Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Eyes on the prize

by Bob Jones

Cover Story Sidebar | Redistricting: How local politics could dramatically affect the balance of power in Washington With all eyes on the House and Senate, the 36 gubernatorial races…

Cover Stories

Will a pro-lifer ever reign in California?

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | As goes California, so goes the nation? The nation's biggest political bellwether features a conservative/liberal, pro-life/pro-abortion matchup in the…

In this issue: "California: Bellwether state," Oct. 24, 1998

Features

Settling scores

By Mindy Belz

International | A little-noticed agreement between Kurdish factions spells (some) relief in the Middle East

Watching, waiting

By Marvin Olasky

National | Prime time and God's time; perseverance and the Saints

Dispatches

Monkey see, monkey do

By Chris Stamper

Relaunching Planet of the Apes, telling the left to be more liberal, and paying a debt of ingratitude

Quotables

If your president is not worthy, if he has done something that is not worthy, it's not representing Scouting morals. Scott Farnsworth, a Utah Boy Scout who…

This Week

Who's bashing whom? As Matthew Shepard lay dying at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colo., a legion of political opportunists blamed Christians for…

Reviews

Books: Dying is safe, I promise

By Les Sillars

Books | A New Ager leads dying readers contentedly to hell

Monica the theologian

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The Linda Tripp tapes show that the wrong worldview could leave you begging for immunity

Voices

Mailbag

Good for kids? So what is all the uproar about? Ken Starr's report contained nothing that our children have not been taught in school for the last 25 years…

Clean campaigns

By Marvin Olasky

Are homosexuals stuck in the mud or able to change?

Humble harvest

By Barbara Curtis

The fields are ripe for harvest-even in your own backyard

The eighth wonder

By Joel Belz

Appreciating an engineering marvel that impressed even Edison

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