Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham Ruth Graham

Ruth Graham is a regular Slate contributor. She lives in New Hampshire.

Brow Beat
Feb. 11 2019 3:15 PMRemember When Ted Danson Wore Blackface to Roast Whoopi Goldberg?It sure is striking to read the media coverage of that now.
Faith-based
Feb. 4 2019 5:50 AMNancy Pelosi Keeps Quoting Her Favorite Bible Verse. The Mystery: It’s Not Actually in the Bible.
Faith-based
Jan. 28 2019 7:50 PMIt’s Hilarious That the Pope Called Mary the “First Influencer,” but It’s Also Totally Something He Would Do
Politics
Jan. 19 2019 11:22 PMThe Face of the Teenager Who Harassed a Native American Veteran Is All Too Familiar
Faith-based
Jan. 16 2019 5:47 PMThis Will Be a Weird Year for the March for Life
Family
Jan. 14 2019 5:50 AMThe Unique Pleasures of Watching Alexa Deny Children What They Want
Family
Jan. 8 2019 4:07 PMThat Outrageous Mommy Blogger Who Refuses to Stop Writing About Her Kid Highlights a Key Parent-Child Generational Gap
Faith-based
Jan. 2 2019 5:28 PMThe Ugly Nihilism of Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Comments About Why It Doesn’t Matter if Trump Is Immoral
Faith-based
Dec. 18 2018 8:50 PMWhy It’s So Difficult for Catholic Priests to Eulogize SuicideThe backlash to a homily at a teen’s funeral is missing a few key points.
Faith-based
Dec. 10 2018 5:44 PMHow “Woke Ammon Bundy” Became the Year’s Most Surprising Resistance FigureThe split between Bundy and his followers exposes the complicated divisions within the America militia movement.
Life
Dec. 3 2018 6:46 PMDon’t Spend Your Emotional Energy on Sully H.W. BushHe’s a service dog who had been with the president for six months, not his lifelong companion.
Picks
Nov. 28 2018 5:45 AMThe Perfect Balance Between Lonely Agony and Raucous CollaborationAn ode to Codenames.
Faith-based
Nov. 12 2018 5:25 PMWhy the Satanic Temple, Netflix, Warner Bros., and a Goat-Man Deity Are All Wrapped Up in One Recent Lawsuit
Politics
Nov. 7 2018 1:12 AMAlabama Remains Very Red, but It’s Not Nothing That the Democratic Party Ran Competitive, Serious Candidates
Faith-based
Nov. 1 2018 4:49 PMThat Congressional Candidate Who Hired a Fake Rabbi for a Pence Event Sure Has Pissed Off a Lot of Jewish Voters
The Slatest
Feb. 6 2019 12:11 AM“Our Nation’s Most Pro-life President Ever”Anti-abortion activists didn’t even wait until the State of the Union was over to hail Trump’s graphic comments.
Life
Feb. 1 2019 11:46 AMIs There Really a Huge Upsurge in Sex Trafficking Over Super Bowl Weekend?
Politics
Jan. 21 2019 6:28 PMThe MAGA Teens Aren’t Innocent VictimsThe incident at the Lincoln Memorial was more complicated than it initially seemed, but new footage doesn’t exonerate the kids in the red caps.
Faith-based
Jan. 17 2019 6:13 PMWhy Did Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Take His Oath of Office on a Casual Stack of Nine Bibles?
Faith-based
Jan. 14 2019 4:41 PMNewly Engaged Chris Pratt Has Been Getting Super Evangelical and Maybe You Didn’t Even Notice
Relationships
Jan. 9 2019 6:15 PMWhy the Bezos Divorce Is So Riveting
Downtime
Jan. 3 2019 6:55 PMThe NYT Crossword Puzzle’s Use of an Ethnic Slur Says a Lot About the State of Crossword Puzzling
Books
Dec. 20 2018 6:51 PMWant a Best-Seller? Put the F-Word in the Title.
Faith-based
Dec. 14 2018 6:17 PMAt the Evangelical #MeToo Summit, Christians Grappled With Just How Deep the Church’s Sexual Misconduct Problems Go
Relationships
Dec. 6 2018 11:29 AMBlessed BeAs a horny evangelical teen, I knew sex had to wait until marriage. So I wrote soft-core erotica about my wedding night.
Faith-based
Dec. 3 2018 5:50 AMMartyr or “American Dickhead”?Why missionary John Allen Chau’s death on a remote Indian island is so unsettling to Christians.
Food
Nov. 20 2018 4:26 PMTurkey Is Trash! Actually, Turkey Is Good!How hot takes about food got so stale.
Politics
Nov. 7 2018 2:29 PMThis Could Be the End of the Road for Pro-Life Democrats in CongressWith Joe Donnelly’s loss, the coalition looks shakier than ever.
Politics
Nov. 7 2018 1:00 AMLauren Underwood Is One of the Most Exciting Democratic Wins of the Midterms
Life
Oct. 26 2018 3:39 PMWhy the Right-Wing Press Is Obsessed With This Gory Indie Thriller

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