Table of Contents

Cover Story

One election, two walls

One election, two walls

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | On March 28, voters will decide if they believe Israel can become "a country that is fun to live in"

In this issue: "Broken promises," March 25, 2006

Features

Medium and message

Medium and message

By Jill Nelson

Middle East | Radio broadcasting goes where publishers and evangelists fear to tread

Knee-deep in scandal?

Knee-deep in scandal?

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Liberal ad campaign targets conservative religious leaders over "gambling problem"

Man-made disaster

Man-made disaster

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Zimbabwe's economy goes from basket case to worst case

Under siege

Under siege

By Jill Nelson

India | Hindu extremists lash out at a Christian ministry that challenges caste system

The

The "Great Firewall"

By Mark Bergin

China | Big-name corporations kowtow to censors; "hacktivists" are finding new ways in

The crossroads of calling

By Zoe Sandvig

Religion | Fellowships train recent college graduates to integrate faith and vocation

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

SERBIA Comrades of former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic put his body on display in Belgrade ahead of a March 18 funeral in a country still ensnared by…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Crash course Students often complain that what they learn in school is irrelevant to their lives, but several in Illinois may have a point. A requirement in…

Charity at home

By Hugh Hewitt

In 2004, U.S. charitable giving reached $249 billion

Quotables

"If you take this to its logical, ludicrous extreme, every single person who comes up to receive Holy Communion, you have to ask them to show papers." Roman…

Reviews

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Academy Award nominee tells a story that serves as a powerful example of faith and courage in the face of great evil

Black.White

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | Reality television show indulges in racial stereotypes

Bestselling books

By Robert Hellenga, John Lescroart, Robert B. Parker & Michael Connelly

Notable Books | Four bestselling hardback novels

Notebook

Missing out on the madness

Missing out on the madness

By John Dawson

Sports | CBS tried to borrow Dick Vitale to broadcast games in the NCAA Tournament, but ESPN refused

Conscience clears

Conscience clears

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | "Lesbian evangelist" wins ruling in California regional church court

Voices

Mailbag

The real threat This week Newsweek had a 10-page cover story on the worn-out issue of the vice president's accidental shooting of a hunting buddy, complete…

Treadmill clues

By Marvin Olasky

Irrefutable contentions about President Bush, Islam, and Africa

Rigamarole

Rigamarole

By Andrée Seu

If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, why bother?

Prophecy fulfilled

Prophecy fulfilled

By Joel Belz

Public education is crumbling because its mortar is disappearing

For the fun of it

For the fun of it

By Gene Edward Veith

Burning churches turns into a kick for young nihilists

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