Table of Contents

Cover Story

Unify and conquer

Unify and conquer

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | A new phase of the presidential campaign means an entirely new game plan for Democratic hopeful Barack Obama

In this issue: "Unify and conquer," June 14, 2008

Features

Turning back the clock

Turning back the clock

By Marvin Olasky

Political Analysis | An Obama victory, if coupled with big Democratic wins in Congress, could take the country back to 1933

Trial of the century

Trial of the century

By Lynn Vincent

Military | As procedures against 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-conspirators begin this month, military commissions used throughout U.S. history also…

Parasite purge

Parasite purge

By Jill Nelson

Health | Aid groups are launching an all-out effort against a plague of intestinal worms in poor countries around the world

Helping the helpers

Helping the helpers

By Zoe Sandvig

Disaster relief | FEMA officials are finding ways to get rid of the red tape and work with faith-based groups during emergencies

New day for Cuba?

New day for Cuba?

By Laura Morton

Photo essay | Small but profound changes mark first post-Fidel months

Most get it

Most get it

By Mark Bergin

Environment | A new stewardship campaign paints evangelicals a lighter shade of green

The march of art

The march of art

By Marvin Olasky

New York Journal | Fashionable art sometimes turns out to be art for the people, too

Casting spellers

Casting spellers

By Mark Bergin

Education | Homeschoolers hope success in the National Spelling Bee changes attitudes

Investing with virtue

Investing with virtue

By David Bahnsen

Personal Finance | How to be in the world but not of it as we grow our money

Giving the Word

Giving the Word

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | What should you do with old or damaged Bibles you no longer need?

Communities that give

Communities that give

By Rusty Leonard and Warren Cole Smith

Charity | Study attempts to identify factors that make some communities more generous than others

Houses of God

Houses of God

Houses of God | Potter's Church after being hit by a tornado southeast of Douglas, Okla., May 2008

Politics of fraud

Politics of fraud

By Cal Thomas

Campaign 2008 | Kanjorski admission shows Democrats lied about the war

Looking ahead

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

Human Race

Human Race | BORN: The family of Martin Luther King Jr. announced the birth of the late civil-rights leader's first grandchild May 25. Yolanda Renee King, the new daughter…

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

Need-to-know news

Problems at the top?

By Rusty Leonard and Warren Cole Smith

Renowned Bible charity investigates its leader

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Summer views

By Megan Basham

Video | Movies for home viewing that will please both children and adults

Baghdad of old

Baghdad of old

By Sam Thielman

Video | New DVD edition of classic film recalls its forgotten virtues

Looking for love

Looking for love

By Meghan Keane

Movies | Sex and the City girls find stability they seem to have longed for

Wrath of a khan

Wrath of a khan

By Alissa Wilkinson

Movies | Bloody Mongol nonetheless humanizes its subjects

Defending the story

Defending the story

By Marvin Olasky

Books | N.T. Wright makes a compelling case for the authenticity of the Gospels

Notable books

By Gordon Campbell, Nevada Barr, Leif Enger & Jill Kargman

Notable Books | Four noteworthy novels reviewed by Susan Olasky

Showing your flag

Showing your flag

By Marvin Olasky

Books | We're in for a long war against Islamic terrorists, says John Wohlstetter, with anger over the war in Iraq and the end of Europe raising the battle stakes

Beached boy

Beached boy

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Desperation pervades Dennis Wilson's Pacific Ocean Blue

Notable CDs

By Guy Few & Nadina Mackie Jackson, Joshua Pierce, Christa Rakich, Alice Robbins, Wendy Rolfe, Dana Maiben & J.A.C. Redford

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

Notebook

Brain surgery

Brain surgery

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Health care in the Inca empire probably wasn't anything to envy

Clean racer

Clean racer

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Sprinter Allyson Felix wants more than gold this summer

Voices

Less is more

Less is more

By Joel Belz

Campaign 2008 | The best thing about federal efforts in education is that they fail

May October come early

May October come early

By Mindy Belz

And may it bring a real and lasting surprise

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Doing what you love

Doing what you love

By Andrée Seu

Find work you enjoy and "feel His pleasure"

Going without a compass

Going without a compass

By Janie B. Cheaney

It's not about where you go but Who you know

War games

War games

By Gene Edward Veith

Narnia film plays down Lewis' culture conflict

Obama's test

Obama's test

By Marvin Olasky

Campaign 2008 | Support for a moderate pro-life measure would give him a big boost

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