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Mark A. Kellner
Mark A. Kellner, a national reporter for the Deseret News, has written about issues of faith and freedom since 1983, including 11 years of editorial work for the Seventh-day Adventist Church world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. From 1991 to 2014, Mark also wrote for The Washington Times, both on personal technology and also matters of faith, with a weekly column called "Higher Ground." He is the author of "God on the Internet," as well as a book in the "For DummiesŪ" series.

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As the nation focuses on the grand jury decision over the Aug. 9 shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, churches are in the spotlight as centers of calm and recon...
As Thanksgiving approaches, sometimes the emphasis on gratitude is forgotten in a feast of food, football and shopping. But gratitude crosses religious boundaries and a trait admired by most Americans.
A three-judge federal appeals court panel this week tossed one judge's ruling allowing atheists to sue the Internal Revenue Service over a tax benefit ordained clergy could use to help cover housing costs.
Roman Catholics have declined substantially as a share of Latin America's overall population, the Pew Research Center reports. Protestants have rapidly gained adherents who say they want "a more personal experi...
One-in-five Americans share something about faith online, a new Pew Research Center study finds. Internet experts say posting a prayer or religious photo can open the door for more serious online contact and wi...
While sensational new claims of a "lost manuscript" documenting Jesus' alleged marriage and fathering two children grabbed global media attention, scholars from a variety of perspectives shredded the report.
Pop superstar Katy Perry, who was raised Christian but departed the faith, is crediting God's help in overcoming depression, according to her latest album and press interviews.
Statistics reveal an estimated 40.8 million immigrants were reported as living in the United States in 2012. Observers of religious activity say that immigrant population is reaching into American congregations...
Is there anything in Islam that would prevent a devout follower from standing for, or participating in, the singing of a national anthem? The question arose after reports — later denied — about Clev...
A quarter-century after East Germans first freely crossed into the West, decades of atheism have left their mark. However, those who do embrace faith become strong adherents, observers say.