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.

The century's top 100 books

| On July 3, WORLD offered a list of what were, from our perspective, the top 40 books of the century.
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/04/99, 12:00 am

Henry Adams - The Education of Henry Adams (1918)

This book offered a fine contrast between the pre-modern mind (symbolized by the "Virgin" of the great cathedrals) and the just-emerging modern century (symbolized by the industrial "dynamo"). Buy it today!

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Different strikes

| Bowl with homeless individuals, not "the homeless"
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/27/99, 12:00 am

On Thanksgiving some folks serve meals to homeless persons. That can be helpful, if the eaters are seen as unique individuals and not just shuffling men and women lumped together as "the homeless."

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Not thankful?

| Learn to say, "O Solomon, my son, my son"
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/20/99, 12:00 am

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