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December 2003
Volume 47, Number 12
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Table of Contents
Why we shouldn't ignore her any longer
"Millions have been converted after seeing films about Jesus, and Hindu radicals are responding with violence"
Christians continue to suffer in Sri Lanka
Bush administration drastically lowers goals for faith-based initiative
"Even God incarnate in Jesus Christ, born of Mary, has a birth story of sorts"
Lower-court decisions the Supreme Court let stand
Exaggerating our problems demeans the sacrifice of overseas believers
"Quotations to stir the heart and mind from Augustine, Madeleine L'Engle, and Walter Wangerin, Jr"
How a document conceived 30 years ago has prompted us to care more about 'the least of these.
What does Genesis mean by man being made in the image of God?
All of us have a sexual orientation that bends toward the self
A Season in Bethlehem shows how the city lost its historic harmony
"A lot of spiritual stuff went into The Matrix films, but not as much as some authors think"
"From soccer moms to college campuses, signs of the end"
Joshua Hammer talks about the implications of Christians' Holy Land exodus
The Episcopal Church's rejection of orthodoxy is sobering for evangelicals
Tired of reading about gay Anglican clergy? Get ready for the next controversy: Anglican Freemasons
"Recent quotes on repentance, modern life, and the Anglican Communion"
Stats on the true path to God and charitable giving
"A homeless man, an angel, and a reminder about our final home"
Hope Rising is a sweet collection of real-life stories about the power of love and horses to heal the hurts of disadvantaged children
The Long Good Night chronicles one woman's father's journey in Alzheimer's
How the Amish solve the legal problems of civil liberties
Lewis Agonistes organizes the Oxford don's thoughts on everything
Slow Way Home offers rich prose and vivid characters
A no-nonsense book of female sex addiction is finally here.
How Christian scholars are using their heads to change people's hearts at universities worldwide-including the one Osama bin Laden used to roam
How the Playboy magnate won the culture war, lost his soul, and left us with a mess to clean up.
Activists say the Federal Marriage Amendment will be the defining issue in the next election
"Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world"
But Christian activists say the fight to protect the disabled is far from over
Conservatives and liberals fide hope in statement
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
'America's pastor' shaped modern evangelicalism.