Table of Contents

Cover Story

Teach the controversy

Teach the controversy

by Mark Bergin

Cover Story | Two years after Intelligent Design advocates lost a key court battle, some biology classrooms and ID supporters are finding a balanced approach to evolution…

In this issue: "When the base cracks," July 21, 2007

Features

In the presence of my enemies

In the presence of my enemies

By Paul Chesser

Southeast Asia | Christians in Laos try to live in peace, but discover they must engage a hostile government

Cocaine central

Cocaine central

By Clint Rainey

Latin America | Corruption makes tiny Guatemala an enormous source of illicit drugs and a big headache for the Bush administration

Both/and

Both/and

By Mark Bergin

Religion | Seattle priest takes ecumenism to a new level: Give me a collar and a headscarf

Very fast food

Very fast food

By Marvin Olasky

New York Journal | Beyond dog-eat-dog politics, a new chompion emerges

Factoring Fred

Factoring Fred

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Conservatives are ready for a new candidate, but questions about Thompson arise

Darwin slayer

Darwin slayer

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Scientific discoveries on the foundations of life, argues MICHAEL BEHE in his new book, fatally strike the theory of random mutations

Dispatches

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

Great heart, great mind

By Edward E. Plowman

The finished race of Harold O.J. Brown

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Notebook

Unfocused families

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Changing attitudes about children could have major economic consequences

Deadly drugs

Deadly drugs

By Lynde Langdon

Medicine | Babies' deaths raise debate about fertility treatments

Columnists

Careless ambiguity

By Joel Belz

Ongoing lack of clarity on Iraq is hurting the president and the country

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Buck passing

Buck passing

By Andrée Seu

Rediscovered activist-author left a devilish legacy

Kill the children

Kill the children

By Marvin Olasky

How can we explain God's commands in a harsh world?

Culture

Noteworthy books

By Rick James, Kay Marshall Strom, Eric Metaxas & Darcey Steinke

Notable Books | Four books about Christianity reviewed by Susan Olasky

The plot thins

The plot thins

By John Dawson

Movies | The latest Harry Potter movie has flash and fans but less fireworks as a story

Prime battle

Prime battle

By John Dawson

Movies | Transformers works until it transforms itself

Issue Cover