Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Return of the Lion

Return of the Lion

by Megan Basham

Cover Story | With Prince Caspian, Chronicles of Narnia film creators make bold departures from a beloved story: "This one is about losing faith and regaining it"

Cover Stories

To Narnia and the North!

To Narnia and the North!

by Melanie M. Jeschke

Cover Story Sidebar | Remembering the haunts that haunt C.S. Lewis' books

In this issue: "Return of the Lion," May 17, 2008

Features

Raising the bar?

Raising the bar?

By Mark Bergin

Education | Stories of an anti-Christian purge at Baylor may not explain the Baptist university's sudden spike in tenure denials

'Green shackles'

'Green shackles'

By Mark Bergin

Environment | A charismatic skeptic of global warming is out to expose the new shade of tyranny

Mobile blessings

Mobile blessings

By Anita K. Palmer

Ministry | The gift of transport breaks down cultural and political barriers

Gift of a lifetime

Gift of a lifetime

By Alisa Harris

Health | May has brought not only Mother's Day but the National Marrow Donor Program's "Thanks Mom" donor drive-and Diane Pearl is celebrating an answer to yet another…

Would you forgive this man?

Would you forgive this man?

By Marvin Olasky

Cambodia | The Khmer Rouge finally faces trial for its killing fields, with one leader, Comrade Duch, confessing both conversion and murder: "We killed them like…

Five little financial mistakes

Five little financial mistakes

By David Bahnsen

Personal Finance | Left unfixed, they are anything but small

'An unstable way to live'

'An unstable way to live'

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | A former nun takes by storm the life of a Hollywood screenwriter

Big money

Big money

By Rusty Leonard and Warren Cole Smith

Charity | Giving while you're living so you're knowing where it's going

Blowing the roof off

Blowing the roof off

Disaster | Myanmar's devastating cyclone may open a closed country to outsiders as never before

Looking ahead

Looking ahead

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

Human Race

Human Race | DIED: R. Laird Harris, a translator of the New International Version Bible and a founding faculty member of Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, died…

Marriage of convenience

Marriage of convenience

By Jamie Dean

Justice | The United States is at times finding the International Criminal Court useful and worthy of support, but it still hasn't fallen in love with the UN body

Sentence served

Sentence served

By Zoe Sandvig

Crime | Once prisoners are freed, who helps them get back on their feet? How much longer should they pay?

Borderline voters

Borderline voters

By Jamie Dean

Politics | GOP rhetoric on immigration may be turning Hispanics away from a Republican Party that they had recently begun to embrace

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

Endgame

Endgame

By Jamie Dean

Campaign 2008 | Super delegates are poised to make Obama's victory sure

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Stark choices

Stark choices

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Iron Man presents a superhero in search of redemption

Sly project

Sly project

By Meghan Keane

Movies | An unlikely friendship propels satirical plot

Taking the cake

Taking the cake

By Alissa Wilkinson

Movies | Made of Honor high jinx runs away with its title

Family secrets

Family secrets

By Marvin Olasky

Television | Story of a search for truth is wonderfully moving

Thinking and feeling

Thinking and feeling

By Marvin Olasky

Books | A conservatism that can state a comeback will have to do both

Notable books

By Aryn Kyle, Marisa de los Santos, R.N. Morris & Karen Joy Fowler

Notable Books | Four books for summer reading reviewed by Susan Olasky

Building the skyscraper down

Building the skyscraper down

By Marvin Olasky

Books | The search for happiness, says author and researcher Arthur C. Brooks, often starts in the wrong place

Time softens

Time softens

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | The Clash revolution looks positively tame in retrospect

Notable CDs

By The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Post-Classical Ensemble, The Dowland Project/John Potter & Yale Schola Cantorum, Yale Collegium Players

Notable CDs | Four new or recent classical CDs reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

The dark side of Narnia

The dark side of Narnia

By Megan Basham

Movies | Adamson's latest chronicle captures the high-stakes battle for Aslan's kingdom

Notebook

Female feline

Female feline

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Mexican golfer Lorena Ochoa has already captured LPGA player of the year honors twice

Voices

Don't blame racism

Don't blame racism

By Joel Belz

Campaign 2008 | Obama's recent setbacks are of his own making

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

'Issues' no longer

By Gene Edward Veith

Cancellation of LCMS radio show raises ruckus

Diminished returns

Diminished returns

By Janie B. Cheaney

College may not be worth the money for many students

Counter-culture

Counter-culture

By Timothy Larsen

Furor over a Wheaton professor's divorce and resignation

Blood that speaks

Blood that speaks

By Mindy Belz

Remembering Matthew Phillip Wallace and company

The Harvard affair

The Harvard affair

By Andrée Seu

A colonial-era controversy offers lessons on the road to secularism

Mad missions

Mad missions

By Marvin Olasky

Avoiding the soft despotism that emphasizes personal security

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