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February 19 2001, 2001
Volume 45, Number 3
February 19
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Is God.com Dead?
Investors lost faith in iBelieve.com, Lightsource.com was extinguished, and Crosswalk is being run over. What happened to the for-profit Christian Web site boom?

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Something Retro
Video: And the Word Came with Pictures
The former American Uranium Inc. mines a new market of Christian consumers, looking for gold on the silver screen.
Plugging In: Not Just for Visitors
Churches are discovering their Web sites can do more than tell people how to find the building on Sunday morning.
Whole Lot of Clicking Going On
Some results of the Pew Internet and American Life Project
Gene Screening Raises Questions
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis allows parents to choose children for their genes.
Charity: Businesses Find Money in Charity
Are for-profit Web sites skimming the collection plate?
Law: Christian Nonprofits Divided on IRS Proposals
Web sites may have to limit hyperlinks and monitor message boards for political activity.
Bioethics: Feds Teach Kids Not to Hack
FBI launches morality education program for would-be computer criminals.
Crossing Barriers: Arabs Outside Middle East to Hear Webcasts
Satellite ministry uses Net to extend reach
Good Idea, Fallible Filters
Why even free-speechers liked the Children's Internet Protection Act
'We All Believe In Something'
And Beliefnet believes the answer to serving both God and mammon lies in being as interfaith as possible.
Open Debate in the Openness Debate
It's been centuries since Luther nailed his theses to a church door, but the Internet is reintroducing theological debate to the public square.
The Wireless Gospel
Sixty-two years ago, Back to the Bible joined the radio revolution; now it is finding new media for its old message. A case study in evangelicals' love affiar with communications technology
No Luddites Here
Evangelicals have (almost) always been quick to adopt communications technologies.
Ten Books, Twenty-Two Ounces
The incredible lightness of reading may make the e-book the format of choice
Not Your Grandfather's Mission Field
From lighter radios to lightning fast computers, technology is speeding up ministry and easing the load at Wycliffe Bible Translators
Trained to Thrill?
Catechumen, the first Christian video game with a decent budget, is garnering praise from critics.
Religion on the Final Frontier
From a religion-free utopia to a myth-laden spirituality, Star Trek's 30-year mission has always been haunted by questions of God
Truth, Suitable for Framing
Before there was the Internet, there was the Talmud. And they have a lot in common.
Andy Crouch: Promises, Promises
Our technology works. But all idols do at first
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