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January 2004
Volume 48, Number 1
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Table of Contents
When God fashioned man and woman, he called his creation very good. Transhumanists say that, by manipulating our bodies with microscopic tools, we can do better. Are we ready for the great debate?
"Bishops hold charges against dissenting clergy, but division and suspicion abound"
One person's improvement is another person's degeneration.
The Christian virtues of humility and sacrifice filter through a tarnished triumph.
Growing pro-gay business agenda jeopardizes religious employees.
Activists want Washington to confront Communist leaders for torturing and killing Christians
Egyptian state security police arrested and tortured Christian converts
Anglican bishop in Sudan sees massive church growth.
Quotations to stir heart and mind
How to become a diverse organization and keep your sanity
"Mike Yaconelli took risks, and tens of thousands of evangelicals loved him for it."
"The events, people, and ideas of the past year that Christianity Today's news editors believe have shaped, or will significantly shape, evangelical life, thought, or mission"
Joni Eareckson Tada is driven forward by hymns of praise and her sovereign God.
Billy Graham's vision goes from print to online, then back again.
Our task is neither to shield nature from humanity nor to tame all wilderness.
Chinese intelligence and security forces attack anew.
InterVarsity campus work hits home at Christianity Today
Lauren Winner's latest book explores how 11 aspects of Judaism can enrich Christian practice
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
We've got bigger problems than the Pledge of Allegiance.
Recent quotes on the Bible in A&W and the Pope on Palestinian terrorism
The Best Christian Writing 2004 is an eclectic sampling from the spectrum of Christianity.
Membership in the Church of Scotland has dropped 22 percent—is that enough?
The best preachers have challenged earth to become more like heaven.
A pastorally minded professor Challenges us to get angry the way God does.
These Christian reflections look at biblical, historical, and modern perspectives on aging.
Unlike gnosis, the gospel is not for the few, the proud, the knowledgeable.
A Roman Catholic archdiocese sues over the word catholic.
How a ludicrous book can become an opportunity to engage the culture.
Bush administration drastically lowers goals for faith-based initiative.
Stats on God's existence, home schooling, and belief in God
His faithfulness speaks louder than the few words devoted to him.
Johnny Cash retells six years in the life of his hero, the apostle Paul.
The events, people, and ideas of the past year that Christianity Today's news editors believe have shaped, or will significantly shape, evangelical life, thought, or mission.
Top Story March 23, 2018
Bill Hybels Accused of Misconduct by Former Willow Creek Leaders
Bill Hybels Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former Willow Creek Leaders
John and Nancy Ortberg, others confront megachurch with its own #MeToo moment. “The charges against me are false,” says Hybels of former friends’ “collusion.”