Table of Contents

Cover Story

The pastor populist

The pastor populist

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Southern governor + folksy flare + ability to connect = proven presidential prospect. Mike Huckabee puts a new twist on an old formula

In this issue: "Marathon man," Feb. 17, 2007

Features

Surge protection

Surge protection

By Jamie Dean

Iraq | A new commander and thousands of new U.S. troops begin one of the most critical operations of the war

Forgive us their trespass

Forgive us their trespass

By Mark Bergin

China | Western evangelicals are plotting an apology to China for 150-year-old imperialist abuses. Critics wonder, how do you make up for the past?

Cooling trend

Cooling trend

By Becky Perry

Environment | Global warming's the hot topic, but one climate scientist exposes dissension in the expert ranks. "We wonder if we've oversold the science"

He sent, she sent

He sent, she sent

By Lynn Vincent

Military | Boys will be boys-and girls, girls-even in supporting U.S. troops

Family man

Family man

By Priya Abraham

Abortion | At the United Nations, resident thorn-in-the-flesh Austin Ruse makes enemies by promoting pro-life values

Salt Lake salvo

Salt Lake salvo

By Mark Bergin

Education | Utah's surprise victory for school choice could ignite the voucher movement

'Intentional ministry'

By John Dawson & Mindy Belz

Human Race | Tim Walberg makes the transition from the pulpit to politics

Dispatches

Quotables

Memorable things they said

The Buzz

The latest on the week's biggest stories

'Skimpy' trillions

'Skimpy' trillions

By Cal Thomas

Democrats oppose Bush budget for all the wrong reasons

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Notebook

No pain, no gain

No pain, no gain

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Worldwide Anglicans, facing split, prepare for key meeting that's all about losing

Foot in the door

Foot in the door

By John Dawson

Sports | Super Bowl XLI is a triumph of pro football's Rooney Rule

Columnists

Judgment calls

Judgment calls

By Joel Belz

Who are we to judge? It depends on whose truth is being challenged

Miracle worker

Miracle worker

By Andrée Seu

The primary cause of ordinary events sometimes causes the extraordinary

Today's Wilberforces

Today's Wilberforces

By Marvin Olasky

Churches can make sacrifices to help those fighting the world's slaveries

Faith of the father

By Janie B. Cheaney

Presidents Day celebrates the birthdays of two-thirds of the American trinity of sorts

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Culture

Best-selling CDs

By Guns N' Roses, Rascal Flatts, Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, Dane Cook & tobyMac

Notable CDs | Five bestselling catalog albums according to Billboard

Say it ain't so

Say it ain't so

By Megan Basham

Movies | Keaton's romantic comedy gives new meaning to retro

Bridge building

Bridge building

By John Dawson

Movies | Fantasy-laced tragedy demands parental guidance

The new deal

The new deal

By Harrison Scott Key

Television | Game shows' aging format finds new life in Deal or No Deal

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