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Cover Stories

Now no condemnation?

by The Editors

Cover Story | In light of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, WORLD asked the following four thoughtful Christians to respond to this question: "Does…

Cover Stories

On earth peace?

by Gene Edward Veith

Cover Story | Despite media reports, Roman Catholics were faithful to their beliefs, some Lutherans were not

In this issue: "On Earth Peace?," Dec. 25, 1999


War without end, alas

By Mindy Belz

International | With Russian troops outside Grozny, outsiders begin counting the costs in Chechnya

Playing during recess

By Bob Jones

National | Will Clinton sneak in controversial nominees?



We don't talk a lot about his personal life. Theodry Carruth, mother of former Carolina Panthers receiver Rae Carruth, explaining why her son never mentioned…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Hawaii's Supreme court abides by new amendment Annulling gay marriage Thanks to a 1998 amendment to the Hawaiian constitution, Hawaii's Supreme Court ruled…



Where fewer try Thank you for your clear-headed response ("Bible Belt breakups," Nov. 27) to a recent AP report on high divorce rates in the Bible Belt…

The Omega Code

By Marvin Olasky

One cheer for, lots of questions about, TBN's movie

Hail to the victor

By William H. Smith

He was born that man no more may die

Simulated sin

By Joel Belz

Time to stop pretending about our pretense



By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling nonfiction, hardcover books as measured by placement on four leading lists as of Dec. 14.

It's still a wonderful life

Culture | In a world that has been turned into a Pottersville, Capra and Stewart continue to inspire

Are we coming out of it?

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Now that the 20th century is over, the Lord's Prayer tops the British charts and Norman Rockwell is back

Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 videos in popularity as measured by rental receipts for the week ended Dec. 5.

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