Table of Contents

Cover Story

Walking wounded

by Edward Lee Pitts

Cover Story | The Iraq and Afghanistan wars have produced more amputees than in recent U.S. combat history, but one young warrior and his wife discover life is fragile, and…

In this issue: "The life and times of a wounded warrior," Nov. 17, 2012

Features

Volunteer scout

By Bonnie Pritchett

Military | Kitty Millard has become an expert at tracking down Vietnam veterans and reuniting them with long-lost buddies

Food and loathing

Food and loathing

By Sophia Lee

Health | Eating disorders wreck lives and families, but grace can heal the physical, mental, and spiritual wounds

Hope for the poor

By Jamie Dean

Effective Compassion | Poverty in the United States is at a two decade high, but local groups that connect work and faith to charity provide lasting relief

Dispatches

Unprecedented

By Emily Belz

Weather | Superstorm Sandy leaves waves of destruction and weeks of cleanup

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Veterans Day  As the United States honors its veterans on Nov. 11, many of those veterans are not doing well in the struggling economy. While Bureau of…

Documentary dustup

By Warren Cole Smith

Courts | Following disclosures first reported by WORLD that King’s College President Dinesh D’Souza was engaged to a woman named Denise Odie Joseph while still…

Insider fire

By The Editors

A man in an Afghan police uniform killed two U.S. Special Operations soldiers, bringing to 55 the number of coalition troops killed in such “insider”

A new season

By Emily Belz

Supreme Court | A bitterly divided Supreme Court gets back to work

Oil optimism

Oil optimism

By Daniel James Devine

Energy | The United States is poised to become the world’s largest oil producer

Human Race

By The Editors

Meet up  Actor Christian Bale tried last December to visit Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, then under house arrest, and was roughed up by thugs who…

Quotables

By The Editors

‘Sandy is pretty furious at Atlantic City. She must have lost a bet or something.’ Thomas Foley, chief of emergency services for Atlantic City, N.J.,

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Name droppers Readers thumbing through pages of the alternative weekly Washington City Paper for coverage of the NFL’s Washington Redskins may be confused…

Reviews

Bond drive

Bond drive

By Megan Basham

Movies | Skyfall offers 007 as a symbol of Britain, the West, and "the old ways" that are sometimes best

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

By Emily Belz

Movies | Cloud Atlas , based on the 2004 novel by David Mitchell, tells six different stories in 172 minutes: that of a sick American aboard a ship in 1849, a gay…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of Oct. 26-28 according to Box Office Mojo

Madea's Witness Protection

Madea's Witness Protection

By Stephanie Perrault

DVD | This summer, Tyler Perry released the sixth installment in his popular Madea series, Madea’s Witness Protection , now on DVD. Perry directed, produced, and…

Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph

By Emily Whitten

Movies | After a provoking day under the shadow of Fix-It Felix Jr., hammer-handed video game villain Wreck-It Ralph (John C. Reilly) sets out to prove he’s not the…

Antiquity analysis

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Author traces competing attitudes toward wealth amid the fall of Rome

Notable Books

By Susan Olasky

Books | Books for children and their parents

The new underground railroad

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | North Korean refugees desperate for help have learned to find a Christian or a church, says reporter Melanie Kirkpatrick

Black and white

Black and white

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | The uplifting Fifty Shades 'soundtrack' is the opposite of the trashy Fifty Shades novels

Notable CDs

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Five new or recent pop-rock releases

Notebook

Multiple identities

By Angela Lu & Sophia Lee

Lifestyle | Asian-Americans foster faith on campus through both multi-ethnic and Asian-specific fellowships

Domestic spies

Domestic spies

By Daniel James Devine

Technology | Husbands and wives in troubled marriages turn to spy gear

Bones to pick

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Scientists are at odds on the question of soft tissue preservation

St. Gabriel's Church

St. Gabriel's Church

By The Editors

Houses of God | Hawzen, Ethiopia

'She laughed at me'

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Aaron Rodgers proved his teacher wrong, but many others will prove her right

A real cliff-hanger

A real cliff-hanger

By Warren Cole Smith

Money | Automatic budget cuts and tax hikes would take the wind out of an economy that's starting to look better

Troubled ministry

By Thomas Kidd

Religion | Lawsuit claims leaders at Sovereign Grace Ministries covered up sexual abuse

Voices

Opposing the truth-trashers

Opposing the truth-trashers

By Joel Belz

Join a truth-telling team that takes the enemy very seriously

The backward path forward

The backward path forward

By Janie B. Cheaney

In moments of terror and great sorrow, remember what the Lord has done

Toxic U

By Mindy Belz

Education | It's hard enough to get into college, but staying on campus with your beliefs intact is the bigger challenge

Mailbag

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

The pedestal

The pedestal

By Andrée Seu Peterson

Faith & Inspiration | We treat a person shabbily when we 
place him where only God belongs

Halloween's real ghouls

By Marvin Olasky

Religion | It’s a mistake to say history’s evils couldn’t happen here

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