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Cover Stories

More than money

More than money

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | WORLD's 2010 Book of the Year makes a ­compelling case that the clash ­between free ­enterprise and socialism is a moral battle

Cover Stories

Honorable mentions

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story Sidebar | Here are 30 other recommended nonfiction books from the past year

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If we lose the battle

If we lose the battle

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story Sidebar | Our runner-up for book of the year was written by Eric Metaxas

In this issue: "2010 Books Issue," July 3, 2010

Features

The rise & fall of Christian charity

The rise & fall of Christian charity

By Marvin Olasky

2010 Books Issue | A 19th-century text speaks to 21st-century care of the poor

Gross gains

Gross gains

By Emily Belz

2010 Books Issue | Michael Lewis tells a compelling story on the financial crisis and becomes a celebrity among congressional Democrats

'Citty upon a hill'

'Citty upon a hill'

By Mindy Belz

2010 Books Issue | British authors say the vision that primed America's economy is the one that can save it

Ethical quandaries

Ethical quandaries

By Alisa Harris

2010 Books Issue | Authors tackle business cultures, Christian music, and tortured lives

Summer reading

Summer reading

By Susan Olasky

2010 Books Issue | These 10 novels introduce readers to different times, faraway places, or memorable characters

Writers on writing

Writers on writing

By Marvin Olasky

2010 Books Issue | Good writing, say four successful practitioners of the craft, requires discipline, having a story to tell-and often a day job

Dispatches

Must Israel die?

Must Israel die?

By Marvin Olasky

Blockade opponents play into terrorists hands and offer Israel no workable way to survive

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Kagan hearing Weeks after nominating Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the spot of retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, President Barack Obama…

Mass exodus

By The Editors

An estimated 300,000 Uzbeks have fled their homes

Slick politics

Slick politics

By Jamie Dean

President Obama's response to the Gulf oil spill threatens more harm than good

Give me liberty or ...

Give me liberty or ...

By Megan Basham

Apple CEO takes an unpopular stand-for freedom

Quotables

By The Editors

"I think they've oversold this stuff. . . . The whole movement has taken a giant step backward." U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on global warming science.

Human Race

By The Editors

Relaunched Former National Association of Evangelicals president and megachurch pastor Ted Haggard returned to the pulpit June 6 just days after he revealed…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Selling the smell If what you're smelling while driving on North Carolina Highway 150 is making you hungry, it's no accident. Advertisers have rigged a…

Notebook

Dirty biofuels

Dirty biofuels

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Environmentalists take action against alternative fuels that were supposed to be green

Labor pains

Labor pains

By Joseph Slife

Money | Unemployment taking a staycation, says Fed chair

Atop the pyramid

Atop the pyramid

By Mark Bergin

Sports | College sports' present turmoil belies the passing of its greatest coach

Sounding out

Sounding out

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle | Many toys make too much noise for the health of the children who play with them

Money lines

Money lines

By Alissa Wilkinson

Technology | Websites help individuals raise venture capital online

Cades Cove, Tenn.

Cades Cove, Tenn.

Houses of God | Inside Cades Cove Missionary Baptist Church in Cades Cove, Tenn., established in 1839.

Columnists

Faultfinding friends

Faultfinding friends

By Joel Belz

Negative criticism of President Obama is getting to be quite a chorus

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

Agent John

Agent John

By Andrée Seu

The complex and expensive procedures of a federally approved paint job

Finding the leaders

Finding the leaders

By Marvin Olasky

A new contest: name conservative evangelicals with attractive personalities to inspire the young

Going downstream

Going downstream

By Janie B. Cheaney

Will a 100-year-old autobiography show an American icon grown bitter?

Our dead weight

Our dead weight

By Mindy Belz

Tracing the cost of taxation one car purchase at a time

Culture

Winter's Bone

Winter's Bone

By Sam Thielman

Movies | "I'm looking for my dad," declares Ree Dolly, and as she says the words, a wolf we didn't even know was lurking uncurls from its sleep and walks into the…

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Expect to laugh while watching Toy Story 3 , but bring the tissues. Like last year's Up from the same company, Pixar, this film tickles the funny bone but also…

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

By Alicia M. Cohn

Movies | The Karate Kid borrows from the storyline of the original 1984 Karate Kid , although to be accurate, the title should have been changed. This version takes place…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of June 11-13, according to Box Office Mojo

A-minus team

A-minus team

By Megan Basham

Movies | Moms and dads who loved The A-Team in the '80s will enjoy its cheesy remake, but don't bring the kids

Exceptional history

Exceptional history

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Authors Schweikart and Allen use specific detail to make the case for the United States

Notable books

Notable Books | Four books of popular theology reviewed by Susan Olasky

Not so cute

Not so cute

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Paul McCartney and other stars make public displays of their ignorance

Notable CDs

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

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