Table of Contents

Cover Story

Let my people go

Let my people go

by Priya Abraham

Cover Story | The abolitionists' lament is older than William Wilberforce-whose anti-slavery campaign brought transatlantic slavery to an end 200 years ago this month-but…

In this issue: "'Into captivity they shall go'," Feb. 24, 2007

Features

Politics matter

By Russ Pulliam

Cover story | Wilberforce may have kept White House aide Jay Hein off the putting green

Slavery at your door

Slavery at your door

By Jamie Dean

Cover story | Human trafficking in the United States preys on often helpless victims in surprisingly bucolic settings

Doing good and helping the poor

Doing good and helping the poor

By Russ Pulliam

Cover story | Amazing Grace author Eric Metaxas uncovers the "rare and bright gem" that was William Wilberforce

Old City sparks

Old City sparks

By Jill Nelson

Middle East | Clashes over Jerusalem's holy sites won't cover rifts in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

Pork hunter

Pork hunter

By Becky Perry

Politics | Sen. Tom Coburn keeps up the lonely fight against congressional earmarks

Oscar madness

Oscar madness

By Megan Basham

Entertainment | With the Academy of Motion Pictures set to vote on this year's Oscars, odds are against the movies most moviegoers like

Dispatches

Quotables

Memorable things they said

The Buzz

The latest on the week's biggest stories

House divided

House divided

By Mindy Belz

Latest pact with North Korea shows dissension in Bush ranks

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Notebook

Plundering for fun

Plundering for fun

By Timothy Lamer

Money | The moral problem with gambling has as much to do with winning as with losing

Star power

Star power

By John Dawson

Sports | MVP Nash sits on the All-Star bench while and old and busted Shaq starts. What are the fans who vote thinking?

Columnists

Waiting for my refunds

Waiting for my refunds

By Joel Belz

And wishing that Uncle Sam made things a lot simpler

Joy in the battle

Joy in the battle

By John Piper

Abolition and the roots of public justice

Inside the tornado

Inside the tornado

By Marvin Olasky

Overwhelming damage, overwhelming grace

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Culture

A lover and a fighter

A lover and a fighter

By Priya Abraham

Movies | Amazing Grace shows Wilberforce as devout Christian and shrewd politician

City life

City life

By John Dawson

Television | The Wire offers a gruesome depiction of urban crime

Bestselling books

By Brigitte Gabriel, Jan Crawford Greenburg, Barack Obama & Michael B. Oren

Notable Books | Four nonfiction bestsellers

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