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Emily Whitten

Emily Whitten

Emily is a book critic and writer for WORLD. She is a World Journalism Institute and University of Mississippi graduate, previously worked at Peachtree Publishers, and developed a mother's heart for good stories over a decade of homeschooling. Emily resides with her family in Nashville, Tenn.

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Articles by Emily Whitten
Faith-filled fumble

Faith-filled fumble

New film about Sabina and Richard Wurmbrand falls short of its promise

Elisabeth Elliot’s reflection on the life of the Christion missionary who inspired her own work

Four classic fiction reviews

Amid pandemic isolation, the church in Japan sees fertile ground for the gospel


Three resources to help introduce children to church history

A concise and accessible account of how Christians spread around the world

Engaging stories from history

For September’s Classic Book of the Month, Emily Whitten recommends Taliban by Ahmed Rashid

Three stories of basketball players and coaches following Christ

Suggestions for lifting up believers facing the Taliban’s persecution