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Lance Armstrong’s confession: An American ritual

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Tiger Woods’ confession of sin

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Lust Messes Up, Love Straightens Out: Ask Mark Sanford

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Real Humility, Beyond the Sound Bites

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A Governor, a King, and the Tragedy of Adultery

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A Convenient Love

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The Wages of Pandering

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King David’s Playbook for Political Sex Scandals

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Did the Faithful Repent? Check their Lives

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Grace in the Gospel

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