Table of Contents

Cover Story

Peru: poco a poco

Peru: poco a poco

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Lima, at 9 million people one of the 10 largest cities in the Americas, is economically stratified but not stagnant. Here are snapshots of progress in the…

In this issue: "Fighting poverty," March 13, 2010

Features

Human Race

By The Editors

Human Race | APPOINTED: Baylor University tapped Kenneth Starr, 63, to serve as the Baptist school's 14th president. Starr, who is widely recognized for his role as…

First guns, then ballots

First guns, then ballots

By Mindy Belz

Iraq | Militants in Mosul target Christians in pre-election shootings

Hardest hit

Hardest hit

By Jamie Dean

Haiti | With nearly half a million orphaned children before the quake, Haiti's challenge to parent them just got bigger

Winter royalty

Winter royalty

By The Editors

Olympics | With millions watching, the Vancouver games delivered thrilling victories, touching moments, and public redemption for an Olympic veteran

More than 'no'?

More than 'no'?

By Edward Lee Pitts

Politics | Republicans are united in opposition to President Obama's healthcare agenda, but voters want to hear more about their alternatives

Center pieces

Center pieces

By Emily Belz

Congress | Moderates are retiring, but that doesn't necessarily mean a more polarized politics

Survivor

Survivor

By Emily Belz

Disease | Adm. Tim Ziemer has come through war, tragedy, and political upheaval-to do battle with the mosquito

Goodluck charms

Goodluck charms

By Jamie Dean

Nigeria | Acting president of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan displays humility where power rules

Hospital emergency

Hospital emergency

By Alisa Harris

Healthcare | The nation's nonprofit hospitals are facing high costs and big debts, but help from Washington may compromise their mission

Somebody has to pay

Somebody has to pay

By Timothy Lamer

Money | The Greek debt crisis has no easy solution

Iran's panic attack

Iran's panic attack

By Mindy Belz

Iran | Internal opposition is doing what diplomats cannot

Houses of God

Houses of God

By The Editors

Houses of God | Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg, Germany: Construction of the church began in 1398 and continued in stages for many decades. Beginning in 1706, a…

Higher profiles

Higher profiles

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | Users of Google Buzz and Facebook may be surprised at how public their information is

Endings and beginnings

Endings and beginnings

By Mindy Belz

Religion | Controversial archbishop of Nigeria Peter Akinola steps down with purpose

Under orders

Under orders

By Alisa Harris

Military | Ignoring conscience objections and taxpayer protection, the administration forces military bases to carry Plan B

Discerning eyes

Discerning eyes

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | Beauty and stories are important to God, says screenwriter Brian Godawa, and that's why Christians should not ignore movies

Boiling over

Boiling over

By Daniel James Devine

Environment | Climate-gate, IPCC errors prompt a reconsideration of global warming policy

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

Dispatches

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Oddball occurences

Quotables

Quotables

By The Editors

Memorable things they said

The Buzz

The Buzz

By The Editors

Need-to-know news

Notebook

Boarded up

Boarded up

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Olympian Lindsey Jacobellis downplays her disappointment to her own detriment

Columnists

A better path

A better path

By Marvin Olasky

'Property' is not the enemy but the friend of the poor

Plea from the past

Plea from the past

By Joe Loconte

A call for spiritual strength in 1940 offers a lesson for today's appeasers

Cue the comedians

Cue the comedians

By Mindy Belz

But for those who know repentance, Tiger Woods' saga resonates

What's in a name?

What's in a name?

By Andrée Seu

Let's care more about Jesus than our brand's market share

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

The tower of Google

The tower of Google

By Janie B. Cheaney

Has the digital empire's reach exceeded its remedy?

Nothing matters more

Nothing matters more

By Joel Belz

An interview with Wheaton College's new president

Culture

Director's cut

Director's cut

By Megan Basham

Movies | Roman Polanski doesn't catch how his latest film indicts him

Sign of the times

Sign of the times

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Film uses a simmering small town to highlight a national struggle

Cheap tricks

Cheap tricks

By Megan Basham

Movies | Shutter Island 's script does not measure up to its director

Looking back

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Catching up on high-quality books about politics, faith, and culture

Notable books

Notable Books | Four recent books from Christian publishers reviewed by Susan Olasky

Lil purpose

Lil purpose

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Latest CDs from Lil Wayne and Ke$ha will likely leave a bitter aftertaste

Notable CDs

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

Competing loyalties

Competing loyalties

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Violent police drama sets cops against each other, themselves

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