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.

Designated heartbreak

| The theological benefits of sticking by a loser
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/21/99, 12:00 am

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Breaking the cycle

| It's not yet the time to celebrate welfare victory
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/14/99, 12:00 am

If President Clinton reluctantly went bowling, picked up a ball, and then watched as a small earthquake made all the pins in every lane fall over, he would claim credit for rolling a dozen strikes.

If Bill Clinton, excited by the success of the U.S. women's soccer team, donned shorts to play in an exhibition game and mistakenly kicked the ball into his own goal, he would instantly trade jerseys and claim that he had purposely scored the winning goal for his new team.

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Journalism and sin

| Grappling with big issues at our Journalism Institute
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/07/99, 12:00 am

On May 1 I noted that we were looking forward expectantly to the inaugural four weeks of the World Journalism Institute (WJI). Now that 25 students who were admitted have come to Asheville-alas, we had to turn more away-we've plunged into study of the differences between moralistic, happy-talk journalism and biblical journalism that I described in that Mayday column three months ago.

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