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October 4 , 1985
Volume 29, Number 14
October 4
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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: October 4, 1985
  • Alcoholism Is Not a Disease
  • Forgive God?
  • The Rationalization of Racism
  • The Bible: The Year in Review
  • The Homeless Poor
  • TV: Where the Girls Are Good Looking and the Good Guys Win
  • A Tale of Two Sons
  • Falwell Raises a Stir by Opposing Sanctions against South Africa
  • What Is the Solution to South Africa’s Racial Problems?
  • Opponents Fault a New Organization that Helps People Leave Fundamentalism
  • U.S. Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Right-to-Life and Religious Freedom Cases
  • Evangelist Leighton Ford Plans to Form a New Ministry
  • Ethiopia Continues to Impose Restrictions on the Church
  • Book Briefs: October 4, 1985
  • Books: October 4, 1985
  • The Reformation Revisited
  • The Spiritual Morning Sickness of a Writer
  • The Optimists’ Shell Game
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