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September 6 , 1999
Volume 43, Number 10
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Table of Contents
DENOMINATIONS: Mennonite Groups Agree on Merger and New Division
Western Christians ask forgiveness for crusader atrocities.
Socially responsible' investing grows popular.
Christian teachings conflict with tribal customs, national laws.
Church networks are cooperating to launch congregations in unlikely U.S. locations.
Why dropping out of public education is a bad choice for Christians.
Responses to the call of Ed Dobson and Cal Thomas for "some sort of quarantine."
Paul Weyrich was once a founding father of the Religious Right. In 1999, he explained to CT readers why it was time to give up the Moral Majority fight.
Ralph Reed is a Republican strategist, president of Century Strategies, author of Active Faith (Free Press), and former executive director of the Christian Coalition.
Cal Thomas is a syndicated columnist and the coauthor (with Edward Dobson) of Blinded by Might: Can the Religious Right Save America? (Zondervan). From 1980 to 1985 he served as vice president for communications of the Moral Majority.
In a 1999 article, Jerry Falwell explains why Christians shouldn't give up on the Religious Right
Don Eberly, a former aide in the Reagan White House, is founder of the National Fatherhood Initiative and director of the Civil Society Project.
If ever there was a cult that gave us stones when we asked for bread, this is it.
How Christians are transforming public education.
My Reformed friends sometimes treat me like the enemy, but actually we need each other.
If South Park opens the door for latent hostility against faith to be ventilated, Christians should brace themselves for a rough time ahead.
Why Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen does not want to give up on a perfectly good word.
Alister McGrath's new apologetics appeals to the deep longings of today's seekers.
In view of the mess we have made of crystal-clear commands, I tremble to think how we might act if some doctrines were less ambiguous.
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