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Bonnie Kristian

Deputy editor

Bonnie Kristian is a deputy editor at The Week. She is a columnist at Christianity Today and author of A Flexible Faith: Rethinking What It Means to Follow Jesus Today. Her writing has also appeared at Time Magazine, CNN, USA Today, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, and The American Conservative, among other outlets. Bonnie's second book will publish in 2022.

When the Ivy League acts like Bob Jones University
Brown and Bob Jones logos.
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When the Ivy League acts like Bob Jones University

The week's best parenting advice: August 25, 2021
Kids wearing masks.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: August 25, 2021

How the pandemic ends
COVID.
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How the pandemic ends

America's 3 big 'what ifs' in Afghanistan
A helicopter.
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America's 3 big 'what ifs' in Afghanistan

The week's best parenting advice: August 19, 2021
Free-range kids.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: August 19, 2021

How to swim sideways on social media
Internet rip current.
Feature

How to swim sideways on social media

What the West didn't get about the Taliban
Dying for religion.
Opinion

What the West didn't get about the Taliban

The Afghanistan warning signs
Afghanistan.
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The Afghanistan warning signs

The 'craziest SOB' vote
Jack Torrance.
Opinion

The 'craziest SOB' vote

The elephant in your brain
An elephant on a needle.
Opinion

The elephant in your brain

Is Tucker Carlson the right's Jon Stewart?
Tucker Carlson and Jon Stewart.
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Is Tucker Carlson the right's Jon Stewart?

The pandemic home confinement experiment
Jail bars and a fence.
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The pandemic home confinement experiment

Biden sets a precedent for lawlessness
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden sets a precedent for lawlessness

How the pandemic scrambles parents' brains
A child wearing a mask.
Opinion

How the pandemic scrambles parents' brains

Biden's Iran miscalculation
Ebrahim Raisi and President Biden.
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Biden's Iran miscalculation

How COVID hypocrisy invites revolt
A COVID mask dropper.
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How COVID hypocrisy invites revolt

The origins of a false COVID meme
A rubber stamp.
Opinion

The origins of a false COVID meme

The right's new libertinism
A pulp novel cover.
Opinion

The right's new libertinism

Careful with the CDC's vaccine data
The CDC logo.
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Careful with the CDC's vaccine data

Biden ends another war — sort of
President Biden.
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Biden ends another war — sort of

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician
Nicholas Kristof.
Opinion

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician

The messy reality of Jan. 6
The Capitol.
Opinion

The messy reality of Jan. 6

Hannity's welcome pro-vaccine turn
Sean Hannity.
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Hannity's welcome pro-vaccine turn

10 things you need to know today: July 15, 2021
Trump at a retreat
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 15, 2021

The culture shock of a purple state
A moving van.
Opinion

The culture shock of a purple state

Did your brain get hooked on the thrill of the pandemic?
Wearing a mask.
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Did your brain get hooked on the thrill of the pandemic?

Social media's Cuba exception
Cuba protest social media.
Opinion

Social media's Cuba exception

10 things you need to know today: July 13, 2021
Supporters of Texas Democrats
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 13, 2021

Fauci's flawed vaccine message
Fauci.
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Fauci's flawed vaccine message

10 things you need to know today: July 12, 2021
Demonstrations in Cuba
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 12, 2021

The daily business briefing: July 12, 2021
Virgin Galactic space plane
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: July 12, 2021

One unique theory for why Americans distrust Congress
Marjorie Taylor Greene.
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One unique theory for why Americans distrust Congress

Trump's doomed lawsuits
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump's doomed lawsuits

The GOP's new fundamentalism
A protestor.
Opinion

The GOP's new fundamentalism

Another baffling plagiarism scandal
Plagiarism.
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Another baffling plagiarism scandal

What's 'reasonable'?
A police car.
Opinion

What's 'reasonable'?