Table of Contents

Cover Story

Commanding the waves to recede

Commanding the waves to recede

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Will the Obama housing plan become a classic case of false compassion that leads to more bureaucracy and more despair?

In this issue: "Ghost streets," Feb. 27, 2010

Features

Human Race

By The Editors

Human Race | WAITING: A Vermont judge gave Virginia mother Lisa Miller 30 days to appear in court with her 7-year-old biological daughter, Isabella, or else face arrest…

Liberating grace

Liberating grace

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | Black theology gets the remedy wrong, says author Anthony Bradley, because it misdiagnoses the problem

Tea & trumpets

Tea & trumpets

By Edward Lee Pitts

Politics | The nation's first Tea Party convention is agitated, but is it politically agile?

Stress management

Stress management

By Jamie Dean

Haiti | Helping Haitians recover takes zeal-with wisdom

Homegrown controversy

Homegrown controversy

By Jamie Dean

Uganda | Ugandan church leaders take responsibility for anti-homosexuality law

Turning out the lights

Turning out the lights

By Edward Lee Pitts

Iraq | The soldiers of the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment prepare for their second, but likely the U.S. military's last, deployment to Iraq

Empty house

Empty house

By Emily Belz

Politics | Hillary Clinton hails opening of adoption home that didn't take off

Taking charge

Taking charge

By Mindy Belz

Haiti | In quake aftermath, build new cities, says Haitian ambassador (and Bible translator) Raymond Joseph

Other-worldly pursuit

Other-worldly pursuit

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Is there life beyond our galaxy? Aided by new technology, the search for exoplanets is on

Desperate for dollars

Desperate for dollars

By Emily Belz

Politics | Capitalizing on activist's arrest, ACORN seeks to rebuild its image and its funding

Beware progress

Beware progress

By Mark Durie

Religion | Unlike medieval Christianity, a reformation is not what Islam needs

A woman's turn

A woman's turn

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | Wafa Sultan finds it harder to prick the American than the Arab mind on the problems with Islam

Houses of God

Houses of God

By The Editors

Houses of God | Grand-Goave, Haiti: People walk past a collapsed church in Grand-Goave, a Haitian fishing village, on Jan. 31, 2010. (Interior of the church shown at left.)

Looking up

Looking up

By Mindy Belz

Afghanistan | Signs of the unexpected are surfacing at the front

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

Giving away control

Giving away control

By Rusty Leonard

Charity | Some business owners are turning their companies over to Christian charity

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

By The Editors

Need-to-know news

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Oddball occurences

Quotables

By The Editors

Memorable things they said

Notebook

Holy hitter

Holy hitter

By Scott Lamb & Tim Ellsworth

Sports | Albert Pujols loves baseball - and Jesus

Columnists

Total recalls

Total recalls

By Joel Belz

Let's go for the guys who are really doing damage

No nukes

No nukes

By Richard Land

Time to go 'the next step' with Iran

Powerful words

Powerful words

By Andrée Seu

Blessings and curses are more than decorations of speech

Fearfully and wonderfully made

Fearfully and wonderfully made

By Marvin Olasky

That includes the preborn, the apparently vegetative, and the spiritually unconscious

The wilderness of Zinn

The wilderness of Zinn

By Janie B. Cheaney

The late historian and ideologue overlooked basics of human nature

Phony concoctions

Phony concoctions

By Mindy Belz

Blair protesters have questions to answer, too

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

Culture

Mystery island

Mystery island

By Megan Basham

Television | Biblical connections and questing expand with final season of Lost

Dangerous liaison

Dangerous liaison

By Sam Thielman

Movies | An Education teaches us to look beyond charm

Moving on up

Moving on up

By Marvin Olasky

Theater | Play pokes gentle fun at the 19th-century British class system

Of gods and men

Of gods and men

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Percy Jackson is a fun blend of modern day and ancient myth

Eager to appease

Eager to appease

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Authors challenge failures to confront Nazi evil in the past and jihadist evil in the present

Notable books

Notable Books | Four works of fiction reviewed by Susan Olasky

Still hangin' round

Still hangin' round

By Warren Cole Smith

Music | Michael Martin Murphey is going strong nearly 50 years on

Notable CDs

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

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