Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Casualty of 'peace'

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | One year ago, southern Lebanon was a secure place for Lebanese Christians to raise families and a well-traveled thoroughfare between Lebanon and Israel. Then…

Cover Stories

Fenced in

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | When Lebanese streamed by the thousands across the Good Fence into Israel, one foreigner was forced to seek refuge along with them. Beverley Timgren, a…

In this issue: "Casualty of 'peace'," March 24, 2001


Down, but not out

By Chris Stamper

National | Even with technology stocks taking it on the chin, chastened companies are forced to think longer-term

Night of the dead living

By Chris Stamper

National | Fetal-tissue experiment goes horrifically awry; proponents contend failure is an argument for trying again

Parenting 101

National | Chicago public schools have started grading parents, and some don't like the curve

A schoolhouse divided

By Bob Jones

National | To the alarm of the big teachers unions, nonideological competitors are forming in right-to-work states

O ye of too much faith

By Tim Graham

National | The fight is on to determine how much faith Bush's faith-based initiative will allow

Truth or consequences?

By Candi Cushman

National | Public schools nationwide are starting to teach the Bible. Is that good for Christianity?


Dispatches from the past

By The Editors

A WORLD reader once wrote to remind us, quoting the words of Ezra Pound: "Literature is news that stays news." With that in mind, we've culled 15 years of…

The Buzz

By The Editors

FAITH-BASED OFFICE: EMPHASIS ON DISCRETIONARY GRANTS COSTING GOP SUPPORT Gone with the wind? What a confusing period! One day the White House Office of…


By Joel C. Rosenberg

The fastest way to reenergize the economy and markets? ... Cut the capital gains tax rate from 20 percent to 15 percent ... Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott…


By The Editors

After co-founding the group that decoded DNA and developing the first commercial use of MRI screenings, Dr. Jack McConnell could be enjoying a cushy…


By The Editors

Rats' rights! Johns Hopkins University is fighting a Clinton-era Department of Agriculture policy that regulates medical testing under the Animal Welfare Act.


A lot worse things happen to people you don't hear about. Really, I'm living a dream that I had since I was a kid. NBA player Tom Gugliotta, in USA Today, on…


A daily newspaper?

By Joel Belz

It's not easy: Such ventures demand dollars and uncommon sense

Teaching tool

Schools should teach the Bible, but not say it's true or false

The road to Santee

By Andrée Seu

Small sins eventually lead to big, front-page ones

Fund individuals

By Marvin Olasky

A way to save President Bush's faith-based initiative

Publishing ... by design

By Joel Belz

WORLD turns 15 this month. What began as a grand experiment on paper in March of 1986 is now 125,000 subscribers strong. Next month, Lord willing, we begin…

Sweet 15

Fifteen years isn't a lot of time. As I get older I am amazed at how time does, indeed, seem to fly. I first met Joel Belz early in 1986 when he walked into…


Americana, the beautiful

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | A movie soundtrack introduces Americans to their musical heritage


By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling nonfiction paperbacks as measured by placement on four leading lists as of March 11

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts for the week ended March 4

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