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.

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Darwinism’s big breakdown

Science | Michael Behe says evolution degrades genes but doesn’t create them
by Marvin Olasky & J.C. Derrick
Posted 11/21/19, 01:05 pm

Michael Behe, a 67-year-old biochemistry professor who has taught at Lehigh University since 1985, has helped to create nine children and two major theories.

His first book, Darwin’s Black Box, focused on “irreducible complexity,” the idea that major evolutionary change requires dozens of small changes to happen all at the same time, an event so statistically improbable as to be virtually impossible.

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Curving heavenward

Theology | Paul Miller explains how true living comes through dying
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/21/19, 12:56 pm

It’s so simple, it’s brilliant: The Christian life is shaped like a capital J. You descend on the left and rise on the right. 

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Be the solution

Media | Prayer and Biblical objectivity can help us resist the march to disunion
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/21/19, 11:51 am

Apart from bedtime reading for kids, I’ve read only one novel three times: José Gironella’s The Cypresses Believe in God, published in Spanish and English 65 years ago.

The first two times—1983, 2001—I mourned for Spain, because Cypresses shows a country during the 1930s polarizing to the point where a half-million died. But this time I mourned for America. The past as covered by George Orwell and Gironella could also be our future.

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