Jamie Dean

Jamie lives and works in North Carolina, where she covers the political beat and other topics as national editor for WORLD Magazine. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Advent journalism

Faith & Inspiration | Luke’s orderly account of Christ’s birth and life is inspiration for Christian reporting and other God-glorifying endeavors
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/30/18, 12:27 pm

With the first day of Advent arriving on Sunday, it’s a worthy moment to think about the journalism of Advent. Not the advent of journalism—but the kind of journalism that Advent encourages. 

The book of Luke opens with the most oft-cited account of Jesus’ birth, but it also begins with a note from the author. We know that Luke was a physician and a companion of the Apostle Paul, but in the first four verses of his gospel account, Luke also sounds like a journalist. 

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A Psalm for sorrows

Grief & Suffering | Finding Biblical balm amid mass shootings and other tragedies
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/17/18, 11:47 am

Another outbreak of mass shootings in recent days, including an attack on a bar in Southern California that ended with 13 dead last week, leaves communities across the country lamenting life in a broken and sinful world.

How do we navigate it?

For the Christian believer, an Old Testament book offers a needed liturgy for suffering: The Psalms give fertile ground for deep sighs and groans before the Maker of heaven and earth. 

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Split verdict

Politics | Division in Washington will likely multiply investigations and legislative gridlock, but critical judicial appointments march on
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/08/18, 05:24 pm

In the weeks before Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 6, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., told a crowd of supporters how to approach Republican politicians they disagree with on immigration:

“If you see anybody in that [Trump] Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. … And you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.”

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