Table of Contents

Cover Story

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | The military's personnel "draw downs" affected just about everyone across the board-including chaplains.

In this issue: "Army's new MP's?," May 31, 1997

Features

Does it have a prayer?

By Bob Jones

National | Istook Amendment gains key support; hearings set for July

Ex-Gay Ministry

By Roy Maynard

National | "I know what I need to do"

Another controversial coming out

By Roy Maynard

National | Texas Supreme Court justice under fire for helping his son out of the homosexual lifestyle

CATS out of the bag

National | Anti-tax group had early links to the Church of Scientology

Dispatches

Quotables

We cannot say that human-rights conditions in China are better today than they were a year ago. Clinton administration National Security Adviser SAMUEL BERGER…

This Week

Pro-life on a roll During the debates over partial-birth abortion, the only truth uttered by its staunchest defenders is that those who seek to outlaw the…

Columnists

Uh, you know, whatever

By Joel Belz

Words matter, and sorting things out is the Christian's ultimate task

Don't knock yourself out

By William H. Smith

We sinners don't need self-esteem; we need to esteem Christ

Mailbag

More mail on the NIV controversy A supra-denominational control board for Bible translations? ("Farewell to freelancers," May 3/10) Sounds familiar. It was…

Fundies need not apply

By Marvin Olasky

Academic bigotry is just another front in the culture war

Culture

Music: Clearing the smoke

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | In music's year of the woman, Julie Miller is vastly different

Books: Doom, gloom, hope

By George Grant

Books | There's a good reason intellectuals are always so depressed

Beltway Books: Capital(ist) punishment

By Doug Bandow

Books | Funding its opponents, capitalism is its own worst enemy

Culture Notes

Culture | Image is everything Postmodernism favors form over content, image over truth, desire over reality. This is why contemporary educational theory is not much…

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