Saturday Series
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Championing God’s transforming truths in a divided world

Race Issues | Christians are called to counter the toxic ideologies found within American culture
by Scott Allen
Posted 8/19/17, 02:03 pm

One week ago, a death in Charlottesville, Va., showed us the danger embedded in our current national divisiveness. We have great need for the transforming truth that the Bible brings to bear not just on personal questions but on how to live together in a providentially pluralistic country. 

Scott Allen, president of the Disciple Nations Alliance, has seen societies abroad wrecked when one group of humans considers itself superior, or more highly evolved, than another. 

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Don’t blame the 1 percent

Books | The success of the wealthiest Americans is an economic asset, not a liability
by Edward Conard
Posted 8/12/17, 01:21 pm

In The Upside of Inequality, a runner-up for WORLD’s 2016 Book of the Year in the Understanding America category, Edward Conard attacks the notion that the richest 1 percent of Americans are causing slower or no wage growth among the rest. He shows how innovators or entertainers who achieve economywide success will multiply their money in comparison with teachers or bus drivers who can’t serve more people than they used to.

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A short course on Jewish history

Religion | The highlights and lowlights of God’s chosen people as they searched through the centuries for a Messiah
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/05/17, 11:39 am

Editor’s note: The following is adapted from a series of articles originally published in a special issue of WORLD Magazine on March 2, 2002.

I’m often asked to summarize highlights and lowlights of Jewish history.

Here’s a short course, which begins with God not giving His chosen people some out-of-the-way venue. Instead, He placed them on a strip of West Asian ground that forms the land bridge any Egyptians, Babylonians, or Macedonians out to conquer the ancient world had to march through.

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