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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Does a Colorado bakery customer's attempt to have a baker decorate a wedding cake with anti-gay marriage slogans rise to the level of discrimination? A state agency has been asked to resolve the matter.
Is a papyrus fragment found in a "mummy mask" the oldest manuscript of Mark's Gospel? The news has created global excitement — and skepticism.
Supporters of religious freedom say Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing a Muslim inmate in Arkansas to grow a beard is part of a continuing commitment by the high court to guarantee religious liberty.
Motion pictures that tell stories of faith, though big at the box office last year, were all but invisible when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 2015 Oscars.
The spiritual leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics said Thursday there's no excuse for killing in the name of religion, but those who satirize faith should expect pushback, even a "punch in the fac...
Although individual rights of conscience are not a formal part of the pending Supreme Court case on whether states can define marriage, issues of religious freedom and culture loom over the question.
The rush to enforce same-sex marriage across the country may trigger state legislative efforts to enact local versions of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Supporters say cultural changes make this...
As Pope Francis travels to the Philippines on Thursday, it's not just the 81 million or so Roman Catholics in the nation who anticipate the visit. Other Christians, and even one Islamic group, say they'll welco...
Hundreds of people rallied at the Georgia Capitol Tuesday to support Kelvin Cochran, a longtime fire official dismissed from his Atlanta post after publishing a book, citing his Christian views, that was critic...
Buried beneath an old prison site in Jerusalem may be the spot where Jesus appeared for trial before Pontius Pilate, an Israeli archaeologist said.