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7 fat years

"7 fat years" Continued...

Issue: "The 2007 Books Issue," June 30, 2007

Paul Vitz-Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism (Spence, 1999)

Many atheists never had a good father and so doubt that one can exist.

Bruce Ware-God's Lesser Glory: The Diminished God of Open Theism (Crossway, 2001)

Demolishes arguments that God doesn't decide what to do until He hears from us.

Ibn Warraq-The Quest for the Historical Muhammad (Prometheus, 2000)

The real Muhammad was probably nothing like the character depicted in the orthodox Muslim story.

Ben J. Wattenberg-Fewer: How the New Demography of Depopulation Will Shape Our Future (Ivan Dee, 2004)

The once-feared population explosion is giving way to a birth dearth.

John West-Darwin's Conservatives (Discovery Institute, 2006)

Critiques pundits and academics like George Will and James Q. Wilson who praise Darwin's grinding materialism as a brake on liberalism's utopian fantasies; West rightly points out that Darwinism corrodes religious beliefs and concepts of limited government.

James Emery White-Serious Times (InterVarsity, 2004)

The world changes when individuals touched by Christ turn around and touch the lives of others.

Juan Williams-Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America-and What We Can Do about It (Crown, 2006)

We should no longer accept corruption and excuse wrongdoing by black leaders.

Lauren F. Winner-Girl Meets God (Algonquin, 2003)

A picaresque tale of a young woman weaving back and forth as Christ pulls her.

Miroslav Wolf: Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (Zondervan, 2005)

God's gifts oblige us to give freely to others.

Thomas Woodward-Doubts About Darwin: A History of Intelligent Design (Baker, 2003)

The rise of the ID movement.

Bat Ye'or-Islam and Dhimmitude (Fairleigh Dickinson, 2001)

"Human rights" is a meaningless term within Islam, and conquered people have to pay extra taxes and put up with enormous scorn and abuse.

Ravi Zacharias-Light in the Shadow of Jihad (Multnomah, 2002)

Faulty Muslim theology leads to political and social dictatorship, and Muslim scholars who question Quranic teaching and origins often have a short life expectancy.

Karl Zinsmeister-Boots on the Ground (St. Martin's, 2003)

The evocative account of a smart journalist embedded with the 82nd Airborne during the initial U.S. success in the Iraq war.

Marvin Olasky
Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD News Group and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.


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