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The Short-term Impact of COVID-19 on Families

April 22, 2020 09:00 AM
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has changed numerous things about our daily lives. Much of the public focus has naturally been on the health and safety of individuals, families, and society. Others have focused on the economic impact of both the virus and the various policies implemented to slow its spread and “flatten the curve.” Social distancing has changed almost all aspects of our daily interactions.
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Dealing With a World That No Longer Exists

April 13, 2020 09:00 AM
Tens of thousands of public and private schools have closed their doors to over 425 million students because of the Coronavirus – and these numbers continue to rise. Teachers and administrators are scrambling to figure out how to instruct students in this new reality.
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Money and Marriage

August 16, 2019 09:00 AM
This article is co-authored by Sammi Trujillo, Student in the School of Family Life at BYU and Jeff Dew, Professor in the School of Family Life at BYU.
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Sexual Agency

April 26, 2019 09:00 AM
"In the end, the questions and doubts that generate so many crises of faith for so many can be met by sustained and careful reflection on the premises and perspectives from which such struggles spring"
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Questions about the Morality of Commercial Surrogacy

March 28, 2019 09:00 AM
In 1992, New York became the 18th state to ban paid surrogacy[1](Belkin B1). At that time an estimated “40 percent of all surrogate births in the United States [occurred] in New York” (B1). But in the U.S., the trend towards banning surrogacy has now reversed.
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The Inescapable Ethical Grounds for Sex Education

March 15, 2019 09:00 AM
Most sex education, however well-meaning, has failed to achieve its dual purpose: 1) Promote the understanding that personal growth, development, character, relationships and sexual interaction all relate to the quality of life most people long to experience; and 2) prevent negative, harmful, self-destructive choices which undermine the quality of an adolescent’s family relationships and future opportunities.
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The Religious Skeptic

April 05, 2019 09:00 AM
On the contemporary college campus, believers exhibit their own brand of skepticism.
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The Fourth "R" for Schools to Teach

March 22, 2019 09:00 AM
Why religious literacy is just as important as reading, writing, and arithmetic
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The Future of Institutions in a 'Post-Truth' Era

February 04, 2019 09:00 AM
When Oxford Dictionaries named “post-truth” the 2016 word of the year, it set off alarm bells. Some in society rushed to assure us that in actuality we “cannot be post-truth”[1]; while others sought to explain “how we arrived in a post-truth era, when ‘alternative facts’ replace actual facts, and feelings have more weight than evidence.”[2]
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