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.


| The Bible advocates neither feminism nor sexual segregation
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/20/00, 12:00 am

Where do we go to understand contemporary problems of marriage and the family? Leading academic and media institutions are supposed to be our country's designated hitters, regularly batting policy initiatives into the bleachers, but most, captured by feminism, now swing and miss.

Few people really believe what many professors and pundits proclaim, that men and women are essentially the same except for some reproductive equipment. Few, however, are willing publicly to offer the biblical alternative and take the abuse that such proclamation brings.

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Serious questions

| The death penalty and a la carte Christianity
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/13/00, 12:00 am

My sense is that WORLD is getting, from those trying to apply the Bible to news events, more thoughtful questions and fewer angry outbursts than we received a few years ago. I'd like to address some of those serious inquiries in this space occasionally, starting with this question from one reader: "The issue that has always seemed contradictory to me is that the same people who are pro-life for babies seem to be pro-death for adults (the death penalty). How does this work?"

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Stoic rules

| Friday afternoon and Saturday morning
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/06/00, 12:00 am

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