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November 8 , 1985
Volume 29, Number 16
November 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
Also in this Issue:
  • Eutychus and His Kin: November 8, 1985
  • ’Tecs, Thrillers, and Westerns
  • I Want to Put My Patients First
  • In Earch of Heroes
  • Carl Rogers’s Quiet Revolution: Therapy for the Masses
  • Carl Rogers’s Quiet Revolution Therapy for the Saints
  • Where God Hides His Glory
  • Three Women out of Four
  • The Harpooner’s Calm
  • How We See Ourselves
  • The Parachurch Vision
  • The Pioneers at Fifty
  • “Geared to the Times, but Anchored to the Rock”
  • Pat Robertson for President?
  • Lebanon: A Conversation with a Former Beirut Hostage
  • Interfaith Group Tries to Block Evangelicals’ Pavilion at 1986 World’s Fair
  • Evangelism: An Episcopal Clergyman Holds Citywide Crusades
  • International: Fanning the Flames of Revival in Romania
  • Crossover: Christian Singer Appeals to Fans of Secular Pop Music
  • Legislation: Profamily Activists Push for a Higher Tax Exemption
  • Hospitals Are Targeted: Pastors across the Country March against Abortion
  • A New Report Says Hunger Persists in the United States
  • Church Leaders Work for Racial Reconciliation
  • Claims Went Unpaid: A Texas Judge Orders Insurer of Christian Groups to Stop Doing Business
  • The Hound of Hannibal
  • Refiner’s Fire: A Bright Light Off-Broadway
  • The Sexual Hazards of Pastoral Care
  • A Sacramental Intrusion
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