Table of Contents

Cover Stories

'Warrior princess'

'Warrior princess'

by Jill Nelson

Cover Story Sidebar | Arab-Israeli reconciliation "possible," says Rice

Cover Stories

Making or breaking peace

Making or breaking peace

by Jill Nelson

Cover Story | The window of opportunity is made of glass, notes one Israeli leader, but U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is determined to find a Middle East…

In this issue: "Mission: Impossible?," Oct. 13, 2007

Features

Warming the bench

Warming the bench

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Second-string Democratic candidates don't mind waiting on the way to (maybe, maybe) winning

A shot across the bow

By Warren Cole Smith

Politics | Religious conservatives signal the GOP they may not wait for a pro-abortion candidate to win the nomination

Saffron struggle

Saffron struggle

By Priya Abraham

Burma | Junta crackdown continues to show despite information blackout

Orange and free

Orange and free

By Priya Abraham

Ukraine | Three years after revolution, Ukraine elections are declared free and fair-but the way forward is far from easy

Growing up Schaeffer

Growing up Schaeffer

By Warren Cole Smith

Religion | Crazy for God is a tell-all memoir in the best and worst sense

Home again

Home again

By Warren Cole Smith

Israel | A Palestinian Christian finds a way to be at peace in Jerusalem

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

New(t) ideas

New(t) ideas

By Cal Thomas

Gingrich and the politics of transformation

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Notebook

Welfare kings

Welfare kings

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Sports teams pay millions for talent but ask the public to pay millions for stadiums

The new, new deal

The new, new deal

By Timothy Lamer

Money | GM-UAW agreement signals an era of changing expectations

Christians targeted

Christians targeted

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Nigeria: Muslims kill nine, destroy homes and property

Columnists

Bicentennial project

Bicentennial project

By Joel Belz

There's still time to create William Wilberforce's "better hour"

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Respect the emotions

Respect the emotions

By Andrée Seu

In times of happiness, have no fear of overdoing it

Not so bright

Not so bright

By Gene Edward Veith

If atheists think they are bright while the rest of us are stupid, their opinion will probably alienate the public more than their views on God

Urban calling

Urban calling

By Marvin Olasky

Green Acres is not always the place for Christians to be

Culture

High Kingdom

High Kingdom

By Megan Basham

Movies | Action movie takes a serious look at Islamic terrorism

Disney treatment

Disney treatment

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Predictable Game Plan says much about its maker

Geek chic

Geek chic

By Megan Basham

Television | With Heroes, comic-book culture gains a prime-time hit

Noteworthy CDs

By Renata Artman Knific, Lori Sims, Metropolitan Brass Quartet, Christopher O'Riley, Trio Mediaeval, Birger Mistereggen & Ashley Wass

Notable CDs | Five noteworthy new or recent classical releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

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