Table of Contents

Cover Story

Off with his head

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Devotees of literary giant C.S. Lewis point to a corporate effort to de-Christianize his work-or, as Lewis himself might have put it, to disconnect him from…

In this issue: "Abolition of C.S. Lewis?," June 16, 2001


When a picture is worth 1,000 lives

By Leah Driggers

National | Ultrasound technology introduces abortion-minded moms to their babies-and in many cases brings flesh-and-blood meaning to the "woman's right to choose"

A day in the life...

By Candi Cushman

National | How "Coach Mo" lives out the gospel in one of the hardest neighborhoods of the Big Easy

The good Sarasotan

National | Good Samaritans in Florida use their own means to help homeless men in their town

Leading young leaders

By Candi Cushman

National | Amidst a bleak, crime- and drug-infested area, a Christian mentor steers youth to a brighter future

Teen Challenge's newest challenge

By Candi Cushman

National | Independent-minded local directors of a Christian drug-addiction recovery program are reluctant to accept taxpayer funding under the president's faith-based…

Front-line reports

By Marvin Olasky

National | Beyond the talking heads of compassionate conservatism, here's a look at the rest of the body

'My baby wouldn't be here'

By Leah Driggers

National | Women who chose life reflect on what might not have been

Separation of church and business

By Tim Graham

National | President Bush and foundation heavyweight Michael Joyce ask: Why do corporations shun faith-based organizations in their philanthropy?

A businessman's government

By Tim Graham

National | Voters have often professed to pollsters their admiration for tough-minded corporate CEOs: blunt, unvarnished, truth-tellers, bottom-line oriented,

Cleaning cyberspace

By Leah Driggers

National | Donna Rice Hughes fights on against Web porn

Faltering over filtering

By Lynn Vincent

National | Public libraries' resistance to Internet filtering to screen out pornography draws a seedy new clientele-and drives away good librarians. Now, they're…

The e-literacy problem

By Chris Stamper

National | Even the Net-savvy aren't buying e-books, but they are buying e-games; and Microsoft hopes they'll buy Office

Slump change

By Lynn Vincent

National | E-commerce, station wagons, and counter-cyclical companies are doing OK as the economy softens

Risks and remedies

By Chris Stamper

National | Homosexual AIDS stages a comeback; researchers challenge placebos; and a new polymer kills bacteria

Bradley's fighting vehicle

By Tim Graham

National | Neal Freeman of the Foundation Management Institute called Michael Joyce "the chief operating officer of the conservative movement.... Over the period of his…

Bending gender

By Lynn Vincent

National | Transvestite teachers? California's new definition of gender invades private religious schools

Now back to her regular programming

By Bob Jones

National | Talk radio's Dr. Laura, hounded off her television show after a yearlong gay activist "search and destroy" campaign, says she's happy to have her life back

Cloning to kill

By Bob Jones

National | Congress debates whether to ban the manufacturing of human embryos for medical experimentation

Another peace process?

By Mindy Belz

International | The United States is pursuing a new policy to try to end civil war and famine in Sudan. But rebels in the south wonder what kind of peace the Bush…


By Mindy Belz

International | Sudan, with roughly the same land mass as Texas, has one of Africa's longest rail systems, with 3,600 miles of track. And it has the ambition to make it grow.

Anglican civil war

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Many conservative Episcopalians believe that liberal bishops are targeting them for their faithfulness to Scripture. Accokeek, Md., could be Exhibit A

NCC's golden parachute

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Awash in red ink, the National Council of Churches provided a cushy "severance" package to the executive who had a hand in the organization's financial…

'Stopping bad ideas'

By Tim Graham

National | Paul O'Neill talks to WORLD about tax reform, global warming, and his goals as secretary of the treasury

Gasbags and gas prices

By Cal Thomas

National | Politicians want to "do something" about high prices at the pump, but regulation will make matters worse


The Buzz

By The Editors



This noble family comes and teaches us that it is possible to do things in a different way. Israeli citizen David Cohen, on the Israeli Palestinians who…


By The Editors

BERRY SKEPTICAL: Mary Frances Berry leaked the U.S. Civil Rights Commission report on the Florida election debacle to the news media before the state's…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington


By The Editors

The Pennsylvania-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission honors individuals who risk their own lives or suffer injuries while saving the life of another. Below…


Society's debtors

By Joel Belz

After they've "paid their debt," don't ex-prisoners create new costs?

Spending my inheritance

By Marvin Olasky

C.S. Lewis's stepson makes tradeoffs

Diamonds in the sky

By Andrée Seu

No little stars in the heavenly firmament

His just reward

But was McVeigh beyond forgiveness in God's eyes?


Just ask I usually agree with your magazine, but I heartily disagree with your review of The Prayer of Jabez (Bestsellers, May 19). As I read the book I was…


More light than heat?

By R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Culture | 2001 SBC convention follows a year of useful theological controversy

Loyalty oafs

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Another virtue becomes hard to find

The Music

By The Editors

Culture | The Top 5 Internet CDs for the week ending May 26, according to Billboard magazine

Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 videos in popularity as measured by rental receipts for the week ended May 27

Medieval Mysteries

By The Editors

Culture | For readers looking for summer reading other than the latest Danielle Steele novel, here are five mystery writers (not including Ellis Peters, author of the…

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