But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Thursday, 07 December 2017 02:45

Failure of Fatherhood

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The latest installment in an ongoing interview series with senior editor Mark Bauerlein. Featuring: Heather Mac Donald on how America’s high out-of-wedlock birthrate is at the heart of inner-city violence today.

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Thursday, 02 November 2017 06:20

Reformation!

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First Things presents an audio version of G. Bruce Boyer’s “Dress Up,” from the June 2017 print edition. Read the text version here

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Thursday, 14 September 2017 01:30

A Song of Vice and Fire

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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 05:30

Religion on the College Campus

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Drew Trotter joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss the renewal of religion in higher education through his work with the Center for Christian Study and its network of campus chapters.

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 01:45

The Significant Hemingway

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There is a new biography of Hemingway out, a 750-page chronicle of his life by Mary Dearborn, the noted biographer of Norman Mailer and Peggy Guggenheim. It covers the career, marriages, travels, and adventures in meticulous detail, from his birth to that July morning in Idaho, 1961, when he...

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The poems of Dana Gioia speak to the first and highest things, and draw their prosody from the fundamental elements of human experience: love and landscape, melody and memory, word and spirit—and death.

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New York, New York

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Thursday, 10 August 2017 04:55

Two Deaths in England

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First Things is excited to announce the third annual Student Essay Contest for young thinkers and scholars. Those currently enrolled in a college, graduate program, or seminary are invited to participate. 

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Mark Movsesian joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss recent cases appearing before the Supreme Court related to religious liberty. This is the first in an ongoing series of interviews on religion and culture.

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