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Cover Story

Parable of the perjurer

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | He goes by "Bill" and tolerates "Bubba," but on Dec. 19, the whole world seemed to be calling him "William Jefferson Clinton."

In this issue: "Parable of the perjurer," Jan. 9, 1999


"You police when you are too late"

By Mindy Belz

International | Interview: Theologian argues for greater Western involvement

Outdated Dayton

By Mindy Belz

International | Three-year-old accord has brought only fragile peace, but is the Western effort too little or not enough?

Another Balkan winter

International | The relative tranquility of Sarajevo is a welcome respite

Playing through pain

By The Editors

National | Outrunning trouble, laboring in obscurity, and giving back

Trouble brewing

By Edward E. Plowman

National | WCC avoids an outright rebellion, but dissent from biblically orthodox members is growing louder



I'm not sure if my father still understands Christmas, but I'm certain he understands giving. Patti Davis, daughter of Alzheimer's-stricken former President…

This Week

Take it to the bank A proposed set of banking regulations called "Know Your Customer" will order banks to watch their customers' deposits and withdrawals, and…



Stand up, stand up Have you ever picked up a magazine cover and suddenly been struck with the seriousness of the times we live in? Sometimes, it seems…

Holy solemnity

Editing hymns to make them more solemn takes the joy out

1999 wish list

By Joel Belz

Not looking for perfection-but just a few helpful nudges

Que Sera, Sera

By Marvin Olasky

After impeachment, the Scarlet "I" is indelible


Books: Peace in a pill

By Les Sillars

Books | The depressing downside of antidepressant drugs

Feminist misogyny

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | A phony study of gender bias in the classroom and a new movie show how feminists are the real sexists

Patchwork physician

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Surprise, surprise: Robin Williams plays smart-aleck genius; love online on-screen; and rediscovering Sinatra

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