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March 19 , 1990
Volume 34, Number 5
March 19
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Table of Contents 1990
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:
  • East Germany: Reunification a Mixed Blessing
  • Issues: Koop Calls on Church to Address Aids, Sex Education
  • Maranatha Disbands as Federation of Churches
  • New Figures Show Per-Member Giving Drop
  • Shepherding Movement: An Idea Whose Time Has Gone?
  • Sweet, Sweet Spirit
  • Letters
  • The Secularization of M. Mouse
  • Island Baptist’s Burnt-Aid Stations
  • Dying for Jesus
  • The Taming of the Shrewd
  • The Maze of Hearts
  • Amen, Brother!
  • CT Institute: Wonder-Working Power
  • The Spirit’s Gifts: Then & Now
  • The Holy Spirit: God at Work
  • Classic & Contemporary Excerpts from March 19, 1990
  • Mexico: Catholic, Protestant Tensions Rise
  • News from the North American Scene: March 19, 1990
  • Mandela’s Release Brings Praise, Apprehension
  • Aba Approves Abortion Rights
  • Hutterites Use Courts against Dissident
  • Economics: Ideology Succumbs to Unity in Oxford
  • World Scene: March 19, 1990
  • One by One, States Continue Tackling the Abortion Issue
  • Saving the Preborn and Pulling "Human Weeds"
  • What Erich Honecker Didn’t Know
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