Table of Contents

Cover Story

Man of The Law

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | Whether losing gracefully in Missouri, facing down liberals in the Senate, or taking on terrorism, Attorney General John Ashcroft-WORLD's 2001 Daniel of the…

In this issue: "Daniel of the year 2001," Dec. 22, 2001

Features

Opportunity lost?

International | Beautiful churches that could be the centerpieces for Christmas tales crown English villages-but fewer than one in 10 Britons regularly attend church.

England's Colson

International | Tory dignitary Jonathan Aitken went to jail for perjury, but now he's going to prisons to preach

Anxious moments

By Chris Stamper

National | Doctors worry about "white-coat hypertension," mistaken surgeries, and persuading people to exercise

The debate about 'proselytizing'

By Edward E. Plowman

National | President George W. Bush said that his conversations with Miss Curry and Miss Mercer have been an "uplifting experience" for him. In their initial phone call,

Home for Christmas

By Leah Driggers

National | Waco's Antioch Community Church welcomes back its most famous missionaries

The gloves come off

By Tim Graham

National | TeamBush gets tough on Senate leader Tom Daschle's slow-as-molasses strategy

Dispatches

Quotables

This is a very dangerous place. Fox News' Geraldo Rivera, on why he carries a gun in Afghanistan. We probably failed to marshal support of the base as well as…

QuickTakes

By The Editors

CAPITALISM, WHAT A CONCEPT: Social Security hurts the poor, admits liberal William Raspberry. The Washington Post columnist said he listened to ex-Senator…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz in Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

Military, locals guess at bin Laden's whereabouts Where is he? With al-Qaeda forces facing capture or flight, the $25 million question in Afghanistan is once…

Reviews

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling fiction hardbacks as measured by placement on four leading lists as of Dec. 10

Intellectual burqas

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Will Sept. 11 lead to the liberation of American universities?

Voices

Sharpe vision

By Joel Belz

Fighting for children against abusive authorities

Before and after

By Andrée Seu

Humanity began a winnowing at the first Christmas

Mailbag

The third option I was profoundly moved by Mr. Chiarot's journey and saw how his was like mine and my wife's in 1989. We lost our son, Benjamin, two days…

Today's Daniels

By Marvin Olasky

Some of the thinking behind our selections

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