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October 2015
Volume 59, Number 8
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Table of Contents
Features
Why You Shouldn’t Call That False Teaching a Heresy
How to tell which errors deserve the ultimate warning label.
Answer these questions to find out.
False teachings condemned by the church.
As a Southerner, I have to grapple with my forebears’ tainted legacy. As a believer, I have to do the same.
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Hendrix is no Thomas Kinkade. Which means he gets us a lot closer to the Bible.
Legal experts Stephen Monsma and Stanley Carlson-Thies say religious and secular organizations should enjoy equal freedom to live out their convictions.
We know her as sexually immoral. Her community would have known otherwise.
News
Tent of Greeting
A snapshot of Christian witness in the world.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our October issue).
Experts weigh in on religious liberty challenges to same-sex marriage.
Should ministries return stolen donations?
Why World Vision and local Christian leaders remain hopeful about South Sudan.
Views
Why We Need the New Battle for the Bible
It's time to turn to Scripture as our final authority.
Combined with evangelism, it's a heady combination.
Entrepreneurs’ wives, pastors’ wives, and others: God has a purpose for you right now.
Reviews
Are You Worshiping a Fake Jesus?
Daniel Darling catalogues the impostors vying for your devotion.
Scripture affirms sweeping male authority, says John Stackhouse—just not for all time.
From the editor of Books & Culture.
An excerpt from "The Work of Theology."
How Caleb Kaltenbach shed his anti-Christian upbringing.
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
In Every Issue
Why we need one from time to time.
CT transcends the bitter realism in and outside the church.
Responses to our July/August issue.
God has been faithful all during my winding journey to complete surrender.
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The Truth about Suicide
The Truth about Suicide
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.