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July 16 , 1982
Volume 26, Number 12
July 16
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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:
  • E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
  • Editor's Note from July 16, 1982
  • Fighting Mormonism in Utah
  • Where Are You?
  • Eutychus and His Kin: July 16, 1982
  • Which Magnet Draws Evangelicals Together?
  • How Do You Care?
  • A Salvation of Suffering: The Church in the Soviet Union
  • Once upon a Time There Was Sunday School
  • Tuition Tax Credits: Debate and Rebuttal
  • Southern Baptist Conservatives Win Again
  • A Minister’s Son Ends His Life
  • Refiner’s Fire: Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited
  • Pray for Those “Walking to Calvary”
  • Human Rights, Yes; but Why?
  • Life as Faith and Learning
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