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Volume 29, Number 8
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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
The church must awaken to the cold-hearted values of today's young urban professiona ls.
Author Flannery O'Conner was anything but glib about orthodox Christianity.
Dispelling the myths about overcoming alcoholism.
Heaven can't be cut out of the garment of faith.
The gospel has its own urgent edge, and does its own convicting.
Making the evangelistic Bible study work for garage mechanics and research scientists.
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