Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and dean of World Journalism Institute. He joined WORLD in 1992 and has also been a university professor and provost. He has written more than 20 books, including Reforming Journalism. Marvin resides with his wife, Susan, in Austin, Texas. Follow him on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

As time goes by

| LOGICAL CONCLUSIONS: Nine writers consider the implications of 100 years of Roe vs.
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/24/01, 12:00 am

Go back three decades to Roe vs. Wade, and then go back three more to the filming of Casablanca, the Humphrey Bogart/Ingrid Bergman flick with a memorable song: "You must remember this, a kiss is still a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh. The fundamental things apply, as time goes by." Then let time go by that far into the future and more, three score and twelve years from now, when the infamous Supreme Court decision hits 100. What will be in 2073 the nation's view of abortion and euthanasia? What will America be like then?

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Treadmill notes

| Uncovering hidden or forgotten stories
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/17/01, 12:00 am

A lot of the books piled up by my treadmill recently seem to be about things we don't see, sometimes because they're too small but other times because they've been covered up or forgotten. Here are ones worth noting.

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Faith-based Fab Four

| President Bush's new appointees face big challenges
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/10/01, 12:00 am

The new White House Office for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives that President Bush established last week (see our cover story) will be small, with his Texas aide Don Willett and "civil society" theorist Don Eberly, both Protestants, joining Steve Goldsmith (who is Jewish) and John DiIulio (who is Catholic). The Faith Fab Four, though, will have a large political task: to gain congressional and popular support for a program that tries to reverse a generation-long trend to establish secularism-more bluntly, atheism-as government's preferred belief system.

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