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May 12 , 1989
Volume 33, Number 8
May 12
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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:
  • A God Named Abba: When Suffering Turns Us to God, It Reveals that We Are Indeed His Children
  • Bishop at Center of Chinese Church Debate
  • Court Rules on Clergy Malpractice, Sabbath
  • How Open Shall We Be to Glasnost?
  • Paying the Price
  • Rich Wisdom: New Testament Teaching on Wealth
  • Some High-Risk Outposts for Missions Work
  • Toe Tapping
  • Letters
  • Mistaking Rome for Heaven
  • Piety on Fire: Whatever Its Excesses, the Charismatic Movement Has Much to Say—And Learn—About God’s Presence in the World Today
  • Classic & Contemporary Excerpts from May 12, 1989
  • Unrest: Haitian Christians Press on amid Poverty, Violence
  • Conflict: Tribulation at William Tyndale
  • EFICOM Chugs Along
  • Bush Clarifies Position on Tuition Tax Credits
  • Protest: Christians and Muslims Unite to Oppose the Last Temptation
  • Prochoice Forces Claim Momentum in Washington
  • Televangelism: New Home for Former PTL Ministry
  • Gotham Great Grows Grim
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