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May 2011Volume 55, Number 5
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Table of Contents
Features
Which of the following phrases are from the King James Version?
Spike in food prices shifts attention to market access.
Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion offers evangelicals more than an olive branch.
How liturgical prayer is saving our community from burnout.
One refugee pastor is key to the resettlement of Bhutanese in Texas.
We lie more than we think. And that's part of the problem.
A mysterious disease, misdiagnosed for decades, finds healing in Christian hands.
News
Christian genre pioneers are taking their cues from Calvinist leaders.
Recent stats on Islam, persecution and megachurches.
Eugene Peterson's endorsement, Christopher Hitchens on hope, and Alan Chambers on being offensive.
Ghana's church planting boom has left denominations struggling to keep opportunists out of pulpits.
Who fills the pews of the Big Apple?
Recent deaths, elections and awards in the Christian world.
Priest sues pro-life watchdog for defamation.
Observers weigh in on homicide charges for parents who choose faith healing rather than medical care for their children.
While scandals rock the microfinance industry, Christian nonprofits diversify their efforts to help the poor.
Views
Observers weigh in on debt's indication of lack of faith, danger, and potential immorality.
Readers respond to the March issue of CT.
The provocative title of a proposed TV show is not the problem. We are.
Why not capitalize on the richness and mystery of our ancient symbols?
Reviews
Book Reviews:
Where we would be without the most popular English Bible ever.
What Bible smartphone apps tell us about the Book.
Calvinists, says one Calvinist, misunderstand some of their history and theology. A review of 'Ten Myths About Calvinism.'
Picks from Catherine Claire Larson, author of 'As We Forgive.'
Christian claims about the United States' origins need grounding in historical fact.
Temptation and the triumph of Christ.
Brief Reviews of 'How Much Land Does a Man Need,' 'The Alpine Tales,' and 'Life, The Universe, And Everything.'
Tim Challies looks at emerging technology through a theological lens.
Short reviews of 'Radical Together,' 'The Legacy of the King James Bible,' and 'Hitler in the Crosshairs.'
In Every Issue
They seem to be piling up with this issue.
Paul Louis Metzger engages those outside the faith.
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Mark Labberton: This Is the Best of Times for Following Jesus
Mark Labberton: This Is the Best of Times for Following Jesus
The Fuller Seminary president sees the church’s moment of cultural exile as a moment of incredible opportunity.