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Separation of scout and state

by Candi Cushman

Cover Story | And that's not all. By taking on issues ranging from freedom of association to partial-birth abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court is on its way to a historic term

In this issue: "High stakes at the Court," Jan. 29, 2000


A moderating influence

By Mindy Belz

International | Popular regard for Indonesia's president, Abdurrahman Wahid, is embodied in his well-traveled nickname, Gus Dur. "Gus," in his country, means "good sir."

Beirut all over again

By Mindy Belz

International | The rise of jihad armies and Christian retaliation threaten island paradise in Indonesia

Intelligent designers

By Chris Stamper

National | New software and a suddenly prevalent crime are the latest fruit of high-tech evolution

Citizen Jane

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Citizen of God's kingdom, that is, according to the woman who says she led Fonda to Christ

A different kind of career

National | In the new economy, with its high-tech jobs, the high-touch career remains an option for some

A lot of help wanted

By Lynn Vincent

National | Medical- and computer-related occupations likely will dominate job growth in this decade



It's a deeply personal decision but I feel my spiritual side needs to be filled back up. U.S. Sen. Robert Kerrey, (D-Neb.), announcing he will not run for a…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Presidential candidates reveal personal finances Disclosure exposure This being awards season, WORLD examined the Personal Financial Disclosure forms of…



Deeper Daniels Your selection of Generation WWJD as "Daniels of the Year" (Dec. 18) is tremendously encouraging. Daniel and his friends did not accept the…

Taking stock

By Marvin Olasky

Seeing something more important than missed opportunity

Billions and billions

By Margie Haack

Even in black holes, God finds His people by name

The mayor's advice

By Joel Belz

He missed the source, but he pointed the right direction


It's all psychological

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | For a culture without a belief in moral reality, all bad behavior is a sign of mental illness

Coming and going

By Chris Stamper

Culture | New beanie cats and dogs, the Plymouth nameplate becomes a dog, and the dish versus cable dogfight

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