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January 9 , 1995
Volume 39, Number 1
January 9
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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
How a white, suburban mother helped transform an inner-city black community.
Politicians think evangelicals want to force religion on others; we simply want the freedom to live by our faith.
For 14 years, Chaplain Richard Halverson has been conscience and confessor to our nation's lawmakers.
A forum on free-will theism, a new paradigm for understanding God.
Human rights concerns bring missionaries, anthropologists together.
The battle over the nation's first physician-assisted suicide law has moved from the ballot box to the courtroom.
Koinonia community struggles to overcome debts
If we can answer this one question, we can solve the crime problem.
Also in this Issue:
  • A Transcendence-Starved Deity
  • Afraid of Infinitude
  • Bioethics: Test-Tube Wars
  • Does Theology Matter?
  • Has God Been Held Hostage by Philosophy?
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Whatever Happened to Luther?
  • Mrs. Dudley Goes to the ’Hood
  • Why Women Choose Abortion
  • The Soul of the Senate
  • Classic & Contemporary Excerpts from January 09, 1995
  • News from the North American Scene: January 09, 1995
  • School-Prayer Amendment Draws Mixed Support
  • Time to Strip the Lemon Pledge?
  • Somalia: Warlords Await Un Withdrawal
  • Missiology: Unearthing Civil Dialogue
  • Oregon: Christians Use Courts to Fight Assisted-Suicide Measure
  • World Scene: January 09, 1995
  • Georgia: Hard Times down on the Farm
  • Books
  • Why Not Commit a Crime?
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