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Editor Espoused Works Religion

There is only one religion, and that is to be good.

—New York Times editor, Henry Grunwald (1922–2005)


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Good Works Cannot Liberate Us

When I was a teenager, I became fascinated, appalled, and grieved by the literature of the Holocaust … One scene that haunts me is a picture from ...


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Book Explores Our Pattern of Self-Justification

The authors of the book Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) argue that our tendency to justify our actions is more powerful and deceptive than an explicit ...


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Tim Keller on the Dangers of "Self-Esteem Résumés"

Editor's Note: This illustration could easily be adapted based on details from your own life.

When I was at school, my mother kept saying things like, ...


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The Origins of 'God Helps Those Who Help Themselves'

Comedian Jay Leno once conducted a "man-on-the-street" interview by asking random people to name one of the Ten Commandments. The most common response ...


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Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses in Woman's Eye

A 67-year-old woman scheduled for routine cataract surgery in November thought it was just dry eye and old age causing her discomfort. But the real cause ...


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Fearful Adopted Child Finds Unconditional Love

In a recent skills article for PreachingToday, David Prince writes:

I know a family who adopted an older child from an unspeakably horrific orphanage in ...


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