Table of Contents

Cover Story

Cracking the whip

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | After a whipping by Christian leaders and a near revolt by conservatives dissatisfied with the slow progress of their agenda, House Majority Whip Tom DeLay…

In this issue: "DeLay: Cracking the whip," July 18, 1998

Features

Beijing: The new king of an old crown colony

By Mindy Belz

International | One year later, some effects of communist rule are obvious; but for the church, the changes are more subtle

Baseball's most wanted

National | Mike Piazza's expensive self-esteem

Dispatches

Quotables

I'm guessing you've been drinking for about three days straight. Eddie Vedder, lead singer of the rock group Pearl Jam, to Dennis Rodman during a concert in…

This Week

Frankly speaking Where's the straight-talking Joycelyn Elders when you need her? Her replacement, Surgeon General David Satcher, went to the big AIDS confab…

Reviews

Books: Going out for a walk

By Roy Maynard

Books | On hiking the 2,000-mile Appalachian trail

Summer at the movies

By Chris Stamper

Culture | More end-of-the-world and other cultural buzz

NEA's chilling effect

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Support the arts: Abolish federal funding

Voices

Truth and power

By Joel Belz

They're related, but also very different

Money matters

By Timothy Lamer

Downsizing government is a family issue

Mailbag

God heals The article about the American divorce culture was right on target ("Rethinking divorce," June 13). I agree with the strong position taken on the…

Almost open season

By Marvin Olasky

Reaction produced an apology this time-but next?

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