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Everyone agrees something is fundamentally wrong with the church, and 1 in 3 have recently left. What’s the solution?

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The family’s recent response to his child pornography charges only underscores how complementarianism elevates men over the vulnerable, leaving women to deal with the fallout

Josh Duggar’s mug shot, Washington County Arkansas


In her new book ‘The Making of Biblical Womanhood,’ history professor Beth Allison Barr reveals centuries of women that modern leaders keep trying to erase


The Christian influencer and Bible teacher has been a towering figure among evangelicals willing to criticize Trump

Living Proof Ministries, February 28, 2020. Screenshot: Living Proof Ministries


Both the New Age and the far right are drawn to conspiracy theories

QAnon supporters wait for a military flyover during Fourth of July celebrations in Washington, D.C. Photo: Evelyn Hockstein/The Washington Post via Getty Images


For one writer, the holy month is teaching him to speak to himself as much as to God

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Prison Stories

On losing a place of worship and losing a friend in prison

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Reasonable Doubt

Is God all in our heads—a product of brain chemistry? Or is the human brain like a radio that can tune into the divine?

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Girls were once raised to aspire to princess-hood — but in 2018, it’s all about making your own magic

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