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16 Scholars, Authors, and Celebs Evangelicals Lost in 2016
Remembering Thomas Oden, Peter Wagner, Cliff Barrows, Gordon Lewis, and others.
and others. CT Editors. January 12, 2017 12:24 PM. A collection of CT obituaries and tributes in 2016, listed in chronological order. Antonin Scalia: Devout
Jerry B. Jenkins: The Tim LaHaye I Knew
I saw the softer side of a man famous for strong opinions.
The obituaries, assessments, and reflections of Tim LaHaye, who died in the wee hours this morning, will be replete with adjectives describing his public persona.
Noteworthy Deaths of 2015: Elisabeth Elliot, Robert Schuller, Andrae Crouch, and More
Here are the Christian leaders lost last year that CT readers mourned most.
Morgan Lee. January 07, 2016 12:27 PM. Here are the 20 obituaries and tributes that CT readers circulated most in 2015, presented in chronological order.
The Particular Griefs of September 11
Perhaps it is that relationship between the particular and public nature of grief that our experience brings to bear upon the historic events of September 11th.
In the months following September 11, 2001, the New York Times ran obituaries for every one of the deaths reported in relation to the terrorist acts that day.
Taking the Charleston Shooting PersonallySubscriber Access Only
Why Black Americans—and this time, white Americans too—can relate to the Emanuel Nine.
I saw glimpses of that ambition and commitment to service in the victim's obituaries as well: distinguished graduates of historically black colleges, active in community organizations
Margaret Thatcher Obits Overlook Her 'Devout Christian Faith'Subscriber Access Only
(Updated) Iron Lady, who died today at 87, cited C. S. Lewis among her influences.
Obituaries are flooding the Internet following the death today of Margaret Thatcher, the United Kingdom's first female prime minister–and one of the most controversial yet influential to
Beef Stroganoff Isn't Rocket ScienceSubscriber Access Only
The New York Times' controversial Yvonne Brill obit and the sacred call to remember.
The New York Times doesn't write obituaries about mothers, no matter their chops in the kitchen. These obituaries are the way we use language to remember people.
Oral Roberts University Names Its Next PresidentSubscriber Access Only
For its 50th anniversary, Pentecostal school has winnowed 170 prospects down to one man.
also noted Pentecostal evangelist Oral Roberts' death at 91, interviewed outgoing president Mark Rutland on Oral Robert's legacy, examined why the Oral Roberts obituaries are wrong
Why the Oral Roberts Obituaries Are WrongSubscriber Access Only
The "faith-healer" (who hated the term) may have done much to mainstream Pentecostalism, but he was no architect of the Prosperity Gospel.
The "faith-healer" (who hated the term) may have done much to mainstream Pentecostalism, but he was no architect of the Prosperity Gospel.
Chuck Colson to Be Buried at Quantico, Honored at the National Cathedral (Updated)Subscriber Access Only
The evangelical leader will be buried with full military honors.
Jonathan Aitken. Chuck Colson and the Conscience of a Hatchet-Man | What's behind the snarky obituaries and media retrospectives infuriating many Christians. Russell Moore.
George Gallup Jr: The Pollster Saint [updated]Subscriber Access Only
The pioneering opinion researcher remembered.
iPod is to mp3 players. Gallup died this week at age 81, and merited obituaries in both theNew York Timesand theWall Street Journal. George Jr., as he
Philosopher Antony Flew Dies at 87Subscriber Access Only
Noted atheist became a deist. He was lauded by Christians, but never joined them.
that would be the end of it. "I don't want a future life," he said. "I have never wanted a future life.". Obituaries: The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian.
Readers WriteSubscriber Access Only
Your responses to the December 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
televangelist, who died December 15. "Why the Oral Roberts Obituaries Are Wrong". "We have shot ourselves in the foot by embracing what sells. I pray we never
Phrase 'Religious Right' Misused, Conservatives SaySubscriber Access Only
Leaders often identified with the Religious Right want journalists and academics to lay the term to rest.
Even after the election, the term "Religious Right" or "Christian Right" appeared in recent obituaries as journalists searched for words to describe Paul Weyrich, cofounder of the Moral
Richard John Neuhaus, RIP (Updated)Subscriber Access Only
First Things founder and editor dies at 72.
Links to more obituaries and tributes after the jump. More obituaries: The New York Times; Associated Press; The Washington Times; World Magazine. Other tributes and remembrances:
John Updike, 'Theological Novelist,' Dies at 76Subscriber Access Only
The Pulitzer winner surveyed the spiritual emptiness of post-World War II family life.
Read more obituaries from The New York Times (which also has a slideshow), the Associated Press, Time magazine, and PBS's Religion and Ethics Newsweekly.
Russian Patriarch DiesSubscriber Access Only
Alexy II, influential amid post-Soviet Christian resurgence, had a complicated relationship with the state and other Christian denominations.
Most obituaries mention that he has been accused of collaborating with the Soviet authorities, and the BBC calls him a favorite of the KGB. The Orthodox church denies any connection.
Robert Walker: Beyond Paper and InkSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Mark Fackler remembers Walker
Plus: Mark Fackler remembers Walker.
Buckley on BeliefSubscriber Access Only
A 1997 Books & Culture interview with William F. Buckley, Jr., who died Wednesday, February 27.
autobiography" for Books & Culture. Obituaries of Buckley are available at The New York Times, Associated Press, National Review, and other publications.
PassagesSubscriber Access Only
Jarrell McCracken, Ingrid Trobisch, and Henry Hyde die; Richard Roberts resigns.
Christianity Today profiled Henry Hyde in 1992. The Associated Press, CNN, and others have published obituaries. Congress has a short biography.
How Do You Solve a Theological Problem Like Maria?
How Do You Solve a Theological Problem Like Maria?
Record hurricane season challenges believers in paradise to trust God amid life’s literal storms.
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