Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Declaration of war

Declaration of war

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story Sidebar | Son of Hamas author Mosab Yousef wants to create a 'movement' in the Middle East

Cover Stories

What do Palestinians want?

What do Palestinians want?

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Already a new peace process has broken down over land disputes and a U.S.-Israeli 'crisis.' In America the evangelical community emphasizes what Israel wants.

In this issue: "O Jerusalem," April 10, 2010

Features

The end of the beginning

The end of the beginning

By Edward Lee Pitts

Healthcare | The narrow, highly partisan passage of a massive healthcare overhaul gives life to a movement to 'repeal and replace' the law, but it is a process that would…

Boiling point

Boiling point

By Jamie Dean

Nigeria | Nigeria's 'Middle Belt,' where Christian South meets Muslim North, is where Islamist violence is brutally coming to the surface

Orphaned work

Orphaned work

By Alisa Harris

Morocco | The expulsion of Christian workers in Morocco has questionable causes but certain results

Office politics

Office politics

By Emily Belz

Government | A longtime vacancy in the State Department reflects low priority given to international religious freedom

The other Washington

The other Washington

By Jill Lacey

Charity | Most of the news from the Capitol and the White House over the past year has been about government expansion measured in the billions or trillions. And yet, a…

Hoarders beware

Hoarders beware

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Critics say an upcoming manual for psychiatrists suffers from overdiagnosis disorder

Diamonds in the Shadowlands

By Marvin Olasky

Spring Training | As a new baseball season begins, a personal reflection of the past 50

Recession botox

Recession botox

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | A down economy affects cosmetic surgery, but Americans still spend billions

The status trap

The status trap

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Researchers say rising incomes have led to more worries about keeping up

Houses of God

Houses of God

Houses of God | St. Mark's Parish Church, Newtownards, U.K.

False positive

False positive

By Jamie Dean

Sudan | A war-torn nation is finally having an election, but experts say it may not be as good a sign as it seems to be

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

High crimes

High crimes

By Timothy Lamer

Religion | Sex abuse scandal rocks Catholics in Europe

Human Race

By The Editors

Human Race | CONFIRMING: The Episcopal Church is set to ordain on May 15 Mary Glasspool, a partnered lesbian who will become the first openly gay bishop since New…

'Torah of liberalism'

'Torah of liberalism'

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | Neo-con pioneer Norman Podhoretz explains why Jews are liberal

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

Public links

Public links

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Woods' toughest tests at Augusta won't come from Amen Corner

Columnists

It takes money

It takes money

By Joel Belz

And we don't have enough to pay for grand healthcare ideas

No one was saved

No one was saved

By Matt Ristuccia

It was 40 years ago today that the Beatles' 'utopia' officially fell apart

Start-up or upstart?

Start-up or upstart?

By Mindy Belz

Israel has a record of success on which to now build peace

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

'Going on its own'

'Going on its own'

By Andrée Seu

A journalist's chronicle of the Welsh revival

Age of miracles

Age of miracles

By Janie B. Cheaney

The toppling of idols that began in the Old Testament continues today

Beck vs. Wallis

Beck vs. Wallis

By Marvin Olasky

Understanding a high-profile fight about 'social justice'

Culture

Dragon hearts

Dragon hearts

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Beautiful new animated film is good for a lot of laughs and a father-son saga

Trying to be cool

Trying to be cool

By Alicia M. Cohn

Movies | Wimpy Kid has a nice twist on a movie cliché

Growing pains

Growing pains

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Watching Greenberg 's Roger mature is difficult but rewarding

Borrowed time

Borrowed time

By Megan Basham

Movies | Despite Butler and Aniston, Bounty Hunter falls flat

Solidity lost

Solidity lost

By Marvin Olasky

Books | The religious veneer of the 1950s was not enough to hold back the 1960s

Notable books

Notable Books | Nonfiction books from Christian publishers reviewed by Susan Olasky

Following directions

Following directions

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Walter Jr. mixes Scripture and music into a powerful CD

Notable CDs

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

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