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September 21 , 1979
Volume 23, Number 22
September 21
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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:
  • Aftermath of Nicaragua’s Civil War: Church and State Regroup
  • Christians: Are the Courts Testing You?
  • Editor's Note from September 21, 1979
  • Eutychus and His Kin: September 21, 1979
  • Do Presidential Rights to Privacy Include Religion?
  • Is Sunday School Losing Its Punch? Past Problems and Future Prospects
  • Challenging Christians to the Simple Life: Managers, Not Owners
  • The Ironies and Impact of PTL
  • Peacemaking Is a Management Responsibility
  • Book Briefs: September 21, 1979
  • Connectional Denominations Try Retying Their Property Slipknots
  • Deaths
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