Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Whatever happened to Christian publishing?

by Gene Edward Veith

Cover Story | Visitors to the Christian Booksellers Association convention in Atlanta, July 14-17, will walk into the ultimate trade show. The latest T-shirts, plaques,

Cover Stories

EPA ad hoc ethics committee report

Cover Story | The report, complete with "minority report" by Wes Pippert

In this issue: "Taking the Bait?," July 12, 1997

Features

WORLD's response to the EPA ad hoc committee's report

By Marvin Olasky

EPA | The editor of WORLD magazine responds to the EPA ad hoc committee report

Ripping down RFRA

By Jay Grelen

National | "Political power struggle" squeezes religious freedom

"It's the wired decade"

By Bob Jones

National | Christian journalist stands in the vanguard of cyberculture

Supreme Court Notes

By Bob Jones

National | Common-sense constitutionalism

The wild, wild web remains untamed

By Bob Jones

National | Supreme Court decision leaves protection of kids to parents

Most-favored preacher

By Mindy Belz

National | Billy and Ned Graham work to preserve MFN for China

Unorthodox legislation

By Mindy Belz

International | Bill to restrict foreign missionaries is headed for Yeltsin's desk

Northern exposure

International | Court ruling encourages Canadian women to go topless

Dispatches

Quotables

The Republicans' big-budget show ... may have the suspense of a network rerun and the tedium of a calculus lecture. Democratic National Committee spokesman…

This Week

Bethel Update--Banned in Oklahoma Not long after Bethel College president George Brushaber hosted Ed and Dorothy Sisam and their daughter Andrea June 16 for…

Reviews

Music: Fluttery fatherhood

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Crossover hit offers sentimentality, not biblical wisdom

Beltway Books: Wasted on the way

By Doug Bandow

Books | How Washington expands its power with your money

Film: Formula super-heroes

By Chris Stamper

Movies | There's no better time than now for the boycott to begin

Voices

Mailbag

A nation of sheep? Your article about the evidence of widespread vote fraud in the Louisiana elections ("Louisiana's buy-you election," May 17/24) provoked in…

Showing, not telling

By Marvin Olasky

Reporting depravity requires tough editorial choices

Self-indulgent self-fulfillment

Seeking to be fulfilled? Then take up your cross daily and deny yourself

What ever happened to truth?

By Joel Belz

We don't like discomfort either-but truth always trumps pain

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