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March 2, 1998Volume 42, Number 3
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Table of Contents
We are called to be suspicious of the Christian celebrity culture.
Evangelicals and Race 30 Years After the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jesse Miranda and William Pannell discuss the next step in racial reconciliation.
A visit with Jimmy Swaggart ten years after his fall.
A bottom-line, cost-efficient mentality obscures the movement's original Christian vision.
I tried fasting, and instead of insights I got irritable.
Primary motivators of human behavior: hunger, thirst, pain, pleasure, self-esteem, sexual desire, and chocolate.
Christians are flirting with libertarianism, but it is not a biblical option.
What would Jesus do to influence culture?
This influential Calvinist's account of the free-will problem would have profited from a stronger reading of Calvin.
Evangelicals, Catholics dialogue to help bring peace to violent Chiapas.
PBS news show explores religion and ethics.
Will we continue giving aid to nations that burn churches, jail pastors, torture religious believers?
Christian Coalition Retrenches
Splinter Groups Dismiss Leaders
Storm Disaster Galvanizes Church
Government Recognition Demanded
Muslims Aim to End Televangelism
Mormon Church Suspends Construction
A Tale of Two Calvary Chapels: Behind the Movement’s Split
A Tale of Two Calvary Chapels: Behind the Movement’s Split
Chuck Smith’s successor says he is expanding founder’s vision. Other leaders say he’s diluting it.