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July 15 , 1983
Volume 27, Number 11
July 15
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Table of Contents 1983
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:
  • Evangelical Influence Grows in the German Lutheran Church
  • For Presbyterians, the Civil War Finally Ends
  • Harsh Days at the High Court
  • Moral Majority Disrupts the Democratic Party Telethon
  • The Issue of Biblical Authority Brings a Scholar’s Resignation
  • Eutychus and His Kin: July 15, 1983
  • Review of 'Tender Mercies'
  • The Central American Powder Keg: How Can Christians Keep It from Exploding?
  • ESP and the Paranormal: Supernatural or Super-Fraud?
  • The God Who Sings
  • Can Blacks & Whites Ever Work Together in South Africa?
  • South African Youth: What a Difference Twenty Years Has Made!
  • The Ominous Implications of the Bob Jones Decision
  • Is the Road to Peace Paved with Might or with Meekness?
  • Diverse Christian Leaders Unite against Genetic Engineering
  • Those Strange Encounters
  • Refiner’s Fire: This Pulitzer Prize Winner Understands Both Christians and Skeptics
  • Book Briefs: July 15, 1983
  • Does Your Church Take Care of Its Widows?
  • The Arguments in Favor of Abortion Are Strong …
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”