Table of Contents

Cover Story

Outside the camp

Outside the camp

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | Egypt's minority Christians, already shut out of mainstream life and politics, fear more legal-and perhaps violent-forms of oppression under the newly elected…

In this issue: "De-coding Morsi," July 28, 2012

Features

The organization man

The organization man

By Emily Belz

Law | John Roberts is a product of esteemed institutions, and his attachment to the 'institution' of the Supreme Court may explain his controversial healthcare…

Winning against wildfires

Winning against wildfires

By Sarah Padbury

Disaster | Colorado Springs faces hundreds of homes and millions of dollars lost to the record-breaking Waldo Canyon fire, but with a renewed spirit of togetherness

Noxious or neighborly?

Noxious or neighborly?

By Marvin Olasky & World Journalism Institute students

Money | Many of us know about pawnshops only from television, film, and suite-level depictions of all pawnbrokers as 'predators.' The street-level reality is more…

Hope in the heartland

Hope in the heartland

By Daniel James Devine

Effective Compassion | Our Midwest region winner balances discipline and grace

A St. Louis refuge

A St. Louis refuge

By Daniel James Devine

Effective Compassion | Our Midwest region runner-up is a rescue mission in St. Louis, Mo.

Dispatches

'Evil'

'Evil'

By Mindy Belz

Church attacks in Kenya are more reason for U.S. focus on growing African terror groups

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Isles of Wonder The London 2012 Summer Olympics will officially commence on July 27 during opening ceremonies put together by a cast and crew of more than…

Defunded

Defunded

By The Editors

And more news briefs

Senate showdown

Senate showdown

By Edward Lee Pitts

Campaign 2012 | Conservatives Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst fight it out in Texas

Summer break

Summer break

By Tiffany Owens

District judge's injunction allows churches once again to rent New York city school space

Human Race

Human Race

By The Editors

Wed U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., 72, married Jim Ready, a 42-year-old carpenter and welder on July 7. The New York Times described the event, legal in…

Quotables

Quotables

By The Editors

'We have a lot of houses for sale.' Traci Riechman, who was part of a lunchtime crowd at Kozy Corners Restaurant in Oak Harbor, Ohio, visited by President…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Taco tsunami When residents of Bethel, Alaska, realized the fliers announcing the opening of a Taco Bell in their remote town of about 6,000 were a hoax,

Notebook

Community spirit

Community spirit

By Kira Clark

Lifestyle | The growing popularity of farmers markets has to do with food, and much more

Virtual power grab

Virtual power grab

By Daniel James Devine

Technology | Nations move to exert control of internet communications

Renewable racket

Renewable racket

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Fraud cases leave petroleum producers wary of biofuel credits

The Reformed Church

The Reformed Church

By The Editors

Houses of God | Highland Park, N.J.

Faithful champions

Faithful champions

By J.C. Derrick

Sports | Olympic greats from the past who have put their trust in Christ

A new Europe?

A new Europe?

By Warren Cole Smith

Money | Markets react positively to plans for a more centralized eurozone

PCA votes

PCA votes

By Thomas Kidd

Religion | Denomination affirms stances on evolution, God's Word

Columnists

What ails us

What ails us

By Joel Belz

In your own words, here are your big concerns about our culture

Heaven and earth

Heaven and earth

By Janie B. Cheaney

The Kingdom is here, and the church is its staging ground

Democracy and dualism

Democracy and dualism

By Mindy Belz

Muslim Brotherhood victory in Egypt is a wakeup call, not a triumph

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

Path to destruction

Path to destruction

By Andrée Seu Peterson

Winsome names from the homosexual "community" don't hide the coming collapse

Mission field: Pawnbroking

Mission field: Pawnbroking

By Marvin Olasky

Southern opportunities in the 20-30 percent window

Culture

Broken web

Broken web

By Megan Basham

Movies | Spider-Man remake doesn't live up to its predecessors or to its studio's boasts

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

By Stephanie Perrault

Movies | Nothing is more powerful than a man's or a mammoth's love for his family

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of July 6-8 according to Box Office Mojo

The Magic of Belle Isle

The Magic of Belle Isle

By Emily Whitten

Movies | Considering the talented people involved, this movie is disappointing

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild

By Alicia M. Cohn

Movies | Six-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis carries this Sundance winner

Innocence IDed

Innocence IDed

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Book chronicles 250 wrongful convictions and some changes needed to prevent them in the future

Notable Books

By Susan Olasky

Notable Books | Four books set in the Appalachians

Worship on the mound

Worship on the mound

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey on practice and faith, Christianity and knuckleballs

Sounds of Stoker

Sounds of Stoker

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Nosferatu compellingly transmutes Dracula into music

Notable CDs

By Arsenio Orteza

Notable CDs | Five new jazz releases

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