Table of Contents

Cover Story

The Party rules

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | In the post-Deng era, Christian conservatives hope to make a fresh start in pressing Washington to take seriously religious persecution in China

In this issue: "Beijing Marches On," March 15, 1997

Features

Big blue goes pink

By Bob Davis

National | Christian employees protest IBM's pro-homosexual policy

Dispatches

Quotables

Integrity requires you to ... say something is wrong, even if there is no controlling legal authority. New York Times columnist MAUREEN DOWD on Vice President…

This Week

Good start, but what next?!? What are we to learn from the Washington-to-Hollywood uproar over broadcast television's first TV-M presentation, Schindler's…

Reviews

Looking up

By Doug Bandow

Books | More proof that things are not always as bad as they seem

A Star is born

By George Grant

Books | Tough-minded Star Parker preaches what she practiced

Proving their mettle

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | As Pat Boone gets into trouble, B.J. Thomas tries to get out

Culture Notes

Culture | Recycling is catching on With the Star Wars trilogy blowing apart box office records--for movies 20 years old that much of the audience has already seen on…

Voices

Another media coverup

By Joel Belz & Ryan Zurakowski

A noteworthy confession puts the spotlight on lazy reporters

Journey to the stake

By Margie Haack

Martyr Thomas Cranmer hesitated on the way

Evangelism or disaster

By Marvin Olasky

Concerning China, our true defense is the offense of Christ

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