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July 8 , 1957
Volume 1, Number 20
July 8
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Table of Contents
The CT Archives are a rich treasure of biblical wisdom and insight from our past. Some things we would say differently today, and some stances we've changed. But overall, we're amazed at how relevant so much of this content is. We trust that you'll find it a helpful resource. - Mark Galli, editor-in-chief
Also in this Issue:
  • Is America Losing Her Cultural Distinctives?
  • RSV Appraisal: Old Testament
  • RSV Appraisal: New Testament
  • God in the Constitutional Convention
  • What Young People Need
  • Dare We Renew the Controversy?
  • Dung and Scum
  • Cynic, Sophisticate or Seeker?
  • Bible Text of the Month: Matthew 5:8
  • Lessons from the Garden
  • Book Briefs: July 8, 1957
  • Eutychus and His Kin: July 8, 1957
  • Review of Current Religious Thought: July 08, 1957
Top Story May 26, 2019
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Telling the uncomfortable story of “desolate” Tamar positions us to show a kind of compassion King David didn’t.