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Seven of the best articles I came across this week:
1. Michael Stokes Paulsen – Scalia at St. Thomas: Closing Arguments. Justice Scalia had an extraordinary ability to notice obvious, important truths that many overlooked. His informal remarks a few months before his death give insight into his intellect and character.
2. Kate Bowler – Death, the Prosperity Gospel, and Me. A prosperity-gospel historian, dying of cancer at age 35, reflects on her theology.
3. Michael Kelley – Kanye is a Burden… and So Are You. I was created to be a burden to others… and so were you. That’s because it’s hard-wired into our DNA to need and relate to others.
4. Jen Wilkin – Should Dads Tell Their Daughters They’re Beautiful? Let her blossom well-watered by your compliments, offered for no other reason than the sheer joy of knowing her.
5. Daniel Im – Local Church Residencies and Theological Education. Daniel Im reports on an important trend in church planting.
6. Hunter Baker – The Thinking Man’s Guide to Bernie’s Socialism. An explanation of Sanders’ view and why socialism doesn’t work.
7. Olga Khazan – Escaping the Amish for a Connected Word. Interesting interview with a young woman experiencing our technological age for the first time.