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Cover Story

Confounder of the wise

Cover Story | Even the Smithsonian can't figure him out: Meet Howard Finster-country preacher, MTV illustrator, prophet of repentance, commercial success, apocalyptic…

In this issue: "Finster's unusual art," April 27, 1996

Features

Till no-fault us do part

By Roy Maynard

National | State efforts may give U.S. a trial separation from no-fault

African meltdown

By Mindy Belz

International | Liberia's civil strife strafes American relief workers

The road to Damascus?

National | Long written off as a cult, WCG takes an evangelical step

It begins in the pulpit

By Joel Belz

National | D. James Kennedy: Evangelism Explosion, political explosion

Around the filibuster

By Cal Thomas

National | Probe resumes despite all the president's bail bondsmen

Dispatches

Quotables

Well, my view is I'm not going to make character an issue. I mean, I think character will be an issue, it always is, when it's my character, his character,

This Week

"One step further" In the wake of President Clinton's veto of a bill banning partial-birth abortions, all the nation's Roman Catholic cardinals for only the…

Columnists

Give us a king

By Joel Belz

The political temptation: Our doubts and deficiencies drive us to seek false gods

Principle, pragmatism

By David Aikman

Sometimes it takes a lot of both to win the biggest victories

Got some spare change?

By Marvin Olasky

Helping the homeless is not so much about dollars and cents, but real change

Culture

Audio: The foolish heart

By Arsenio Orteza

Culture | Talented satirists expose the horrible without trivializing it

Books: Grant's classic picks

By David Aikman

Books | Christian readers should discover Henryk Sienkiewicz

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