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May 12 , 1972
Volume 16, Number 16
May 12
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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:
  • An inside View of Alcoholism
  • Editor's Note from May 12, 1972
  • His Mother
  • NAE: Key 73 a Key Issue
  • The Secret of Strength
  • Evangelical Social Concern—Dusting off the Heritage
  • The Church’s Distinctive
  • Character and Erosion
  • Up from Bedlam?
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.