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I didn’t earn that pizza

I didn’t earn that pizza

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Books | When I was a child, I cheated at the Pizza Hut Book-It program. At the time, I didn’t apply the word cheat to the fudging I performed on my Book-It list. But…

Flaming the evangelicals

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Sexuality | Somehow, Facebook decided that Frank Schaeffer and I should be friends, because posts from him keep showing up on my news feed. This is either a triumph of…

The real cause of poverty in the world

The real cause of poverty in the world

By William Easterly
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year for analysis

Bucket List Books: The works of William Shakespeare

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | I don’t think I would go so far as to call William Shakespeare’s works Christian classics, but they are certainly classics that came out of a Christian…

Court rules massive online book database doesn’t infringe copyrights

Court rules massive online book database doesn’t infringe copyrights

By Laura Edghill
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Books | Looking for a particular book and want to search beyond your local library? Need to mine scholarly works about your research subject? Have a disability and…

Globe Trot: Did the U.S. sentence Iraq to the current quagmire?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: The Iraqi ambassador to the United States is warning of ethnic cleansing in Iraq unless the Obama administration steps in with air strikes. Some…

A Nazi murderer can go to heaven

A Nazi murderer can go to heaven

By Tim Townsend
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s history Book of the Year

Silence on same-sex marriage is not an option

By Nick Eicher
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Marriage | John Stonestreet’s new book, Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage , is due out at the end of the month. Early on in the…

Once upon a window to the supernatural

By Emily Scheie
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Books | Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion , has re-kindled a centuries-old debate: Should children read fantasy and fairy tales, or should parents and teachers…

Topical paradise

Topical paradise

By Janie B. Cheaney
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2014 Books Issue | The best books on subjects ranging from the Earth’s beginning to internet innovation

Empty frigates

Empty frigates

By Janie B. Cheaney
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2014 Books Issue | Children should experience and learn to love literature before they learn to dissect it

Words on paper

Words on paper

By Janie B. Cheaney
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2014 Books Issue | Three reasons for pessimism, and three more for optimism, about the future of printed books

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