Trained as a historian, skilled as a writer, and aspiring to be a filmmaker, Amanda Read investigates the ideas behind contemporary culture and politics.
Palin says she has maintained the order of "God, family, country" in her decision and thinks she will be able to more effectively influence the political atmosphere without holding a title. Published 6:48 p.m. October 5, 2011 - Comments
South Sudan recently gained independence, but their brethren north of the border are under intense persecution by President Omar al-Bashir and other indicted war criminals linked to America's enemies. Published 10:23 p.m. August 12, 2011 - Comments
One British writer at The Times dubbed him “Christianity’s new poster boy.” Who is this Oxford professor of mathematics who challenges Stephen Hawking’s assertions about God, and what does science have to do with politics? Published 4:28 a.m. August 3, 2011 - Comments
Cry-wolf syndrome kicking in: If you waste accusations of “abusive” and “racist” and "violation of separation of church and state" on material that really isn’t such, you risk making society indifferent to real dangers. Published 4:04 p.m. July 9, 2011 - Comments
Why would the women, Weiner and his constituents treat originally private immorality as irrelevant? Evidently in a secularized society, nothing is considered sacred anymore. Published 2:42 a.m. June 15, 2011 - Comments
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Amanda Read is a columnist for the Communities at The Washington Times. Trained as a historian, skilled as a writer, and aspiring to be a filmmaker, Amanda investigates the ideas behind contemporary culture and politics. A professional writer and researcher, she is also a Christian homeschool graduate, unconventional college graduate, military daughter, and eldest of the nine Read children at Fair Hills Farm. Find more of her work at www.amandaread.com.