We have rolled out the red carpet a few times at Reel Thinking, and we’re doing it again.  Tomorrow we add Dr. Marvin Olasky to the honorable guests who have been gracious enough to blog here.  Take a moment to read a bit about him below and be sure to check out his post tomorrow.

Marvin Olasky is editor-in-chief of World magazine and holder of the Distinguished Chair in Journalism and Public Policy at Patrick Henry College. He is the author of 24 books, including Compassionate ConservatismThe Religions Next DoorAbortion RitesFighting for Liberty and VirtueProdigal Press, and The Tragedy of American Compassion, which Philanthropy magazine deemed one of “eight books that changed America.”

Dr. Olasky earned an A.B. from Yale University in 1971 and a Ph.D. in American Culture from the University of Michigan in 1976. He has been married for 35 years, has four sons, and is an elder of the Presbyterian Church in America. He has written 2,600 articles for publications ranging from World to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post

Dr. Olasky was a professor at the University of Texas for two decades and provost of The King’s College from 2007 to 2011. He is also a senior fellow of the Acton Institute and has chaired the boards of City School of Austin and the Austin Crisis Pregnancy Center. He has been a foster parent, a PTA president, a cross-country bicycle rider, a newspaper reporter, an informal advisor to Newt Gingrich and George W. Bush, and a Little League assistant coach. 


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