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July 10 , 2000
Volume 44, Number 8
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Table of Contents 2000
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
Asserting the Bible's authority, Southern Baptists say pastors must be male.
Religious Freedom Ruling Set
Latin American publishers join together to promote regional writers.
Will abortion stances play an influential role in Vice Presidential selection?
Bestseller Left Behind's big-screen debut set for 2001.
The unexpected support of house-church leaders helps turn the tide in the China trade debate, but Christians remain divided.
A paramilitary group in Uganda is abducting younger children to fill its ranks. Those who manage to escape are plagued with haunting memories.
Is Amsterdam 2000 Graham's 'Swan Song'?
An unusual alliance promises more credit to Africa's poor.
A decade-old ethnic church blooms despite government suspicion.
Open trade with China will open ministry opportunities. But will human rights improve?
Engagement with the culture has always required a steady, confident perseverance by Christians.
The church has an unprecedented chance to reach a generation burned by commitment-free sex
What about the unmarried in their postcollege years?
The untold story of the freed slaves who brought Christ—and liberty—to West Africa. An interview with Lamin Sanneh.
Classic and contemporary excerpts on beauty, prayer, and loving God
What a dying infant taught her mother about God's ways.
God will hold us up and keep us safe, despite the times we've tripped.
A gay journalist and evangelical pastor correct their mutual misperceptions.
Anxiety hangs over a culture when adults act like children.
The church need not divorce the military to remain a godly counterculture.
Question: What is the biblical hope and comfort we can offer a suicide victim's family and friends? —name withheld
Michael Card argues that a proper view of Christ is a key to creativity.
Bourgeois bohemians wield inordinate power over how we think about consumerism, morality—and faith itself.
If the pugilistic Harvard professor has it right, then Christian theology—even God—is irrelevant.
The church can learn about grace from the recovery movement.
‘Evangelical’ Isn’t Code for White and Republican
‘Evangelical’ Isn’t Code for White and Republican
The movement is richer and more diverse than media portrayals suggest.