Table of Contents

Cover Story

Huckabee's surge

Huckabee's surge

by Mindy Belz & Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | The campaign trailblazer from Hope, Ark., is former Baptist pastor Mike Huckabee, whose sudden rise in polls has shaken the GOP. But as Iowa caucuses…

In this issue: "Out from the shadows," Dec. 22, 2007

Features

Nation on trial

By Jill Nelson

Religion | Murder case shows Turkey has a long way to go in protecting minorities

Stealth Kyoto

By Mark Bergin

Environment | A national environmental group is quietly reshaping American policy on climate change-one gulible state at a time

After the horror

After the horror

By Lynn Vincent

Crime | Ministry, church seek healing in the wake of Colorado murders

Dispatches

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Reading Rudy

By Cal Thomas

Campaign 2008 | In interview, Giuliani makes a case for his candidacy

The Buzz

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

Notebook

Underclass act

Underclass act

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Heisman winner Tim Tebow seems as ready for fame as he is for blitzing linebackers

Columnists

The right questions

The right questions

By Joel Belz

Campaign 2008 | It's not bigotry for voters to take Mitt Romney's Mormonism into account

Nothing works

Nothing works

By Marvin Olasky

But don't sell the farm, because God works

Keeping it real

Keeping it real

By Andrée Seu

Want to achieve humility? Acknowledge reality

Salt recipe, part II

Salt recipe, part II

By Gene Edward Veith

When Christians are better educated than the non-Christians, Christians will become the major culture-shapers

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Culture

Bleak house

Bleak house

By Sam Thielman

Movies | A Burtonesque Sweeney Todd

Not so Golden

Not so Golden

By Megan Basham

Movies | Chris Weitzman's Compass charts a confusing course, but the enemy is clearly a religious one

Noteworthy CDs

By Randy Travis, Relient K, The Rat Pack, Jars of Clay & Various Performers

Notable CDs | Five new Christmas albums reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

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