George Grant

George is a contributor to WORLD Radio. He is the pastor of Parish Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Franklin, Tenn., founder of Franklin Classical School, the Chalmers Fund, the King's Meadow Study Center, and the author of more than 70 books. Follow George on Twitter @gileskirk.

Books: Politics as usual

Books | Two tomes that will make you ask: Is this the best we can do?
by George Grant
Posted 4/20/96, 12:00 am

In one of her typically scathing reviews, British critic Rosalind Miles wrote, "If you enjoy arrogance for an appetizer, muddle for the main course, dullness for dessert, and absurdity for afters, this is the dish for you." When I read that, I immediately thought of American politics. Perhaps it was my old cynical nature coming through, or perhaps it was simply the result of having just read two very disheartening books about our nation's Republican and Democratic duopoly.

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Books: The boys' own historian

Books | A Victorian literary phenomenon returned to bookshelves
by George Grant
Posted 4/13/96, 12:00 am

When I was growing up, the great historical epics of G.A. Henty were already becoming difficult to find. But whenever I ran across one in our local library I quickly checked it out, rushed home, and read it-usually without putting it down. In the years since, I have haunted dusty antiquarian book shops in an effort to collect as many of these gems as possible. Now though, thanks to the wise editors at Preston/Speed-a small independent publisher in Mill Hall, Pa.-the books are returning to print for the edification and education of a whole new generation.

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Books: A thirst for Gerstner

Books | Remembering the great works of the late John Gerstner
by George Grant
Posted 4/06/96, 12:00 am

On Sunday afternoon, March 24, John H. Gerstner went home to be with the Lord. He was undoubtedly one of the most influential Reformed apologists and teachers of our time-making a significant impact on the lives and ministries of such men as R.C. Sproul and D. James Kennedy.

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