Table of Contents

Cover Story

Into the arms of God

Into the arms of God

by Roberta Green Ahmanson, Julie Ryan and Cherise Ryan

Cover Story | Across the country there is reason to be thankful for good works that make it possible for people to walk away from drugs, gangs, death, discouragement, and .

In this issue: "Giving thanks," Nov. 24, 2007

Features

Bumped crop

By Jill Nelson

Israel | Jewish law in this sabbatical year has farmers looking not to lie fallow but to fight

Hot debate over free-speech 'chill'

Hot debate over free-speech 'chill'

By Richard N. Ostling

Religion | A record number of tax-exempt religious groups are falling under IRS election season scrutiny

Parting shot

Parting shot

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | How Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated liberalism

Dispatches

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

Notebook

The new robber barons

The new robber barons

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Study shows university presidents are getting rich quickly

Make a wishbone

Make a wishbone

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Thanksgiving and football go way back

Columnists

Gloomy outlook for vouchers

Gloomy outlook for vouchers

By Joel Belz

What didn't work in Utah probably won't make it elsewhere, either

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Missing Christ

Missing Christ

By Tony Woodlief

Sometimes He's easiest to find on the street

Thank vs. Thank You

Thank vs. Thank You

By Marvin Olasky

Gratitude directed toward God changes everything

Global Joe

By Janie B. Cheaney

Looking for another toy-based project to build on the success of last year's Transformers movie, Paramount Pictures has tapped G.I. Joe. Sort of.

Culture

Noteworthy CDs

By Richard Morris, Sabine Meyer, Oleg Maisenberg, Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin, The Choir of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church & Various Choirs

Notable CDs | Five noteworthy classical-music releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Slacker spy

Slacker spy

By Megan Basham

Television | Unlike other loveable losers, Chuck has an Everyman we can admire

Frozen out

Frozen out

By Meghan Keane

Movies | Kidman leaves Margot at the Wedding with a cold center

What about Bob?

What about Bob?

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Biopic explores the many faces and myths of Bob Dylan

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