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 World View: Seeking Grace and Truth in Our Common Life. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

Traveling mercies

| From animal stories to Jane Austen with testosterone
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/06/97, 12:00 am

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Lost habits of the heart

| Do we have the Supreme Court we deserve?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/29/97, 12:00 am

For months President Clinton has complained that Republicans are not moving quickly to confirm the judges he nominates for federal court seats. In a recent radio address he said, "We can't let partisan politics shut down our courts and gut our judicial system."

Such a statement typifies Bill Clinton's charm. He often says, in essence, What I do is above politics, what Republicans do is partisan. House Majority Whip Tom DeLay (R-Texas) responded by opposing judicial activism, praising judicial restraint, and stressing the need for governmental checks and balances.

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21st-century Amish

| Shall we go gently into the cultural night?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/22/97, 12:00 am

This is not a good time to be a boy," David Frum wrote recently in The Weekly Standard. "The schools view boys suspiciously as potential sexual harassers ... and lurking in the shadows are the omnipresent psychologists, impatient to pump them full of Ritalin."

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