Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Gone with the wind

Gone with the wind

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | Renewables like solar power and others can't fuel America's future. Say experts: Just do the math.

Cover Stories

In deep

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story Sidebar | U.S. officials had the option of help from Dutch cleanup experts, but refused

Cover Stories

No dumping

No dumping

by Emily Belz

Cover Story Sidebar | Nuclear energy may be necessary, but where to put all those radioactive leftovers?

In this issue: "Tilting at turbines," July 17, 2010

Features

Speaking out

Speaking out

By Edward Lee Pitts

Military | Ask retired chaplains, and they'll tell you that ending the military's ban on open homosexuals would have a devastating effect not only on the military but on…

Smelting pot

Smelting pot

By Mindy Belz

Religion | Historic auto capital heats up over Christian evangelists arrested during predominantly Muslim festival

Let the voting begin

By Marvin Olasky

2010 Hope Awards | Once you've read and watched, please vote-one vote per person-for the ministry you think best embodies effective compassion

A rock in a hard place

A rock in a hard place

By Daniel Olasky

2010 Hope Awards | In a neighborhood filled with hopelessness, Rock Ministries provides consistency, family, and more

Building bridges

Building bridges

By Daniel Olasky

2010 Hope Awards | New York program uses the power of mentoring to reach fatherless youth

Sharing a vision

Sharing a vision

By Daniel Olasky

2010 Hope Awards | Straight Ahead Ministries takes the toughest gang members and shows them the possibility of a new life

Dispatches

Supreme confidence

Supreme confidence

By Emily Belz

With a solidly Democratic Senate, Elena Kagan was at ease in her confirmation hearings

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Southern Hemisphere eclipse 2010's only total solar eclipse may not compare to 2009's eclipse in terms of duration. But sky watchers will need to make their…

Homeless no more

Homeless no more

By The Editors

Mosab Hassan Yousef finds a home in the U.S.

Viewpoint discrimination

Viewpoint discrimination

By Emily Belz

High court goes against on-campus Christian group

Enough firsts already

Enough firsts already

By Jamie Dean

Haitians are ready to get on with cleanup

Heart enough to look back

Heart enough to look back

By Mindy Belz

Manute Bol, 1962-2010

Human Race

By The Editors

Died Robert C. Byrd, the longest serving member of the U.S. Senate, died June 28 at age 92. A Democrat, Byrd represented West Virginia for 51 years in the…

Quotables

By The Editors

"No one will know until this is actually in place how it works." Senate banking committee chair Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., on the financial regulatory bill he…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Age old question There's no way to confirm it, but Indonesian officials say they may have discovered a woman who is still alive at age 157. The woman, a South…

Notebook

Late payers

Late payers

By Joseph Slife

Money | A growing number of banks are missing their TARP deadlines

Champay Pentecostal Holiness Church

Champay Pentecostal Holiness Church

By The Editors

Houses of God | Cambodia

Death in the water

Death in the water

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Study shows that arsenic in the drinking water is killing Bangladeshis

A new travel agent

A new travel agent

By Alissa Wilkinson

Technology | Website organizes unwieldy trip information

Foreign relations

Foreign relations

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle | Hosting an exchange student has its benefits, but it requires a lot of flexibility

Whirled cup

Whirled cup

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Soccer's defending world champions never looked the part in South Africa

Culture

Dangerous waves

Dangerous waves

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | Our culture, says surfer/philosopher Peter Kreeft, has created women with terribly low expectations and new Victorians who will make moral judgments about…

Notable books

Notable Books | Four new novels reviewed by Susan Olasky

Religious studies

Religious studies

By Marvin Olasky

Books | One book analyzes political correctness, another displays it, and others move beyond it

Don't blame Tom

Don't blame Tom

By Megan Basham

Movies | Cruise's character is not the main reason Knight and Day is a disappointment

The Duel

The Duel

By Sam Thielman

Movies | Dover Koshashvili's The Duel is a slow burn. He films Anton Chekhov's celebrated short story with such grace that we never notice him ratcheting up the tension.

Grown ups

Grown ups

By Alicia M. Cohn

Movies | Fans of Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob Schneider, and Kevin James are getting older. Grown Ups (rated PG-13) attempts to reflect the inevitability of…

Eclipse

Eclipse

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Wondering where all the teen girls are this weekend? Look no further. The third installment of the Twilight Saga, Eclipse , hit theaters on June 30. The film…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of June 25-27, according to Box Office Mojo

Talented robot

Talented robot

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Miley Cyrus' behavior cannot hide the fact that her new CD is boring

Notable CDs

By Extreme, Jason & the Scorchers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers & Steve Winwood

Notable CDs | Five new releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Columnists

Let's admit who we are

Let's admit who we are

By Marvin Olasky

I'm on the right; Jim Wallis should be willing to say he's on the left

Higher culling

Higher culling

By Andrée Seu

We are in no position to judge God's infinitely complex ecosystem

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

The biggest crisis of all

The biggest crisis of all

By Joel Belz

Filmmaker captures the anguish of parents who desperately want charter schools

This important war

This important war

By Mindy Belz

In Afghanistan it includes a war on Christians

To breed or not to breed?

To breed or not to breed?

By Janie B. Cheaney

Princeton's notorious Peter Singer turns his sights on human reproduction

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