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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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In the wake of alleged Islamic terrorist links to both Britain and Canada, Muslims in both nations are reaching out to their communities in order to burnish their image, media reports indicate.
Prayer requests flood into our lives via Facebook, at the water cooler and at weekly worship services. But is prayer for the sick effective — and what do you do when a prayer for healing isn't answered?
The very joyous Jewish holiday of Purim, though not a commanded biblical observance, intrigues Jews from Tel Aviv to Taipei. The event includes celebrations that can be so raucous. One group issued a warning ag...
There's been a dramatic rise in U.S. and European incidents of anti-Semitism, two studies released this week reveal. At the same time, global religious freedom is under renewed threats in many areas, a Pew Rese...
What might seem a convenience in Western societies — access to an audio recording of the Holy Bible — may be the only way millions of people who cannot read will ever hear the Word of God.
Residents of five U.S. states are near the top when it comes to the percentage of their population attending church weekly, a new Gallup poll reveals.
Led by Pope Francis, Christians around the world are marking Ash Wednesday, the traditional beginning of Lent, a 40-day period of repentance and reflection leading up to Easter Sunday.
Believing in Valentine's Day — or finding a partner of compatible beliefs — are equally challenging tasks, it seems.
Ella Smith Simmons, a noted educator and the first-ever female vice president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, visited Salt Lake City recently and spoke with the Deseret News about the importance of denomin...
Clergy from a variety of faiths officiated at same-sex marriages in Alabama this week after the Supreme Court refused to enjoin the practice pending a ruling. Other clergy are protesting the move.