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August 12 , 1996
Volume 40, Number 9
August 12
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Table of Contents
A pro-life ethic means more than being anti-abortion.
Take up the cause of our persecuted brothers and sisters in the faith.
A meditation on the lives of contemporary martyrs.
Austrian Christians help an ancient town heal its anti-Semitic past.
Yes, the Constitution is a godless document. That isn't necessarily bad news for Christians.
A devotional that will point your soul to the living Christ.
Classic and contemporary excerpts
Can the East Asian church in America reverse the flight of its next generation?
While the re-election of Boris Yeltsin as president likely ensures protection of religious freedom in Russia, a growing nationalist sentiment is fueling new initiatives to control Western-financed missions outreach.
Delegates of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) have soundly defeated a resolution to separate formally from the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in order to form their own denomination.
Religion is often as influential on Americans' political behavior as race, age, or gender, according to a report released this summer by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
"Where do we come from?" is not an esoteric question relevant only to scientists.
A meditation on the lives of contemporary martyrs.
When evangelicals look in the mirror, do we see the host of The 700 Club staring back?
When evangelicals look in the mirror, do we see the host of The 700 Club staring back?
Within the mainline Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (PCUSA), the question of whether to tighten a ban on ordaining sexually active homosexuals is moving into the presbyteries.
The Christian minority in the Middle East now has access to Arabic-language Christian programs on SAT-7, a new satellite television service beamed from Cyprus.
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