Table of Contents

Cover Story

Breaking through Blaine's roadblock

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Today's school-choice proponents are fighting not only teachers unions but a legacy left by some of their ancestors: the Blaine Amendments in 37 state…

In this issue: "Ghost busting," Aug. 24, 2002

Features

Only a plate of grain

By Priya Abraham

Africa | In Zambia, women are making a meal a day go all the way

Top News

By Tim Graham

This Week | The Top 5 news stories as measured by coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today, and NBC Nightly News over a one-week period from Aug. 7 to 13

A time for war

By Mindy Belz

Iraq | The case against Saddam

Asking questions

By Hadley Arkes

Abortion | President Bush can gently help develop a pro-life culture

Dispatches

Quotables

Maybe not a seasoned vet, but a marinating one. Cleveland Browns' second-year defensive tackle Gerard Warren, when asked whether he feels like a seasoned NFL…

In Brief

News highlights from around the world

Quick Takes

No longer shocking? Sydney's Gay Mardi Gras once attracted 750,000 people, making it the world's largest gay celebration. Now the event is bankrupt and…

Reviews

Stupid church tricks

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Many church youth groups are teaching young people exactly what they don't need to learn

Signs of meaning

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | It's not Providence, but director M. Night Shyamalan seems intent on convincing us that everything has a purpose

Notebook

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Flash Traffic | Political Buzz from Washington

Voices

Shame on us

By Joel Belz

Christians in America know very little about serious giving

Dabney's day

By Marvin Olasky

The great theologian wrote wonderfully about education

Bible 'improvement'

By Andrée Seu

If we had Today's Seu International Version

Mailbag

Abominable I was saddened to read your article about Planned Parenthood bringing their clinics into churches ("Faith-based abortion," July 27). I was…

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