Table of Contents

Cover Story

Frontline dispatches

Frontline dispatches

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | WORLD's 10th Daniel of the Year represents all those fighting an evil empire

In this issue: "Daniel of the Year," Dec. 15, 2007

Features

The good pol

The good pol

By Lynn Vincent

Human Race | Friends remember Henry Hyde as a conservative leader willing to take unpopular stands

Smoking gun

Smoking gun

By Mark Bergin

Education | Iowa State denied tenure to an ID-supporting scientist and then tried to cover up why

Land wars

Land wars

By Alisa Harris

Religion | The Supreme Court may need to decide whether a federal law designed to protect religious freedom will do so

Air assault

Air assault

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Candidates are about to unleash a slew of negative ads, but is that really all bad?

Where they stand

Where they stand

By Richard Ostling

Stem cells | Breakthrough entrenches religious divide

Limited impact?

Limited impact?

By Mindy Belz

Religion | Both sides celebrate Prison Fellowship ruling

Dispatches

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Romney's problem

Romney's problem

By Marvin Olasky

Voters have a right to question his sincere beliefs

The Buzz

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

Reviews

Noteworthy books

By Kay Warren, Gary Thomas, Alister McGrath & Leland and Philip Ryken

Notable Books | Four notable books reviewed by Susan Olasky

The blink of an eye

The blink of an eye

By Meghan Keane

Movies | Diving Bell is a loving portrait of an amazing writer

Beyond the strife

Beyond the strife

By Priya Abraham

Movies | The Kite Runner offers a new and refreshing look at ordinary family life in Afghanistan

Notebook

Out of balance

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Senate hearing highlights the risk of carrying credit-card debt

Voices

Time for a proven hero

Time for a proven hero

By Joel Belz

Campaign 2008 | Here's a scenario that could shake up presidential politics

Letters to God

By Andrée Seu

Cluelessness never stopped the clay advising the potter

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

The old new thing

The old new thing

By Marvin Olasky

On Christmas (and every day), celebrate grace

Issue Cover