Table of Contents

Cover Story

Baseball as it should be

Baseball as it should be

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Despite all the bad news, some Christian Cardinals-particularly David Eckstein-take flight

In this issue: "All heart," July 14, 2007

Features

Trading down

Trading down

By Priya Abraham

International | As a deal with Korea faces an uphill battle, Bush loses a key trade tool

Taking it to the streets

Taking it to the streets

By Marvin Olasky

New York Journal | With a combination of in-your-face power and festive celebration, homosexual paraders put their cause on display

Where they stand

Where they stand

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Denominations deal with divisive issues at their summer conventions

Plan B

Plan B

By Mark Bergin

Immigration | Immigration reform is dead, but a long-term decline in immigration is likely anyway

Tied to Tiller?

Tied to Tiller?

By Timothy Lamer

Human Race | Kansas abortionist faces charges

Unhealthy debate

Unhealthy debate

By Lynn Vincent

Politics | Half-truths and whole falsehoods cloud discussion of Bush's surgeon general nominee

Evangelical eggshells

Evangelical eggshells

By Jamie Dean

Campaign '08 | Giuliani wins over Regent audience by avoiding the "A" word

Dispatches

THe Buzz

THe Buzz

Need-to-know news

Goodwill hunting

Goodwill hunting

By Cal Thomas

How about more gestures from the Palestinians?

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Faulty diagnosis

Faulty diagnosis

By John Dawson

Movies | Sicko raises interesting questions but dodges honest answers

Rats to riches

Rats to riches

By Priya Abraham

Movies | Pixar puts together a good summer recipe for Ratatouille

Noteworthy CDs

By Chanticleer, Sinead O'Connor, Mark Padmore, Parthenia/Alexandra Montano & Robin Williamson

Notable CDs | Five spiritually noteworthy new releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Notebook

Blazing a new trail

Blazing a new trail

By John Dawson

Sports | Portland uses draft, trades for an image makeover

Voices

A threat or a challenge?

A threat or a challenge?

By Joel Belz

Seeking your stamp of approval on a plan to make WORLD even better

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Security counsel

Security counsel

By Andrée Seu

"Shall we not take the adventure that Aslan hands us?"

Conformists

By Gene Edward Veith

Some pundits were stunned to hear God-talk coming from Democrats

Romantic realism

Romantic realism

By Marvin Olasky

Heading to New York City in pursuit of oxymorons

Issue Cover