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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),

Unreal sales for Driscoll’s Real Marriage

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religion | Document suggests Mars Hill Church bought its pastor’s spot on the New York Times best-seller list

A prolific author describes his writing day

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Stephen Mansfield talked with me recently about many of the 20 books he’s written: That Q&A is in the current issue of WORLD. But students at Patrick…

Keep your eye on the Kurds

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | WORLD’s current issue includes an interview with Stephen Mansfield, author of many biographies and now writing a book on Kurdistan. Tell us about the new…

Weekend Reads: Risk and danger in the church

Weekend Reads: Risk and danger in the church

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Risky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome By Owen Strachan A peculiarly vivid image from Owen Strachan’s Risky Gospel (Thomas Nelson, 2013) sticks…

A Wheaton discussion of homosexuality

By Marvin Olasky, Philip Ryken, Amanda Morris & Rosaria Butterfield
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Homosexuality | Former lesbian Rosaria Butterfield found controversy and opportunity on her recent visit to a Christian college campus

Prescribed reading

Prescribed reading

By Chelsea Kolz
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Essay | My literature professor once told us to read Graham Greene’s book The Power and the Glory when we were depressed. The advice struck me as being both peculiar…

Bucket List Books: Tolstoy’s <em>Death of Ivan Ilyich</em>

Bucket List Books: Tolstoy’s Death of Ivan Ilyich

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | With the Winter Olympics taking place in Sochi the past two weeks, it’s a good time to reflect on the fact that some of the world’s best novelists come…

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