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March 18 , 1988
Volume 32, Number 5
March 18
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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:
  • “I Made Mistakes”
  • Court Rules against Mothers for Hire
  • Fetal-Tissue Transplants Stir Controversy
  • More Trouble on the Broadcast Front
  • Parents Run out of Options in Textbook Case
  • Prolonging Life to Promote Life
  • PTL: A Year after the Fall
  • Saturday Seven Days a Week
  • Study Shows Church Kids Are Not Waiting
  • Suicides Blamed on Music’s Satanic Spell
  • Who Was that Masked Man?
  • Letters
  • A Mixed Bag of Roots
  • Keeping L.A. Law
  • A Little Victory over Death
  • Dare to Be a Micaiah
  • Classic & Contemporary Excerpts from March 18, 1988
  • The Great Transmission
  • Good News for the Disenfranchised
  • Truth or Consequences?
  • Full Disclosure
  • Fine-Tuning Televangelism
Top Story May 24, 2019
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Telling the uncomfortable story of “desolate” Tamar positions us to show a kind of compassion King David didn’t.