Table of Contents

Cover Story

Reinventing Hillary

Reinventing Hillary

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | From Yale Law activist to faith-talking front-runner, the Democratic candidate meets challenges by mastering the makeover

In this issue: "Reinventing Hillary," Nov. 17, 2007

Features

Saved by faith?

Saved by faith?

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Key 2007 races hinge on beliefs of candidates and faith of voters

Tested by fire

Tested by fire

By Lynn Vincent

Disaster | How churches and relief groups are turning five pans of lasagna into truckloads of food and care for California victims

The silver age of freethought

The silver age of freethought

By Marvin Olasky

Religion | The devastating results of the "golden age of freethought" have made today's defenders of atheism, like Christopher Hitchens, grumpy

One-sided argument

One-sided argument

By Priya Abraham

National Security | Controversy over renditions focuses more on use of torture than a tool of justice

Not private now

Not private now

By Jamie Dean

Congress | Senate launches investigation of six mega-ministries with tax-exempt status

Re-remembering

Re-remembering

By Arsenio Orteza

Culture | A new classical release and Baylor artist Jeffrey Powers draws listeners back to "the greatest good that mortals know"

Ballet of the sidewalks

By Marvin Olasky

New York Journal | Jane Jacobs opened her eyes and the eyes of others to the complex order of cities

Talking Turkey

By Priya Abraham

Human Race | Mr. Erdogan comes to Washington and leaves with what he calls a major victory

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

Huckabee season

By Marvin Olasky

Campaign 2008 | A long-shot becomes a "for real" contender

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Looking for more than nothing

Looking for more than nothing

Culture | A trio of documentaries about Sudan tells one gripping story: tragedy while the world looks away

Gangster glory

Gangster glory

By Megan Basham

Movies | Ridley Scott film makes killer a symbol of black progress

Noteworthy books

By Joanna Swinney, Kirk H. Neely, John Baker & Roger Cross

Notable Books | Four Christian books that deal with suffering reviewed by Susan Olasky

North Pole cold

North Pole cold

By Megan Basham

Movies | Fred Claus chills an otherwise heartwarming premise

Adoption lite

Adoption lite

By Mark Hemingway

Movies | Martian Child says very little about real family sacrifice

Creepy things

Creepy things

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Web Extra: Bee Movie's ethnic metaphors sting

Notebook

Science fiction

Science fiction

By Mark Bergin

Science | A new PBS docudrama aims to discredit intelligent design

Voices

Two left feet

Two left feet

By Joel Belz

Campaign 2008 | It takes more than a few dance lessons to waltz with evangelicals

In your face

In your face

By Andrée Seu

Kind, happy, despairing, cruel, proud, liquid with decay or gleaming white?

Dictatorship or 'democracy'?

Dictatorship or 'democracy'?

By Marvin Olasky

Without freedom, either can be a recipe for more Islamic terrorism

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

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