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September 19 , 1986
Volume 30, Number 13
September 19
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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:
  • Analysts Say Tax Reform Measure Could Reduce Charitable Giving
  • Christian Scientific Group Plans Response to ‘Cosmos’
  • Friends and Foes of Pornography Commission Try to Sway Public Opinion
  • Of Concerts and Concerns
  • Philippines Ambassador Cites the Need for Moral and Spiritual Reform
  • Rehnquist and Scalia: What Impact Will They Have on the U.S. Supreme Court?
  • Relief Agencies Confront a Major Crisis of Their Own
  • Spiritual Growth and Social Progress
  • What the Sodomy Ruling Really Means
  • Will Stiffer Sanctions Bring Positive Change?
  • Letters
  • Great George
  • The Good News, Brick by Brick
  • Rest? Never on Sunday
  • The Cost of Being Black: Out of Work, out of Money, and out of Favor: A Culture at Risk
  • A Separate Altar: Distinctives of the Black Church
  • Putting First Things First: The Problems of Black Youth Demand Spiritual Solutions
  • What Do You Mean When You Say God?
  • Aging Inside-out: The Christian Paradox Is that Growing Older Means Getting Better
  • Classic & Contemporary Excerpts from September 19, 1986
  • Book Briefs: September 19, 1986
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