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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 Dummiesģ" series.

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As mayor of Burlington, Vt., Bernie Sanders took a decisive stand on a religious liberty question, supporting the placement of a Hanukkah menorah on public property, according to documents discovered by an Orth...
How do you kindle an interest in spiritual matters in an area of great affluence that's a major technology center? In California's Silicon Valley, and in Austin, Texas, religious groups are shaping their messag...
Hope and doubt greeted the news of changes in how the Roman Catholic Church grants annulments. Pope Francis announced moves that will streamline the procedure and, potentially, make more faithful eligible to re...
In a field where an estimated 250 pastors quit their high-stress jobs each month, a resource has arisen to assist lay leaders in finding their next spiritual shepherd: a professional search firm, colloquially k...
Roman Catholics and others in California continue to oppose a bill granting so-called "death with dignity" as the measure is being reconsidered in the state Assembly. A crush of end-of-session bills or a veto b...
As a fracas over issuing same-sex marriage licenses continues in one Kentucky county, the Supreme Court isn't yet ready to step into the issue.
Centuries of hostility between the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant groups that arose after Marin Luther's 1517 exit from his religious order, thawing relations between the two camps can be seen. Rome i...
Finding a man to marry is hard, author Jon Birger said this week, not due to the "hook-up" culture, but because there are more women with advanced education than there are equivalent men. In certain faith commu...
Using guidelines from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, a new stock index tracks shares according to "social justice activity" and economic stewardship. It is one of several ways faith-based investors ca...
So-called "anti-conversion" laws passed or proposed in Burma, India and Nepal are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony.