Parade Magazine publishes uncritical article about (goddy) miracle cures

Why Evolution Is True

Reader Leon alerted me to a Parade Magazine article in the online Denver Post, “Do you believe in miracles?” (The answer, by the way, is “You SHOULD!”) Parade is the nation’s most widely-circulated magazine (32 million), as it appears each Sunday in over 700 U.S. newspapers. Because of its reach, Carl Sagan used to write for Parade, and good stuff it was, too.
Now, however, the magazine has descended pandering to the faithful, and it’s no coincidence that the article, uncritically touting miracles, was written by Katy Koontz, editor of Unity Magazine, a “spiritual” rag (click on the screenshot if your stomach is strong today):
The highlight of the piece is the story of Annabel Beam, a 9-year-old Texas girl who had two serious illnesses (pseud-obstruction motility disorder and antral hypomotility disorder) that could have killed her, and forced her to take 10 drugs daily…

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