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At deaths door

by Les Sillars

Cover Story | It is no accident that the eyes of the world were on Texas in February when Karla Faye Tucker received capital punishment. Of the 73 prisoners executed last…

In this issue: "Paying with your life," April 4, 1998


Brittania rules again

By Mindy Belz

International | British Prime Minister Blair calls abortion a personal matter, but members of his government are laboring to export into Ireland and Scotland a liberalized…

With friends like this

By Roy Maynard

National | Operation Rescue leaders square off against Jerry Falwell, accusing his university bookstore of purveying porn. But have the activists taken one liberty too…



I believe God puts us in positions. He put me in two with Kentucky. One we won. One we lost. I thank God for putting me there. Duke University basketball…

This Week

Retro revival With Titanic, an old-fashioned, Gone With the Wind-style blockbuster claiming a record-tying 11 Oscars, this year's Academy Awards had a…



Disappointed I have been an admirer of Billy Graham all of my life and still believe that his message of repentance and faith is very close to the Bible.

Logos of language

By Janie B. Cheaney

How the rules of grammar reveal mysteries of God

Tools or tasks?

By Joel Belz

We can't let the computer craze distract us from true education

Confronting sin

By Marvin Olasky

Christ taught us to raise standards, not lower them


Ethnic conservatives

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Immigrants can be a good influence

TV: The PBS Jesus seminar

By Pamela Johnson

Television | Special Easter show tries to undermine Christ

Books: Spinning the president

By Chris Stamper

Books | A Washington journalist's new book on White House damage control paints more vividly than Primary Colors

Culture war contenders

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Manson family values & other cultural buzz

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