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Cover Stories

Darwin's meltdown

by The Editors

Cover Story | WORLD asked four leaders of the Intelligent Design Movement to have some fun: Imagine writing in 2025, on the 100th anniversary of the famous Scopes

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The demise of naturalism

by Phillip Johnson

Cover Story Sidebar | INTELLIGENT DESIGN: Methodological naturalism used to be a regulative principle for science and for all serious academic thought. Not any longer. It is now…

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Whatever happened to evolutionary theory?

by Jonathan Wells

Cover Story Sidebar | INTELLIGENT DESIGN: Intelligent design has now (in 2025) become a thriving scientific research program and replaced materialistic accounts of biological…

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Mind transcending matter

by Jeffrey Schwartz

Cover Story Sidebar | INTELLIGENT DESIGN: For a time, cognitive neurophysiology attempted to reduce the mind to brain function. Such a materialist reduction of mind to brain can no…

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The new age of information

by William Dembski

Cover Story Sidebar | INTELLIGENT DESIGN: A mechanistic view of science has now (in 2025) given way to an information-theory view in which information rather than blind material…

In this issue: "Darwin's meltdown," April 3, 2004


Pumped up

By Dan Perkins

National | Business

Quick change

By Chris Stamper

National | Technology

The unfamiliar tournament

By John Dawson

National | Sports

Northwest ordinance

By Edward E. Plowman

National | RELIGION: A regional Methodist jury effectively nullified church law by acquitting an openly lesbian minister. The verdict may split the denomination

Standard deviation

By Bob Jones

National | 9/11 HEARINGS: In his criticisms of President Bush, Richard Clarke is offering a far different yardstick for fighting terrorism than the one he offered just a…

Ariel attack

By Mindy Belz

International | MIDDLE EAST: Israel's prime minister may lack a coalition of the willing, but he's willing to fight terror alone

Pledge or prayer?

By Lynn Vincent

National | COURTS: The Supreme Court considers whether "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is merely a patriotic slogan

Kony's killers

By Mindy Belz

International | UGANDA: A rebel group is on the move again in Uganda, and a pair of American missionaries may have been its latest victims


The Buzz

By The Editors

The Buzz

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Quick Takes

Blog Watch

By The Editors

Buzz from online journals, including


By The Editors



All over but the brimstone

By Joel Belz

The push for homosexual marriage is not just coming from the courts


By The Editors


Old-fashioned love Song

By Andrée Seu

It's best to let sleeping passions slumber until their right time

Chinese puzzle

By Marvin Olasky

Election intrigue in Taiwan makes Florida in 2000 look tame


Boys will be men

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Is a new "culture of restraint" lowering the teen pregnancy rate?

The wrong kind of right

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Culture

The world forgetting

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Culture

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