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September 15, 2018 | Vol. 33, No. 17

Crouching at every door

Marvin Olasky, Sophia Lee, Emily Belz | Sexual abuse is a problem in both Roman Catholic and Protestant churches—and here are three environments in which Protestants are especially vulnerable


FEATURES
Papal and presidential pressures

Marvin Olasky, Jamie Dean | End-of-August news: Rome, Caracas, New York, Washington

Going to pot

Jim Long | As states legalize marijuana, tobacco companies are indicating their interest in the reefer business

No place sacred

Mindy Belz | Amid protests across Nicaragua and efforts by Christians to help the hurting, a worsening government crackdown targets Nicaragua’s churches and Christian organizations

A forgotten people?

June Cheng | China is holding hundreds of thousands of minority Uighurs in re-education camps, and Chinese financial muscle is keeping much of the world silent about it


CULTURE
FILM & TV

Rollicking rom-com

Predictable but fun, Crazy Rich Asians plays to Asian-American cultural tensions

Holy terror?

Filmmakers argue horror films can have a place in Christian life

Hideously normal

Operation Finale portrays Eichmann as an evil everyman
Music

A world of Variations

Part II: Clarity and warmth showcase the 2018 Goldbergs

New or recent releases

 
Q&A
Persevering churches

Persevering churches

Assessing the impact of China’s growing religious restrictions
Books

Conservative class politics

Understanding Trumpism 

Four new nonfiction books

Children's Books

Safe and secure

Read-alouds for little ones

NOTEBOOK
Politics
Senate sleepers
U.S. Senate races in Texas, New Mexico, and New Jersey could become unexpectedly close in the fall
Technology
Help on the spectrum
Could the Google Glass device benefit kids with autism?
Lifestyle
Handcrafted recovery
An Indianapolis furniture shop is a place of healing and job skills training for former addicts