Saturday Series

Strange but true pet tales

Essay | Observations on the puzzling behavior of animals
by John R. Erickson
Posted 2/17/18, 12:07 pm

Rupert Sheldrake is a British scientist who holds a doctorate in biochemistry from Cambridge University and the author of an intriguing book called Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home and Other Unexplained Powers of Animals (Crown Publishers 1999).

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Coates: Creative Commons/Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan/Sean Carter Photography, King: Associated Press

A tale of two worldviews

Race Issues | How Ta-Nehisi Coates is tearing down what Martin Luther King Jr. built up
by Scott Allen
Posted 2/10/18, 11:01 am

Booker T. Washington died in 1915, and for several decades afterward he was the most-quoted African-American leader. His autobiography, Up From Slavery, is still worth reading. I’ve referred to it 10 times in WORLD Magazine over the years, and we’ve listed it as one of the top 40 books of the 20th century.

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What did Abraham Lincoln believe?

Religion | A brief look at one pilgrim’s progress
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/03/18, 08:45 am

Three Februarys ago we published the chapter on George Washington from Marvin Olasky’s The American Leadership Tradition, originally released in 1999 and now out of printHere, in honor of the upcoming Presidents Day, is a shortened, updated version of Marvin’s chapter on Abraham Lincoln. —Mickey McLean

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