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China scandal: Cast of characters

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story Sidebar | President Clinton His policy of engagement with China included increased access for Chinese officials to national laboratories like Los Alamos. Evidence of…

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by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Declassified Cox report raises new questions about lax security and sheds new light on the magnitude of China's acquisition of U.S. nuclear secrets. The…

In this issue: "There they go again," June 5, 1999


A radical proposal

National | Has the time come to place translations under denominational influence?

Life on the Bible beat

By Susan Olasky

National | A personal account of tracking down a story

Regendering in Spanish?

By Susan Olasky

National | From "hijo del hombre" to "el ser humano"

What's it all about?

By Susan Olasky

National | Translation accuracy requires eternal vigilance

There they go again...

By Susan Olasky

National | Just when you thought it was safe to forget about feminist Bible translations, an International Bible Society decision suggests that a new threat may soon…

Decline of the NIV?

By Tim Bayly & David Bayly

National | Two new Bible translations and one revised one take the spotlight


New brands of idolatry

By Chris Stamper

God as your personal assistant, the Internet as heaven, and the original high-tech pirates


The Democratic Party is going to take back God this time. Elaine Kamarck, senior policy adviser to Al Gore, explaining to a Boston Globe reporter the…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Clinton ethics panel seeks funding for embryo research Ends justify the means Federal money should go to harvest cells from unborn babies-with "parental"



Knee-deeper? I was both amused and pleased when I saw the title of Mindy Belz's article on Kosovo. "Knee deep in the big muddy" (May 8) is from a song written…

Bible cola

By Marvin Olasky

How should we react to IBS's niche translation trial balloon?

Strange foreign customs

By William H. Smith

The prayer and musings of a perplexed pastor


By Joel Belz

Worrying about school size should be way down the list


Books: What teens are reading these days

By Roy Maynard

Books | While popular young adult titles wallow in the negative, young Augustine shared their same spiritual problems

Forbidding evangelism

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | It wasn't Dartmouth that banned C. S. Lewis-it was liberal Christians

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