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October 21 , 1983
Volume 27, Number 16
October 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:
  • A Doctoral Student Says Chinese Force Women to Have Abortions
  • Are Those Lebanese Christians Really Christian?
  • What Would the ERA Mean for the Nation’s Churches and Seminaries?
  • Witchcraft: An inside View
  • Guest Editorial: A Man of Grand Contradictions
  • How One Man’s Pen Changed the World
  • Handwriting Analysis Provides Another Slant on Luther
  • Luther: Father of the Christian Home
  • When You Sing next Sunday, Thank Luther
  • What’s a Nice Theologian like You Doing in a Place like This?
  • World Scene: October 21, 1983
  • Wheaton College Glee Club Receives International Praise
  • A Gallup Poll Finds a Rising Tide of Interest in Religion
  • Refiner’s Fire: Christian Artists on the Outs Form Their Own in Groups
  • Are Some Electronic Preachers Social Darwinists?
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