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June 2005Volume 49, Number 6
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Table of Contents
Evangelicals' new status means deepened responsibility.
Bret Lott is a true-blue evangelical who writes literary fiction that New York takes seriously (and that Oprah loves).
Quotations to stir the heart and mind.
What is this mania to reach the end of the book?
Quick reviews of new books.
Evangelicals are admired, mocked, praised, scorned—and all for good reason.
Pharmacists may have to put conscience on the shelf—or quit.
Only a marriage amendment can stop the Supreme Court's momentum.
Literacy is not the only necessity in a visual culture.
A slew of new books on faith and learning may signal a renaissance for the Christian college.
Evangelicals can be glad that the new pope is not likely to be a mere caretaker.
Recent comments from the new pope, Maureen Dowd, and Mark Noll.
John Paul II's legacy of orthodoxy bodes well for evangelical engagement.
From more than 300 nominations, these books represent the year's best.
Recent stats on Bible reading, radio listening, and giving by evangelicals.
Christians murdered in Pakistan and Bangladesh, and Oregon's supreme court overturns same-sex marriages.
Ethiopian government donates land for hundreds of congregations.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
New association seeks more rights in Israel.
But federal courts are expected to strike down state bans.
Diane Knippers was at the heart of mainline renewal movements.
Deny they have 'abandoned communion' in dispute with bishop.
New organization will focus on housing, too.
Convert from Islam accused of evangelizing Muslims.
A missionary veteran of Asia proposes one way to defuse Muslim anger about the Crusades.
Campaign against filibusters sparks debate among Christians.
Moral Relativism Is Dead
Moral Relativism Is Dead
Why outrage culture is good news for the gospel.