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Happy Birthday to the best author the culture ever forgot

By Joseph Slife
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Books | On May 29, 1874—140 years ago today—Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London. He wrote on just about every topic imaginable and in all kinds of genres,

Through the heart of America

Through the heart of America

By Warren Cole Smith
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Lighting Out | Editor’s note: WORLD’s Warren Cole Smith will spend the month of June as scholar-in-residence at Summit Ministries, a Christian worldview training

Bucket List Books: Bonhoeffer’s <em>The Cost of Discipleship</em>

Bucket List Books: Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a controversial figure on many counts. I wrote a research paper on him one semester in college hoping to come to a conclusion. The only…

Web Reads: Parent hacks, education fads, and <em>Lord of the Rings</em> radio

Web Reads: Parent hacks, education fads, and Lord of the Rings radio

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Splinters and museums. Mashable.com has a list of money-or-timesaving-DIY household tips for families with young children, including this guide to splinters:

Rush rocks the children’s book world

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Books | The world of children’s literature can be surprisingly controversial, especially when same-sex penguin parents or school officials in…

Weekend Reads: For manly men

Weekend Reads: For manly men

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Boys of Blur By N.D. Wilson Boys of Blur  (Random House, 2014) is another of N.D. Wilson’s beautiful treatments of fatherhood. The reanimated corpses with…

NRB splits with publisher over pro-gay book

By Lynde Langdon
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Religion | The publisher of numerous evangelical bestsellers has resigned from the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) over a controversial new book published by the…

Doubting Thomas

By David Skeel
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Money | Income inquality may be a problem, but Thomas Picketty’s global tax is hardly the solution

America’s high places

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Fighting the corruption of the permanent political class

A new creation

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | China Aid founder Bob Fu went from angry unbeliever to joyful jailed believer to advocate for the persecuted church in China

Notable Books

By Tim Challies
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Books | Four popular and readable theology books

Web Reads: Become a Middle East expert

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | History in maps. Online now is a fantastic series of maps showing the history of the Middle East, the spread of various civilizations, and the borders…

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