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October 19 , 1979
Volume 23, Number 24
October 19
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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:
  • Editor's Note from October 19, 1979
  • The Episcopalians’ Great Debate on Ordination of Homosexuals
  • Eutychus and His Kin: October 19, 1979
  • The Evangelicals of 1517
  • Puritan Work Ethic: The Dignity of Life’s Labors: Setting the Record Straight
  • The Spiritual Clairvoyance of a Late Renaissance Man: Seeing Patterns in Spiritual Paradox
  • In Support of Parents with Handicapped Children: Some Questions Have No Answers
  • Where Has Liberation Theology Gone Wrong?: A-Do-It-Yourself Salvation
  • Refiner’s Fire: Shedding Light on the Darkness
  • Book Briefs: October 19, 1979
  • A Polish-American Shrine Smudges Pope’s Bright Image
  • Savorless Salt: A Social Curse
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