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January 10 , 2000
Volume 44, Number 1
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Table of Contents
Social scientists like Robert Enright are discovering the healing power of a Christian virtue.
Northeast Synod rules 8-2 in favor of continuing church's holy union ceremonies
as selected by CT editors and writers
Bestsellers now under fire in some classroom
North America
Troubled agency, accused of lawbreaking, offers restructuring plan.
Hillsdale College confronts a sexual scandal, suicide, and leader's resignation.
Slave-freeing organization's rebel spokesman violated U.N. rules
Learning from the abolitionists during a time of political discouragement.
Pura Vida has donated $10,000 to missions and aid organizations
Protestants and Catholics agree on a new government.
Evangelicals make a thin showing as the world's religions gather to make common cause.
A murdered missionary's widow carries on her husband's work.
Church and state join forces to promote marriage preparation programs.
The series is a 'Book of Virtues' with a preadolescent funny bone.
A year after the Clinton impeachment, can we get some perspective?
Author Wendy Shalit rattles the female establishment with a hip appeal to tradition.
What Jesus really meant about becoming like little children.
Many churches observe the Eucharist a few times a year, but the early churches seemed to observe it weekly—possibly daily. What is most appropriate?—Wendell J. Biermann, Fayetteville, New York
After the furor, Kevin Smith's film seems flawed but oddly touching
Charles Colson's apologetic—and call to action—is in the tradition of Francis Schaeffer.
Recent and important releases that will shape evangelical thought
Christians in two states defeat gambling by exposing its harmful effects on the poor.
It takes more than getting a woman inmate out of jail to turn her life around
God intervened in a NOW activist's unlikely conversion
What the Lutheran-Catholic Justification Declaration really accomplished—and what it did not.
In a land of volcanoes, persistent missionary efforts finally yield fruit.
The controversy over mandatory student fees heads to the Supreme Court.
United Methodist minister guilty of breaking church law at gay ceremony
The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass
The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass
The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society.