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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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Farmers in Israel are rushing to plant 70,000 fruit trees in advance of a year-long Sabbatical year beginning on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, September 24. The rush is not only to comply with biblical law...
After decades of a Judeo-Christian worldview dominating American society and media, Marvin Olasky, longtime World magazine editor, plans a coping strategy where his is the minority viewpoint.
A Washington conference aimed at spotlighting persecution of Christians in the Middle East collapsed Wednesday evening when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was booed off the stage for his support of Israel, whose Jewis...
The U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force face challenges on religious liberty questions, often from groups opposed to religious expression.
When believing students find connection and community on a college campus -- particularly secular ones such as state universities -- they're more likely to remain faithful, students and campus leaders say.
Differing versions of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom threaten the independent panel's autonomy and mission, critics charge.
While much of Asia is unfriendly territory for Christian missionaries, this week's visit by Pope Francis to South Korea spotlights one of the region's most Christian nations.
Science and theology are coming together to explore how people react to religious symbols, prompting new theories about why people choose faith — or don't.
A recent Gallup survey shows Americans who define themselves as "religious," as well as most Jews and Mormons, are among the top supporters of Israel. There are growing exceptions, however, as a bloc of evangel...
A recent IRS settlement with the Freedom from Religion Foundation, an atheist lobbying group, has the tax agency pledging to investigate religious groups and pastors who preach politics from the pulpit.