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Bucket List Books: The poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Bucket List Books: The poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | I was introduced to the work of Gerard Manley Hopkins last semester, and it is absolutely delightful. While other metaphysical Christian poets are theological…

Notable Books

By Emily Whitten
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Books | Four recent books on brain science

A father's grief

A father's grief

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Michigan professor ‘reimagines’ Scripture after learning about his son’s sexuality

Mark Driscoll apologizes

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religion | The megachurch leader says he wants to be a pastor, not a celebrity

Fighting international poverty: From problem-listing to asset-counting

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Here’s a further extension of the Q&A with Andy Crouch found in the March 22 issue of WORLD magazine. (See also “Bursting out all over: God’s…

Bursting out all over: God’s creative act

Bursting out all over: God’s creative act

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Christianity Today editor Andy Crouch has a new book out, Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power (IVP Books, 2013) . WORLD’s current issue includes my interview…

Weekend Reads: A picture is worth a thousand words

Weekend Reads: A picture is worth a thousand words

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie By David Plowden “My first photographs of the heartland were made in April 1964. … Since then, I have spent months,

The importance of story-drawers

The importance of story-drawers

By Chelsea Kolz
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Essay | Since the end of college I have only read books I instantly enjoy. I found Jeannette Walls’ memoir, The Glass Castle , on one of my bowing white bookcases…

Getting satisfaction

By Cal Thomas
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Culture | Every year we are subjected to lists. Forbes magazine lists the world’s wealthiest individuals. Time magazine lists the most “influential” people, though real…

Bucket List Books: <em>The Confessions</em> of St. Augustine

Bucket List Books: The Confessions of St. Augustine

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | I have found that, aside from Scripture, nothing I read or hear strengthens my heart like the testimony of someone who has gone before me. Whether it is the…

Notable Books

By Susan Olasky
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Books | Four crime novels

This and that

This and that

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | “A magnificent compendium.” That’s what theologian David Wells calls Thy Word Is Still Truth (edited by Peter Lillback and Richard Gaffin, P&R, 2013),

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