Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham Ruth Graham

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

Downtime
July 31 2018 2:44 PMBeyonce’s Vogue Takeover Is in Line With the Kind of Sketchy Agreements Stars and Magazines Make All the Time
Relationships
July 30 2018 1:58 PMWhy There’s Been a Flood of Lightning-Fast Young Celebrity Engagements
Life
July 19 2018 1:31 PMThe Dubious Research on Abortion-Pill “Reversal”Why the main study supporting the idea that the abortion pill can be “reversed” has been withdrawn, at least for now, by the pro-life journal that published it.
Life
July 10 2018 9:30 AMMelania Clearly Doesn’t Care About Her Instagram, Do U?Say what you will about the first lady, she’s got an eye for aesthetics. So the hideousness of this feed is amazing to behold.
Relationships
July 3 2018 2:31 PMTrudeau Has Been Accused of Acting “Inappropriately” With a Female Reporter. His Statement Is a Bummer.
Faith-based
June 28 2018 4:31 PM“The Day the Womb Is Safe Again”How the pro-life movement is celebrating Justice Kennedy’s retirement.
Faith-based
June 27 2018 6:55 PMFor Right-Wing Evangelicals, Kennedy’s Retirement Is Triumphant Vindication for Their Support of Trump
The Goods
June 21 2018 5:47 PMThe Melania Jacket Is the Apotheosis of the “Words Don’t Matter” Presidency
Faith-based
June 15 2018 11:36 AMJeff Sessions Cherry-Picked a Bible Passage to Defend Trump’s Immigration PolicyHere’s why he’s wrong.
Faith-based
June 11 2018 9:09 AMMany Church Services Are Now a Sea of iPhones. And Clergy Members Think That’s Great.
Downtime
June 4 2018 3:32 PMFrom “Fameball” to “Change Activist”A closer look at Julia Allison’s new-agey 2018 persona.
Family
May 31 2018 5:57 AMChoosing Life With Down SyndromeAfter prenatal testing shows a fetus is at risk, families are faced with a profound decision. The national abortion debate is making it even harder on them.
Faith-based
May 18 2018 5:02 PMA Fake Site Posted an Apology for the Mormon Church’s History of Racism. Black Mormons Wish It Was Real.
Faith-based
May 14 2018 5:55 AMThe Pundit PastorHow Robert Jeffress became one of the most influential Trump supporters in Christendom.
Faith-based
May 10 2018 3:25 PM“I’ve Never in My Ministry Counseled That Anybody Seek a Divorce”Why it’s momentous that Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson has drawn fire from his community not for his actions but for his words.
Downtime
July 30 2018 5:12 PMA Good Way to Spice Up Your Marriage (19 Letters)What it’s like to compete in a crossword tournament with your husband.
Faith-based
July 26 2018 4:49 PMTheodore McCarrick Is the Top American Catholic Leader to Be Ousted for Child Sexual Abuse AllegationsAnd here’s why the scandal isn’t going away.
Faith-based
July 18 2018 12:58 PMMariia Butina’s Cozy Relationship With the Christian Right Makes Total Sense
The Slatest
July 9 2018 11:41 PMHow Christian Conservatives Are Reacting to Trump’s Supreme Court Pick
Faith-based
July 3 2018 1:52 PMAmy Coney Barrett Is Allegedly a Member of a Religious Group That’s Been Called a “Cult”But what is People of Praise, really?
Life
June 28 2018 12:07 PM“Being @Energy Secretary is a #CoolJob”Rick Perry’s Instagram sure makes him seem like an 11-year-old boy in the body of Rick Perry.
Family
June 26 2018 5:55 AMROTUSCharlotte Pence, daughter of the VP, uses her pet rabbit’s Instagram account as a convenient extension of the family brand.
Faith-based
June 19 2018 3:27 PM“The Most Dangerous Place for a Child to Be Is Inside the Womb of a Woman Inside a Planned Parenthood Clinic”Why the evangelical nonprofit Focus on the Family isn’t focusing on families at the border.
Faith-based
June 13 2018 8:14 PMMike Pence Gave a Trump Stump Speech to a Crowd of Southern Baptists, and It Didn’t Go Over Very Well
Faith-based
June 8 2018 11:39 AMScott Pruitt Got Mocked for Calling Chick-fil-A a “Franchise of Faith.” He Was Right.
Faith-based
June 1 2018 8:30 AMThe Historic Downfall of Paige PattersonThe religious leader has long helped normalize sexist attitudes in the Southern Baptist community. Now his career may finally be done.
Brow Beat
May 22 2018 6:04 PMThe Parenting Internet Is up in Arms About a Movie Critics Say “Grooms” Children for Sexual AbuseThey have a point.
Family
May 16 2018 3:19 PMMeghan Markle’s Extended Family Won’t Stop Making TV Appearances and the Spectacle Is Captivating
Moneybox
May 11 2018 10:00 AMThe End Is NighAmerican Bible Society has almost fulfilled its original mission. What’s next?
Family
May 7 2018 4:27 PMMelania’s “Be Best” Campaign Sure Sounds Like a Direct Rebuke to Her Husband

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