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Weekend Reads: A Ruth with rhythm

Weekend Reads: A Ruth with rhythm

By Chelsea Boes & Jonathan Boes
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Books | A Naked Tree: Love Sonnets to C.S. Lewis and Other Poems (Eerdmans, 2015) presents the first complete collection of verse by Joy Davidman, the American woman…

Weekend Reads: How we love

Weekend Reads: How we love

By Mark Moland & Bob Brown
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Books | How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History’s Greatest Poem By Rod Dreher “Dante Saves” may not be the next bumper sticker fad, but…

Love vs. abortion

By Marvin Olasky
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Abortion | Romanian is a beautiful romance language, and Romanian poet Claudiu Lulciuc has a beautiful voice as he recites his poem “The Fruit of Love (A Manifesto…

Teaching their sons to sever heads

By John Piper
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Terrorism | Editor’s note: In the tradition of early British and American journalists who composed news poems that were printed rapidly and sold on streets for a penny,

Karen Swallow Prior: Hannah and her brothers

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | A Christian poet’s battle against slavery has lessons for today

The first Christmas (with apologies to Clement Moore)

The first Christmas (with apologies to Clement Moore)

By Marvin Olasky
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Faith & Inspiration | ’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the world, So much was chaos, so much had swirled. The corpses were hung by the Temple with glee, With…

Bad Sir Jonathan Gruber (with apologies to A.A. Milne)

By Marvin Olasky
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Healthcare | Only A.A. Milne, author of not only Winnie the Pooh but great children’s poems such “Bad Sir Brian Botany,” could do justice to Jonathan Gruber’s…

A virus more deadly than Ebola

By John Piper
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Ebola Virus | Donald Trump has sent in recent days a series of panicky tweets. July 31: “Ebola patient will be brought to the U.S. in a few days … KEEP THEM OUT OF

Egypt! Egypt! A Meditation for Today

By John Piper
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Poetry | Pastor/poet John Piper explains below why we should care about Egypt’s newest misery. His second “news poem for WORLDmag.com—see his May 17 commentary on

Barack at the Bat

Barack at the Bat

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | Next Monday is the 125th anniversary of the publication of one of America’s most beloved poems, “Casey at the Bat,” first appearing in The San Francisco

Grace Forfeited: Adam, Tamerlan, and the Lady

Grace Forfeited: Adam, Tamerlan, and the Lady

By John Piper
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Poetry | Below is a first for WORLDmag.com but a new start of an old tradition in American journalism: the news poem. Hardly a vile murder or a military victory went

 
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