City Judge Upholds Doctrine of Divine Retribution

On September 2, 1990, a murder occurred in New York City that horrified the nation. The Watkins family from Provo, Utah, a father and mother with their ...


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Christmas Is not About Us Fixing the World

Years ago, I read an ad in the New York Times that said, "The meaning of Christmas is that love will triumph and that we will be able to put together ...


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When Wrath Is Appropriate

In Fleming Rutledge's new book, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ, she acknowledges the difficulty that modern people have with ...


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Sports Journalist Notices Athletes' 'Christian Years'

There's a sports personality named Bill Simmons. He's on the television now, but I loved it when he was just a writer. He's coined a few phrases, like ...


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Research Shows That Cheaters Get a "Cheater's High"

Do you ever wonder why people cheat—or feel tempted to cheat—on expense reports, taxes, exams, and other endeavors? According to a series ...


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Research Shows We Inflate Our Good Qualities

Here's some good news: if you're like most people, you're way above average—at almost everything. Psychologists call this the state of "illusory ...


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Artist Finds Shocking Model for Judas Iscariot

In his fictional book Sophia House, author Michael O'Brien tells this story:

In the Middle Ages, a famous young painter was hired to create a mural above ...

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Choosing to Live in Darkness

At first glance Steve and Kathryn's home might look like a dingy basement apartment. But then you notice that everything rests on crates. You see, Steve ...


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The Terrible Price of Sin

In his book Finishing Strong, Steve Farrar sums up well the terrible price of sin: "Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than ...


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Tolkien's Gollum Illustrates Well the Deformity Caused by Sin

Gollum. What a great name. Just from the sound of it, you can tell that it is attached to a ne'er-do-well.

Gollum is the slimiest character in J. R. R. ...


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