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December 3 , 2001
Volume 45, Number 15
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Table of Contents 2001
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
A poll finds that 43 percent of Americans believe pets go to heaven
Praying passengers alarm airlines
Comments on astrology after 9/11 and other topics
How to tell an orc from an ewok
How many U.S. senior pastors have a gift of evangelism?
Graham's next outreach to be a mission to be sensitive to other cultures
World's highest-resolution commercial imaging satellite will investigate the Ararat Anomaly
Wine merchant Bulgarian Blueridge launches Jesus was born in a trough campaign
Actor on new WB comedy doesn't feel his character makes Christianity the joke
New study finds homeschooled children friendlier and more socially developed
Many peace-church leaders, shaken by attacks, reexamine their beliefs
Charities unrelated to September 11 face a difficult year
Todd M. Beamer fund established to care for children who lost parents on United Flight 93
Homosexual ordination, lordship of Christ are ongoing issues for conservatives
"Roy Moore fulfills a campaign promise with a 5,280-pound granite monument"
Whether scholarship or fiction, prophetic books are top sellers after September 11.
Two sisters are suing Watchtower Bible and Tract Society over policy to keep suspicions of sexual crime within the church
International relief organizations quickly work to aid Afghanistan refugees
More than a dozen Christians imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since last summer
Construction continues on congregational center in Israel pending court's ruling
Communist leaders in China are preparing to give formal recognition to unregistered religious groups, but house-church leaders are wary
Since the September 11 terrorist attacks, 15 Australian religious buildings have been vandalized.
"When the Holy Family fled Bethlehem, Herod's evil became a blessing for Egypt"
Two strong-willed reformers bring Coptic Orthodoxy back to life
"I'd begun to think of joy as a hard taskmistress, and of Christmas as her nasty elder sister"
In strife-torn Colombia, a teenage girl guides 100,000 kids in the search for peace—and adults aren't far behind
Evangelical relief agencies raise money to help hurting people. Critics say they manipulate donors. Agencies say they highlight the most telling truths. Who is right?
Two enemies—one attacked Pearl Harbor ; the other bombed Tokyo—find their lives eventually woven together by a Divine Wind
A Dallas program helps kids to say no to sex and drugs
Quotations to stir the heart and mind after the Christmas season
"Life before September 11 seemed more secure, but do we really want it back?"
"When a 15-foot-high stranger told Howard Finster to paint for God full time, he listened."
What the nation's largest charity knows about leadership
Christians aren't the only ones asking 'Why?' after September's tragedy
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”