Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham Ruth Graham

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

Life
April 24 2018 2:25 PMAt Melania’s First State Dinner, There Will Be Many Sweet Pea Stems but Zero Congressional Democrats
Faith-based
April 11 2018 4:14 PMWhy It’s a Big Deal That Evangelical Pastor Bill Hybels Just Quit Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Faith-based
April 4 2018 12:57 PMGWU Is Conducting a Seminar on “Christian Privilege” and Right-Wing Media Is Very Displeased
Faith-based
March 22 2018 1:00 PMChad Veach and the Media’s Long Love Affair With Hipster Pastors
School
March 14 2018 7:01 PMHere’s What It Was Like at a Student Walkout in Relatively Gun-Friendly New Hampshire
Faith-based
March 9 2018 11:36 AMLarry Nassar’s First Accuser Rachael Denhollander Is Taking on Another Big Target
Family
Feb. 28 2018 5:56 PMIt’s Outrageous to Prosecute Moms Whose Children Die Due to Incorrectly Installed Car Seats
Faith-based
Feb. 22 2018 5:01 PMBeing Ruth GrahamBilly Graham has hovered over me my whole life, and not just because I share a name with his wife and daughter.
Relationships
Feb. 16 2018 2:44 PMI Knew Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Were Divorcing Before They Announced It and Here’s HowThere’s one sneaky tell for when a celebrity couple is about to split.
Relationships
Feb. 14 2018 5:55 AMI’ll Tell You What, Nothing Is More Romantic Than Talking About Trash Cans and Towels With My Husband
Food
Feb. 6 2018 2:07 PMYou Know What, I Do Want “Lady Doritos”The backlash to these hypothetical new chips is absurd.
Faith-based
Jan. 26 2018 3:48 PMWhat Is a “Faith Consultant”? Burns Strider’s Complicated Role in the Clinton Campaign
Faith-based
Jan. 19 2018 8:30 AMWhat Happens if You Package the Bible as a Novel Instead of a Textbook?A new publishing approach could revolutionize how people process the Good Book.
Family
Jan. 17 2018 11:32 AMA Gentle Ode to All the Baby Accessories Designed to Look Like Military Gear
Family
Jan. 16 2018 5:45 AM“My Life Is a Waking Nightmare”Why do parents make parenting sound so God-awful?
The Goods
April 12 2018 1:08 PMA Review of the Very Extra Chair Designed by Neri Oxman That Allegedly Seduced Brad Pitt
Medical Examiner
April 5 2018 12:17 PMAbortion Reversal Seems Possible. We Still Shouldn’t Promote It.An extremely small percentage of women regret starting a medication abortion. This can help them, but it shouldn’t be pushed on everyone.
Family
March 30 2018 5:55 AMWhat’s Really Going on With Melania’s “Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign”?We investigate.
The Slatest
March 19 2018 5:34 PMHow Is It Possible To Read 6,000 Words of Deep Reporting on Hope Hicks and Still Not Really Understand Her at All?
Family
March 13 2018 10:56 AMWell, Here’s a Somewhat Baffling Apartment Therapy Piece About a Large Family That Lives in a School Bus
Downtime
March 7 2018 3:56 PMRussell Crowe’s “Divorce Auction” Offers a Strange and Mesmerizing Portrait of Russell Crowe
Life
Feb. 27 2018 3:59 PMOur Deeply Un-Nurturing “Nurturer in Chief”Monica Lewinsky’s Vanity Fair essay helps crystallize what’s so infuriating about Ivanka’s recent comments about her dad.
The Slatest
Feb. 21 2018 4:56 PM“America’s Pastor”For good and for ill, Billy Graham’s impact on the culture at large—not to mention evangelicalism in particular—is nearly incalculable.
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2018 3:15 PMRepublicans Have Finally Stopped Using the Phrase “Thoughts and Prayers”
The Goods
Feb. 9 2018 7:45 AMHere’s a 9 mm Handgun Casually Engraved With One All-Caps Word
Relationships
Feb. 5 2018 4:31 PMThis “Mixed-Orientation” Mormon Couple’s Account of Why They Couldn’t Stay Married Is Remarkable
Food
Jan. 25 2018 5:42 PMHalal Is a Growing Food Trend in America. So Why Did KFC Stop One Owner From Marketing His Halal Chicken That Way?
Wide Angle
Jan. 17 2018 6:24 PMFun, Free-Wheeling, and Kind of TerrifyingA deep dive into the archives of Babe.net.
Family
Jan. 16 2018 5:57 AMThe Dubious System for Measuring the Size of Your Baby’s HeadWhy so many parents are mistakenly told that their kid has a massive noggin.
Future Tense
Jan. 12 2018 2:23 PMA New “Wikileaks for Religion” Publishes Its First Trove of Documents

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