Table of Contents

Cover Story

Riding the rapids

Riding the rapids

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Grand Canyon rocks challenge Christian colleges' divergent stands on evolution

In this issue: "Rocks in their heads?," Sept. 11, 2010

Features

Life together

Life together

By Alisa Harris

Back to School | College-level integrated learning for the disabled helps everyone

Battleground

Battleground

By Alisa Harris

9/11 | On the ninth anniversary of attacks, Ground Zero is a more contested site than ever

Working-class blues

Working-class blues

By Edward Lee Pitts

Campaign 2010 | In one industrial heartland, challengers are in and establishment is out

Wartime disaster

Wartime disaster

By Jamie Dean

Pakistan | Floodwaters don't stop for contested areas of Pakistan, nor halt a battle to bring relief between militants and true caregivers

Charlotte Mason's web

Charlotte Mason's web

By Alisa Harris

Back to School | With an emphasis on big ideas, an educational philosopher from the 19th century is becoming popularized in 21st-century America

Failing grade

Failing grade

By Alisa Harris

Back to School | When schools don't succeed, sometimes shuttering them is the only solution

What money can't buy

What money can't buy

By Alisa Harris

Back to School | Shocking facts underscoring the need for school reform are on display in two education documentaries

Stitches in time

Stitches in time

By Mindy Belz

Fashion | Costume maker Tara Hawks finds a way to connect New York's fashion world to African women in need

<em>The Cartel</em>

The Cartel

By Alisa Harris

Back to School | The state of New Jersey spends the most money per pupil and has dismal test scores to show for it. The Cartel , an education documentary by journalist Bob…

Dispatches

A milestone

A milestone

By Edward Lee Pitts

Combat forces in Iraq exit quietly but resurgent militants lurk

Assault behind bars

Assault behind bars

By The Editors

And other news briefs

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Oktoberfest Germans and beer lovers around the world will lift a stein on Sept. 18-200 years after the original festival. In the two centuries since,

Stem-cell freeze

Stem-cell freeze

By Daniel James Devine

No go on federally funded embryonic research-for now

Human Race

By The Editors

Absolved After a six-year investigation, the Justice Department decided not to bring corruption charges against former Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas, over his ties…

Quotables

By The Editors

"23 down, 1 to go." Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on the hung jury that convicted him on one count of lying to federal agents. Federal jurors…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Mind over matter If you want to see one item on sale on eBay from a Melbourne, Australia, merchant, you'll need some imagination. That's because eBay merchant…

Reviews

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of Aug. 20-22, ­according to Box Office Mojo

Flipped

Flipped

By Megan Basham

Movies | For those turned off by the superficial base of recent young love movies (i.e., Twilight 's Edward loves Bella because of her intoxicating smell, she falls for…

Nanny McPhee Returns

Nanny McPhee Returns

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | The sequel to Nanny McPhee is a labor of love for British star Emma Thompson. Not only did she write the script and star in the film, she also created a…

The Switch

The Switch

Movies | Family planning goes awry in The Switch , a twisted but humorous take on the moral and emotional pitfalls of artificial insemination that explores, in…

No superheroes

No superheroes

By Megan Basham

Movies | In Waiting for 'Superman' adult special interests mar children's education

Notable CDs

Notable CDs | Four new releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Crazy green

Crazy green

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Sheryl Crow may be demanding, but her new album is charming

Listening to the people

Listening to the people

By Marvin Olasky

Campaign 2010 | Accurate polling is a challenge, says Scott Rasmussen, but it's more necessary than ever

Notable books

Notable Books | Four books with educational themes reviewed by Susan Olasky

The case for youth

The case for youth

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Authors make biblical and scientific arguments for a young earth

Notebook

Not-so-great expectations

Not-so-great expectations

By Joseph Slife

Money | Facing a slow recovery, the Fed pumps more money into the economy

Jet stream

Jet stream

By Mark Bergin

Sports | A blustering media fanned Dungy's innocuous views into 'reality' news

Qassiarsuk

Qassiarsuk

By The Editors

Houses of God | Greenland

Humbled science

Humbled science

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Once-bold scientists admit limitations of sequencing the human genome

Tech wrecks

Tech wrecks

By Alissa Wilkinson

Technology | Are some people allergic to computer monitors?

Buy the books

Buy the books

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle | Online sellers of textbooks are competing for the business of college students

Voices

Critical masses

Critical masses

By Janie B. Cheaney

Education has become an exercise in tearing down without rebuilding

Influence peddling

Influence peddling

By Mindy Belz

Did the U.S. go too far in underwriting Kenya's new constitution?

Together too soon

Together too soon

By Mike McManus

Despite popular myths, cohabitation is destructive to couples, children, and society

Rattlesnakes and Kool-Aid

Rattlesnakes and Kool-Aid

By Joel Belz

What's wrong with calling in the county sheriff when religious liberty becomes a dangerous thing?

Sojourners and Soros: The sequel

Sojourners and Soros: The sequel

By Marvin Olasky

Finessing financials and the left

Wanted: Spiritual eyes

Wanted: Spiritual eyes

By Andrée Seu

Recognizing the good gifts and perfect gifts from God

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

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