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In Defense of Cherry Picking the Bible

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.19.2016 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

People accuse each other of cherry picking sacred texts, as if the term was an insult. But for those seeking to honor the quest of the Bible writers or to raise healthy children within a Christian tradition, that is precisely the right approach.

Worshipping the Written Word

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Valerie Tarico

For poor people around the world, reading is seen as the means to a better life, a ticket into the 21st century and a way to join the global economy.

Two Stadiums Where Religion Made the World Worse Last Week

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

How quickly we turn brutish when we idolize the fears and angers of our ancestors or our own fear and anger, and thus give divine sanction to our darkest impulses.