Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Fallen soldiers in a forgotten war

Fallen soldiers in a forgotten war

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | As Americans prepare to honor the dead from wars past, wars present exact an ongoing toll in men and women

Cover Stories

Caught by surprise

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story Sidebar | This Memorial Day veterans will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima-an epic fight that in many ways stands in contrast to modern…

In this issue: "Memorial Day 2005," May 28, 2005

Features

Riotin' words

By Marvin Olasky

Analysis | Newsweek debacle signals time to change the standards

Base motives

By John Dawson

Politics | Principles become casualties in the fight to preserve military installations

The morning after

The morning after

By Priya Abraham

Middle East | After a revolution for democracy and the ouster of Syria, Lebanon faces a big vote on how to extend its success

Labor and delivery

By Lynn Vincent

Abortion | A gruesome Florida abortion saga reveals sordid-and possibly illegal-practices in late-term procedures

History the right way

History the right way

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Were the Puritans puritanical? Did the robber barons really rob anyone? What made the Great Depression so great? Historian Larry Schweikart sets the record…

Black and right

By Jamie Dean

Politics | A conservative Rev. Jackson is facing "old problems in a new way"

Retail evangelism

Retail evangelism

By Lynn Vincent

Religion | Aurelio Barreto runs a growing chain of stores that seeks to reach the denizens of Southern California's skateboard culture-body and soul

Dispatches

The Buzz

By The Editors

War Memorial Day events in the nation's capital will include tributes to veterans of Iwo Jima on the 60th anniversary of the battle, along with ceremonies…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Dog chase Police in Rock Hill, S.C., are looking for the hottest dog in town. Bandits nabbed a 10-foot hot dog sign that has welcomed customers to the…

Quotables

By The Editors

"When you are trying to score, you don't step back and take a knee. You go for it and run your best play." U.S. Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) on the benefits of…

Negligent to death

By Hugh Hewitt

To be so negligent that your error at work results in death and destruction-that's as bad as it can get for a journalist

Reviews

Star Wars III: The Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars III: The Revenge of the Sith

By Gene Edward Veith

Movies | Star Wars III is a worthy prequel and its theme of temptation and fall is of special interest to Christians

Everybody Loves Raymond

Everybody Loves Raymond

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | CBS decided to end the nine-year-running series while a lot of people still loved Raymond

Bestselling books

By The Editors

Notable Books | The five bestselling hardback novels as of May 16

Quite contrary

By Edward E. Plowman

Culture | With a new consensus statement on the Virgin Mary, the Anglican side appeared to concede everything, the Catholic side nothing

Notebook

Chain reaction

By Dan Perkins

Business | The war on drugs took a new course this month drugstore chains moved popular over-the-counter cold medications behind their pharmacy counters

Voices

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters, feedback, etc.

Choose the harder right

By Marvin Olasky

A soldier sacrifices whether we are grateful or not

Stain treatment

Stain treatment

By Andrée Seu

Does God have purpose in a Chicago underpass image?

She's getting married!

She's getting married!

By Gene Edward Veith

Of weddings, technology, and providence

Dinosaur dailies

Dinosaur dailies

By Joel Belz

Can a sub-group committed to the written word withstand cultural drift?

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