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Does it mean what it says?

by Gene Edward Veith

Cover Story | Is a translation of a text supposed to provide what it says or what it means? Or what the translator thinks it means, or wants it to mean? One translation…

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Should we trust IBS?

by Edward E. Plowman

Cover Story | As officials at the International Bible Society last month prepared to announce publication of the gender-neutral TNIV Bible, they knew they had an ethical…

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Should we trust the TNIV?

by Susan Olasky

Cover Story | The justification given for making extensive gender changes in modern Bible translations is that today's readers, women especially, either don't understand or…

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Five days early, Five years late

by Susan Olasky

Cover Story | The upcoming publication of a politically correct revision of the popular New International Version Bible seems like a scene from Groundhog Day

In this issue: "TNIV makes its debut," Feb. 23, 2002


No way out

By Mindy Belz

International | A deadly fire in South Korea sheds new light on the scandal of forced prostitution around the world

Redlining faith

By Tim Graham

National | Congress offers to help religious charities, but thoroughly biblical ones still need not apply



Whenever country music got a little too impressed with itself, Waylon was there to let them know what the music's roots were. Country guitarist Lenny Kaye, on…


By The Editors

NOT EVEN A ROUNDING ERROR: Think Enron spent a lot of money on politics? Not really, as Michael W. Lynch explains in Reason. So much money floats around…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

Bush heads to the Far East, despite threats against U.S. embassies Wild, wild East In Malaysia the Year of the Snake ended with relief when residents of the…


A healthy debate

By Joel Belz

But let's understand when a church is not a church

Brains, not wisdom

By Marvin Olasky

The 100th birthday of the multitalented Moe Berg

Coronary Christians

By John Piper

We need to be more like the heart and less like adrenaline


No evidence Great articles on Enron ("Enwrong," "Bush's Whitewater?" Jan. 26). Both authors presented their information and doubts well. Some liberal…


Group thinkers

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | The Smithsonian rejects a grant that celebrates great individuals

The Music

By The Editors

Culture | The Top 5 Internet CDs for the week ending Feb. 2, according to Billboard

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