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July 2, 2011 | Vol. 26, No. 13

A bridge too far

Marvin Olasky |

July 2, 2011 | Vol. 26, No. 13

Facing the pressure

Marvin Olasky |

July 2, 2011 | Vol. 26, No. 13

Books of the Year

Marvin Olasky | Two new books are important responses to the rapidly growing promotion of theistic- or, more properly, deistic-evolution

Buy the book

Links to purchase the books featured in WORLD's 2011 Books Issue

Susan Olasky | Four books to give on special occasions

William Boyd | Meeting and greeting famous writers at the conference on southern literature

Janie B. Cheaney | Fantasy novels about bleak futures are the rage among teenage readers

Enchanted woods

Megan Basham | Six good fantasy novels from the past year

John Ottinger III | Six new novels offer a good start to a different kind of genre

Getting better

Susan Olasky | Six new novels show how Christian fiction has matured in recent years

Emily Belz | History writers document diseases of the body and of the soul

Laugh tracts

Albin Sadar | A funny thing happened on the way to the bookstore

Heart, head, hands

Amy L. Sherman | The best books on fighting poverty focus on holistic social action

Browsers' helper

Susan Olasky | For readers who search for books by genres and categories

Marvin Olasky | Good books with good values are not hard to find

No controversy? Dream on

Marvin Olasky | Ann Voskamp gains both fans and detractors for her poetic praises to God

Better than bullets

Edward Lee Pitts | Biographers tell the amazing stories of two pivotal presidents

David L. Bahnsen | Authors reflect on the causes of the meltdown of 2008

Bygone Britian

Kenan Minkoff | P.G.

Highs and lows

Les Sillars | Journalists and athletes offer peeks at the lives behind the games


Rejoice & Shout

Film tells the jubilant history of black gospel music

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Apparently enjoyable for children, it looks to be one of those movies parents take for the team

Summer heart

Super 8 does something popcorn movies used to do-tell a good story

Box Office Top 10

For the weekend of June 10-12, according to Box Office Mojo

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

This film is a garish, manic, incoherent waste of celluloid

Open Case

Get past the liberal politics and you'll hear a lot about Jesus in the songs of Peter Case
Notable CDs

Notable CDs

Five new pop-rock releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza
Leaving the liberal cocoon

Leaving the liberal cocoon

From Ivy League grad to copy boy to influential editor, Adam Bellow has gained success as a conservative in the New York publishing industry

King no more
LeBron James has earned his role as NBA villain
Houses of God
Coptic church
Misrata, Libya
Fatal outbreak
Europe reels from the spread of a resilient E coli strain
iPad navigators
FAA considers allowing airlines to use tablet computers in place of paper charts in the air
Down and out
Housing and job numbers highlight a renewed sense of economic unease
Long's story
Georgia megachurch hits hard times as famed pastor settles case involving scandalous charges