Table of Contents

Cover Story

States' rights

States' rights

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Absent congressional action on immigration, local governments are risking lawsuits and protests to act against illegals. For border states like Arizona, where…

In this issue: "States' rights," Oct. 27, 2007

Features

Right man, wrong religion?

Right man, wrong religion?

By Jamie Dean

Politics | A prominent evangelical endorses Mitt Romney in spite of his Mormonism

Campus cleansing

Campus cleansing

By Mark Bergin

Education | A conservative Christian is banished from a university's supposed marketplace of ideas

Opiate of the gilded

By Marvin Olasky

New York Journal | Did Henry Clay Frick seek peace and happiness through art?

New battlefront

New battlefront

By Jill Nelson

Turkey | Turkey's parliament authorizes military into northern Iraq to oust rebels

Faith-based voters

Faith-based voters

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Author and Democrat Bruce Ledewitz on the coming American Religious Democracy

Year of the dragon

Year of the dragon

By Priya Abraham

Sports | A small but competitive group of Americans falls in love with the ancient Chinese sport of dragon boat racing

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

The same God?

The same God?

By Cal Thomas

President Bush is wrong about Islam

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Noteworthy CDs

By Robert Plant/Alison Krauss, The Sadies, Doug Sahm, Linda Thompson & Frankie Valli

Notable CDs | Five noteworthy new releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Real commitment

Real commitment

By Jenny Kraemer

Movies | Tyler Perry film takes marriage, and its audience, seriously

Across the '60s

Across the '60s

By Priya Abraham

Movies | Beatles tribute feels like a glorified parlor game

Truth to power

Truth to power

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Conscience fights quest for self-preservation in Michael Clayton

Notebook

Friday night blight

Friday night blight

By Mark Bergin

Sports | High-school football increasingly borrows from the worst of the pro-game playbook

Trading up

By Timothy Lamer

Money | The much-maligned global economy is quietly raising living standards for the poor

Voices

Our 2 cents' worth

Our 2 cents' worth

By Joel Belz

Statistics on giving to missions leave much room for improvement

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

The hole in her universe

The hole in her universe

By John Piper

On the anniversary of Ayn Rand's classic, some lessons on God and values

Luther vs. Lenin

Luther vs. Lenin

By Marvin Olasky

Upcoming anniversaries display two distinct ways to bring about change

An 'F' in history

By Janie B. Cheaney

Research group says higher education does a lousy job of training citizens

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