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Joel Belz

Joel Belz

Joel Belz (1941–2024) was WORLD’s founder and a regular contributor of commentary for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Radio. He served as editor, publisher, and CEO for more than three decades at WORLD and was the author of Consider These Things. Visit WORLD’s memorial tribute page.

Articles by Joel Belz

The Tenth Commandment and debates over tax policy

The federal government’s fiscal and moral woes come from a lack of commitment to truth-telling

Our culture has learned how to cleverly conceal the truth


Those who make it boring, make it forgettable and thus repeatable

God’s foes seem strong for a time, but they become mere tumbleweed

I lost $2, but America is losing much more

Which Muslim nation offers an example of freedom?

The wheat and the tares in our public life

Presidential elections reflect the culture much more than they change it