Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Cataclysm

Cataclysm

by Mindy Belz & Greg Dabel

Cover Story | Asia's wall of water wreaks a disaster of biblical proportions, sparks a bidding war among countries of compassion, and tests the grit of the region's…

Cover Stories

Aid and comfort

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story Sidebar | American now lead the way in delivering aid to the tsunami victims of the Southeast Asia. That means American donors may also be the most likely to fall…

In this issue: "Tsunami," Jan. 15, 2005

Features

Life on trial

Life on trial

By Lynn Vincent

Abortion | Congress goes to court, while NARAL goes to camp

Climate change

Climate change

By Lynn Vincent

Abortion | Roe v. Wade turns 32 this month, but the abortion establishment it helped create is less secure than ever. With changes in schools, legislatures, and perhaps…

Catch XXIII

Catch XXIII

By Bob Jones

Politics | House GOP promises to "stir men's blood" with a bold reform agenda, but so far congressional blood is boiling over an ethics rule-a mess that could distract,

Sleeping giant

By John Dawson

Sports | In Reggie White's death, NFL must quit ignoring the perils of bulking up

Dispatches

Quotables

By The Editors

"Dark-skinned Indian, Sri Lankan, Indonesian; truck drivers, cooks, and maids; all children of a lesser God in the eyes of these Islamists of the Gulf." Tarek…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

The criminal mind Alleged convenience store robber Dan L. Griggs of Gary, Ind., did about everything he could do to hinder his own getaway. Not only did he…

The Buzz

The Buzz

By The Editors

Tsunami response Prospering nations agreed to band together under embattled UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to provide nearly $1 billion in cash assistance to…

Reviews

Bestselling CDs

By The Editors

Notable CDs | The five bestselling Internet albums according to Billboard, Jan. 1

Rating the holiday releases

By The Editors

Movies | The best and worst of Hollywood's Christmas season

Notebook

Piracy torrent

Piracy torrent

By Chris Stamper

Technology | BitTorrent dominates the world of online file-trading and has created a flood of copyright concerns

Poll vault

Poll vault

By John Dawson

Sports | With the AP's decision to pull out of the BCS poll, the thought of a unified national championship is over

Corporate tsunami aid

Corporate tsunami aid

By Dan Perkins

Business | Within a week of the tsunami disaster more than $2 billion in relief aid had been accumulated worldwide with millions of it coming from contributions by…

Voices

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters, feedback, etc.

Two tidal waves

Two tidal waves

By Marvin Olasky

Communication would lower the death toll from violent weather and a violent court decision

Mercy for the living

Mercy for the living

By John Piper

The deadly tsunami should drive us to our knees in repentance

Our two towers

Our two towers

By Gene Edward Veith

Winning the war on terrorism means confronting Western versions of Saruman

Shhhhh!

By Joel Belz

And then in the quiet aftermath of a vexing catastrophe, listen to your patient God

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