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November 17 , 1989
Volume 33, Number 17
November 17
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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:
  • Analysis: Rescue Theology
  • Current Events: Ministries Come to Aid of Quake Victims
  • Inside CT: Readers Who Really Read
  • Missions: 25 Years Later, Life Still Springs from Death
  • Satanism: The Horror and the Hype
  • The New Coalitions: Evangelicals Can Count on Having to Join Forces with Nonevangelicals before Significant Social Change Can Come
  • Those Were the Days, My Friend
  • Letters
  • From the Senior Editors: It Is Necessarily So
  • Church in Action: One of Atlanta’s Bravest
  • Editorials
  • Shifting into the Future Tense: Churches in the Information Age Have Tremendous Resources to Plan for the Coming Decade
  • Tracking America’s Soul: Our Nation’s Most Famous Pollster Talks about American Religion on the Brink of the Nineties
  • The Biggest Divorce: Marital Breakup May Be Traumatic for Children, but with Prayer and Loving Attention, the Wounds Can He Healed
  • Special Books Section
  • Reflections: Classic and Contemporary Excerpts
  • Interview: Hope for a Peaceful End to Apartheid
  • Soviet Union: Believers Push Forward despite Legal Limbo
  • Church and State: ‘Wall of Separation’: A Principle in Crisis?
  • Supreme Court: Justices Pass on Racketeering, Tithe Cases
  • Church Growth: Will History Be Repeated in New England?
Making America Hospitable for Religious Outsiders
Making America Hospitable for Religious Outsiders
Muslims (and other minorities) shouldn’t have to elevate national ideals above faith commitments before gaining a seat at the table of citizenship.