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March 11 , 2002
Volume 46, Number 3
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Table of Contents 2002
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
Behind Timothy George's remembrance of W.A. Criswell.
Dracula is still causing a scene in Romania.
"Comments on Christian conversion, praying, and Britney Spears."
"If it's too loud, then you're located next to a music shop."
"Skywriter Jerry Stevens wanted to share his faith, not scare a town."
Can an atheist lead a protest from the grave?
CleanFlicks and Movie Mask give film fans an alternative.
Unitarian Universalism and Wicca don't mix well in Houston.
"At a Washington Assembly of God, prayers for fertility are answered."
Gender-accurate language? Text notes? How about Bibles with supermodels and superheroes?
Mediation may help in determining financial liability in Canadian abuse cases.
Air Force officer fights rule requiring her to wear Muslim covering.
Society of Christian Ethics gives cautious support to military effort.
Wisconsin vows to appeal setback of Bush-supported initiative.
Federal appeals court reinstates Victoria Leyva's religious discrimination suit.
Men's prayer group for Burnhams perseveres six days a week.
Christian relief groups step up to help destitute Afghans in remote camps.
Pakistan scraps system in which religious minorities could only vote for candidates of their own faith.
"Central Asian countries experienced freedom, growth, repression, and now uncertainty."
All indications say the hostages are still being held captive in the jungles of Basilan Island.
A special committee debates whether the new structure would overwhelm the adjacent church site.
"Stand up, stand up for Jesus at civic events."
Americans will surrender their constitutional values if nobody acts to expand Charitable Choice.
"Top communists, despite their denials, endorse arrest and torture of Chinese Christians by the thousands."
The New York archive of religious persecution in China contains numerous government documents that show how the government controls religion.
Tortured to the point of death
Beaten for Hosting Bible Studies.
Surviving on tiger's diarrhea.
How a bitter atheist helped besieged Christians—and became a believer.
"A look at the history of two Kentucky seminaries—one liberal, one evangelical—shows how evangelicals won the Protestant mainstream."
"A plea from a Christian husband and father who, day by day, resists his homosexual desires."
W.A. Criswell showed remarkable openness and flexibility when these traits were rare among evangelicals.
Two models of marriage claim biblical warrant and vie for evangelicals' allegiance. Advocates of both claim good results. But do we have to choose?
"When it comes to gender roles, CT readers oscillate between complementarian and egalitarian ideas."
The man who altered the course of black Baptist history finally has his say.
Quotations to stir the heart and mind at Easter.
What you can do to help persecuted Christians in Iran.
This enduring American slang leaves plenty out in the cold.
A survey of labels finds the message—if not the creativity—is intact.
Historian Grant Wacker explains why Pentecostals survived and even flourished.
The recent trend of lying is no accident.
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
He asked me how I knew my faith was true. I couldn’t give a compelling answer.