Table of Contents

Cover Story

Daniels of the year

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | WORLD’s second annual “Daniel of the Year” designation goes not to one single person but to a generation of young people the editors have dubbed…

In this issue: "Daniel of the Year 1999," Dec. 18, 1999


Major-league brats

National | Even in sports, sparing the rod spoils the star

Downloadable DVDs?

By Chris Stamper

National | Digital revolution poses challenges to intellectual-property rights, classified ads, and branch banks

The homeless comeback

By Cal Thomas

National | Democrats rediscover an old political tool

Your tax dollars at work

By R. Albert Mohler Jr.

National | A cease-and-desist warning against Christian evangelism arrives on congressional stationery



The president needs to get right with the law. Former Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr, in remarks at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast, indicating his…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

NIH formally issues guidelines approving embryo research 'Glow of respectability' When is an embryo not an embryo? When it interferes with the convenience of…



In Christ we can be ourselves and still belong

Looking for relief

By Joel Belz

As big as big government is, it still needs helpers


Preserving the myth I commend WORLD for exploring the deeper implications of 13-year-old Jesse Dirkhising's senseless and brutal death at the hands of two…

Jireh Sports

By Marvin Olasky

Out of grief, God brings relief for a neighborhood


This is no final fantasy

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Today's hits are tomorrow's silly nostalgia

More on Pokémon

Culture | They look like little stockbrokers, spending recess trading cards and making deals. Just what are schoolchildren doing with those Pokémon cards? In the…

The real toy story

By Roy Maynard

Culture | Hot toys this holiday season run the gamut from anything wrestling to anything interactive

Music: A crossover Christmas

By Terry Yount

Music | Christmas music unites diverse musical styles

The radicals are back

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | "The Battle in Seattle" was not about trade, but about left-wing revival

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts from 11/26/99 to 11/28/99

Issue Cover