Vol. 35, No. 23
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Midnight trains to Georgia

Elections | The Peach State prepares for a political frenzy as a pair of January runoffs determine the balance of the Senate—and the shape of the presidency

Mint cigarettes and gas rations

Books of the Year | Rediscovering a critical year in the U.S. fight against Nazism

Flights to freedom

Books of the Year | The stories of two women making hard journeys to America show what refugees endure

United States of division?

Books of the Year | Solutions for pushing back against polarization

Matters of mystery

Books of the Year | Conventional science still fumbles with the question of how life began, but the best evidence points to a Designer

The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis every weekday. Hear original coverage such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories.

12.1.20 Mask mandates, COVID vaccines, and Classic Book of the Month

Kyle Ziemnick reports on how a nationwide mask mandate might work and who would be responsible for enforcing it; Dr. Charles Horton explains how the new COVID vaccines work and addresses safety and ethical concerns; and reviewer Emily Whitten recommends Little Women for her Classic Book of the Month. Plus: commentary from Les Sillars, creative concerts in France, and the Tuesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Christianbook.com. Christmas gifts that come from your heart—at Christianbook.com. From Samaritan Ministries. Health care sharing is affordable, and you can join today. More at SamaritanMinistries.org/world. And from World Help’s Christmas Giving Catalog. Every dollar multiplies 33X to ship emergency aid to people struggling to survive the pandemic. Worldhelp.net/podcast

Listening In goes beyond talking points by providing in-depth conversations with newsmakers and thought leaders. This weekly, half-hour program adds candor to personal stories and perspectives.

A conversation with Russell Moore

Russell Moore is president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. On this episode of Listening In, host Warren Smith talks with Moore about how to stand for truth in the face of adversity—especially when you have to do it alone.

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