Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Backward, Christian soldiers?

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Armed with millennial expectations, some Christians view the Y2K bug in ways totally different from the secular experts. Should a computer glitch be seen as…

Cover Stories

Dissecting the bug

by Chris Stamper

Cover Story | Everyone has questions about the millennium bug. "Where did it come from?" is the easy one. "How severe will the bite prove to be?" That one is much tougher.

Cover Stories

Binary blowout?

by Roy Maynard

Cover Story | By this time, worries about the millennium bug are gnawing at the minds of even the technologically illiterate. Will the Year 2000 bring an apocalypse, or…

In this issue: "Y2K: Binary blowout?," Aug. 22, 1998

Features

No quiet on the eastern front

By Mindy Belz

International | After bombings, the peaceful side of Africa braces for a winter of discontent

Dispatches

Quotables

We the religious people have to start to act up. Orthodox Rabbi Yehuda Levin of New York,calling on religious conservatives to oppose the gay political…

This Week

Sleeping with the enemy Pamela Wiser was mad at the ex-boyfriend who infected her with the AIDS virus. So she decided to get even by passing on HIV to every…

Columnists

Mailbag

Free at last I grew up in the United Methodist Church in south Georgia, was active in my Methodist youth group in high school, sang in the church choir with…

Mix & match morality

By J. Budziszewski

There has never been a "bad man" / "good statesman"

A Y2K scare-nario

By Joel Belz

Christians need to aim at more than survival

Lip-smacking bad

By Marvin Olasky

Amid Y2K concerns, pray that God will show mercy

Culture

Crossing the lines

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | To sex and violence, now add scatology, pedophilia, and other new frontiers

Books: Taking the Bible cure

By Roy Maynard

Books | The Word of God as diet book, alternative medicine manual, and your own personal HMO

Back to household gods

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Lite spiritual fixes and other cultural buzz

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