Marvin Olasky

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Marvin Olasky
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Alternate Universes
By Marvin Olasky
In one sense, the Sack of the Capitol on Jan. 6 was the farce that launched 1,000 snips. Snip: “From years ...
February 15, 2021
IN-Famous Doctrines
By Marvin Olasky
In ¡Three Amigos!, a funny 1986 movie, one particular word puzzles Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase): “What does that mean?Infamous?” Ned Nederlander ...
October 25, 2020
Rescue Teams Needed
By Marvin Olasky
Donald Trump. Others will grudgingly vote for him. Some may vote Democratic, dancing to the music of Joe and the ...
October 04, 2020
What Might Have Been: The Tragedy of George Floyd
By Marvin Olasky
I try to reply cordially to every letter WORLD members send me. During June I briefly apologized 20 times to ...
July 30, 2020
The Other America
By Marvin Olasky
On May 31, as protests and looting hit large cities and the airwaves filled with talk about the great need ...
July 13, 2020
Spilled Blood
By Marvin Olasky
Many of us are familiar with the Jerusalem event of A.D. 30 or 33 that is the turning point in ...
June 16, 2020
Tracing World War II Murders
By Marvin Olasky
Parental advisory: This column quotes some graphic descriptions of Holocaust atrocities.Amid stories of how the coronavirus focuses our attention, I ...
May 14, 2020
Rising and Falling
By Marvin Olasky
Romans 8:28 says “all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” How could ...
April 21, 2020
Stagger and Recover
By Marvin Olasky
The American way of fighting virusesIf the United States were a football team, our opponent would score two touchdowns before ...
April 07, 2020
Misplaced Blame: Using 1619 For Propaganda in 2020
By Marvin Olasky
This year's Oscar festivities included a commercial for the biggest historical gambit of the past year, the “1619 Project” of The ...
March 01, 2020
The Arrogance of the New
By Marvin Olasky
What respect do we owe the aged — not just old people but old books, artifacts, buildings, and ideas that ...
February 03, 2020
High Speed Pursuit: Finding Our Only Comfort in Life and Death
By Marvin Olasky
The Heidelberg Catechism, published in 1563, poses a good question to contemplate as 2019 heads toward history: “What is your ...
December 29, 2019
How Christianity Remade the World
By Marvin Olasky
Until this year, the first 20 pages of “Witness” by Whittaker Chambers (Random House, 1952) comprised the most brilliant preface or foreword ...
December 01, 2019
Vanishing Dance: Lessons on the Decline of Liberal Judaism
By Marvin Olasky
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year’s Day, begins this year the evening of Sept. 29. Some synagogues and temples will ...
September 22, 2019
Labor Days: Building Character While Training Christian Mechanics and Technicians
By Marvin Olasky
In 1968 CBS, facing political pressure, finally allowed on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” a song, “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy,” ...
September 01, 2019
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