Saturday Series

Applying Biblical objectivity

Books | An excerpt from Reforming Journalism
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/02/19, 07:40 am

P&R recently published my new book, Reforming Journalism. It’s available in English and in Chinese, with the goal of helping Christian reporters and news consumers in the United States and in China to think Christianly about journalism. Last month, we ran an excerpt from Chapter 3. Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 4, “Navigating the Rapids.”

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Annexing Austria over lunch

Books | An example of Nazi Germany’s deceptive diplomacy in the late 1930s
by Éric Vuillard
Posted 10/26/19, 08:32 am

Translated from the French, The Order of the Day is a beautifully written short book about an ugly incident, Nazi Germany’s annexation of Austria.

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Illustration by Gerald L. Holmes

The fallen state of Texas

Books | Cowboy tales of creation and devilish dealings
by John R. Erickson
Posted 10/19/19, 10:08 am

John Erickson doesn’t write parables, but some of his stories about the cowboy life he once lived would work well in church. The Bible refers to us as sheep, sometimes without a shepherd, but we also act like cattle and anger the Owner of the ranch. In 1982, Erickson, the author of the popular Hank the Cowdog series of books, published a bunch of these stories in The Devil in Texas and Other Cowboy Tales.

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