Joel Belz

Joel, WORLD's founder, writes a regular column for the magazine and contributes commentaries for The World and Everything in It. He is also the author of Consider These Things.

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A daily massacre

Supreme Court | The slaughter of babies in the womb is the result of careful planning
by Joel Belz
Posted 7/08/16, 01:00 am

If we’re coming to learn anything about modern-day terrorism, we’re discovering how sophisticated and calculating its implementers have become. The video records from Turkey, Orlando, San Bernardino, Paris, and all the other sites may look like chaos and mayhem. But again and again, we’re witnessing how complex, complicated, and mature these attacks now are.

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Krieg Barrie

Disappearing evangelicals

Politics | Where did all that clout go?
by Joel Belz
Posted 6/24/16, 01:00 am

If you are disappointed, as I am, at the dismal recent showing by presidential candidates with bona fide labels as “evangelicals,” maybe it’s time for an altogether different way of looking at things.

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Standing in line

Culture | Has it become a matter of stewardship?
by Joel Belz
Posted 6/10/16, 01:00 am

Standing in line is such a colossal waste of time. I’ve been thinking about that especially while listening to reports about thousands of travelers who missed their flights leading up to the Memorial Day weekend. These people had to stand in line for hours while going through security checkpoints at the nation’s airports.

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