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April 24 , 2000
Volume 44, Number 5
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Table of Contents
Despite the mythmaking, there's a wealth of Christian truth and devotion worth recovering.
Books on Celtic Christian spirituality
CT Books Awards 2000
Leaders and thinkers weigh in on classics that have shaped contemporary religious thought
What some mainline Protestants are rediscovering about living as exiles in a foreign culture.
Our wallets are fat, but our souls are empty
The church has a ministry to victims—and their offenders.
New novels offer gritty plots and nuanced characters—but can they find a market?
God makes marriage a sacred invasion of privacy.
In his rationale for dropping his school's ban on interracial dating, Bob Jones III may have changed the fundamentalist movement.
Classic & contemporary excerpts on books, reading, and writing.
He hangs out with liberal pundits and gay activists. Is this the same Jerry Falwell who founded the Moral Majority?
Are Christians ready to make their case?
New auditorium will seat 7,000.
Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS gains observation
Oregon Releases Suicide Report
Missouri revival pairs traditional with 'cutting edge,' upsetting some and inspiring others.
Evangelical leader embraces new strategy.
Haitian immigrants are less welcome than Cubans, but Florida churches are filling the hospitality gap.
Chechen Muslims find Salvationist care has compassionate accent.
Deadly riots lead to suspension of Islamic law.
Rebel demands cause agencies to curtail efforts.
Drug-addicted girls find solace in the church's embrace.
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
The moral imagination of literature speaks volumes.