Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Taking the roof off

Taking the roof off

by Gene Edward Veith

Cover Story | For L'Abri, the brainchild of 20th-century giant Francis Schaeffer, turning 50 is an opportunity to celebrate and revive what is golden in its unique approach…

Cover Stories

Give me shelter: Memories of L'Abri

by The Editors

Cover Story Sidebar | The animal eaters I was a 17-year-old agnostic from a Catholic background when I first heard about L'Abri from an American hippie girl on a beach on the Greek…

In this issue: "Francis Schaeffer's legacy," March 26, 2005

Features

Purpose-driven hostage

Purpose-driven hostage

By Jamie Dean

Crime | Atlanta mom stops courtroom killer with a word of grace

Failure to communicate

Failure to communicate

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Amherst College Professor Hadley Arkes on ways a pro-life and pro-family president could be more effective

Gay Town, USA?

Gay Town, USA?

By Mark Bergin

Culture | Homosexual activists seek district, acceptance outside the big city

'Don't let me starve'

'Don't let me starve'

By Lynn Vincent

Law | A recovered stroke victim joins the fight to save Terri Schiavo

Dispatches

Quotables

By The Editors

"We're in the first inning of what could be an extra inning ball game." U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, to baseball executives and players union chiefs at a House…

Bush and the borders

Bush and the borders

By Hugh Hewitt

A country undertakes what it needs, and border security has become a necessity

The Buzz

By The Editors

Iraq Iraq's National Assembly met in its first session, six weeks after its members were elected in historic elections in late January, with parliamentary…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Moving violation The suspect in an Arauca, Colombia, traffic accident may not have understood his rights, but he remained silent. That's because the suspect…

Reviews

Mel Gibson does it his way

Mel Gibson does it his way

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | The re-released "Passion of the Christ" is slightly less brutal

Robots

Robots

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | The latest animation release isn't quite on par with Pixar

Bestselling CDs

By The Editors

Notable CDs | The five bestselling Jazz albums according to Billboard magazine, March 12

Notebook

Star trek

Star trek

By Chris Stamper

Technology | Space race heats up among millionaire entrepreneurs

Big Mac attack

Big Mac attack

By John Dawson

Sports | Mark McGwire among those questioned by Senate in steroid hearings

Sharing the wealth

By Dan Perkins

Business | Ford CEO receives $18 million bonus in lieu of an annual salary

Voices

No time for boasting

No time for boasting

By Joel Belz

It looks like President Bush has been vindicated on the Iraq war, but what if he was wrong?

Disorder in the courts

Disorder in the courts

By Gene Edward Veith

Civilization requires what many judges now mock: the rule of law

Personality profile

Personality profile

By Andrée Seu

Schaeffer gave a life-changing explanation of a personal God

Jews and Jesus

Jews and Jesus

By Marvin Olasky

A provocative exploration of pride and providence

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters, feedback, etc.

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