Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. His latest book is Reforming Journalism. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

A pro-choice culture

| Living with pragmatism when moral arguments do not avail
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/30/99, 12:00 am

Maybe it's because, as a professor, I deal with lots of 20-year-olds. Maybe it's because I live in Austin, a charmingly weird town. But here's something I'll say straight out, and then wait for the slings and arrows of outraged readers: Much of the conservative Christian rhetoric we hear today misses the mark because it is either too hard or too soft.

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King of the forest

| How would you spend $1,000,000,000?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/23/99, 12:00 am

What would you do if you were king of the forest, the philanthropist-boss of a $17-billion-plus foundation, one required by law to give away at least $850 million each year?

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Offering alternatives

| Awful art has to be fought within a pro-choice context
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/16/99, 12:00 am

The perpetrators change-in 1990 it was Mapplethorpe in Cincinnati, now it's Ofili in Brooklyn-but throughout this decade, when religious protesters have attacked profane movies, plays, or art exhibitions, they have walked right into a media trap.

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