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November 26 , 1982
Volume 26, Number 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:
  • By the Way: Indulgent & Addicted
  • Jerry Nims: Backing Books from the Religious Right
  • Giving Thanks for Predecessors
  • Reflections: Five Years of Change
  • The Other Side of Thanksgiving
  • Reactions: Still Another Side to “The Other Side”
  • The Great Commission or the Great Commandment?
  • Christmas Record Update
  • Fundamentalist Firebrand Lester Roloff Dies in Plane Crash
  • Better Ways to Combat Cults Are Being Developed
  • Lean Years—Abundant Opportunity
  • We Act—Therefore We Believe?
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