The Magazine

April 18 , 1986
Volume 30, Number 7
April 18
Read CT online anywhere you go.
Subscribers get full print and digital access, including:
  • 10 award-winning print issues
  • PDFs of each issue
  • Full web access to
  • 60+ years of magazine archives
Already a subscriber?
Subscribe now for full access.
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 Democratic Fund-Raising Letter Rips Pat Robertson
  • A Peaceful Transition
  • Biblical Exposition: Becoming a Lost Art?
  • Contras vs. Sandinistas: What Should the U.S. Do?
  • Friends of Religious Liberty: Why the Embarrassing Silence?
  • Helmut Thielicke Is Dead at 77
  • Putting Satan’s Work into Perspective
  • War Is Declared on Public Education
  • Letters
  • Don’t Ever Read a Good Book
  • Getting the Big Picture
  • Classic & Contemporary Excerpts from April 18, 1986
  • Palestinian Christians: Caught in a War of Two Rights
  • Surviving Leadership in Fast Forward: CT Interviews Inter-Varsity’s Gordon Macdonald
Top Story May 24, 2019
Strangers in the Land of Startups
Strangers in the Land of Startups
A US missions agency is changing the way Spain’s tech hub engages its influx of migrants.