Alexander Solzhenitsyn has died at 89. The literary giant, a Christian, did much to overthrow Soviet Communism through his novels and his nonfictional exposes of the gulag, which Sozhenitsyn had experienced first hand. He demonstrates how the pen really can be more powerful than the sword.
The pen over the sword
About Gene Veith
Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.