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February 2003
Volume 47, Number 2
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Table of Contents
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
Recent comments on adoration and the religiosity of men
The Christian band declines a role in Saved. But what is this movie about?
The power of Jesus shows in magazine sales
Archaeologist predicts the future is grim for the ancient church's site
Student finds theological error in school's statement of faith
Evangelicals are causing a loss of income in Chile's sex trade
Letters reveal the Catholic nun had doubts about God
Survey finds low trust in the church
Abortion has cost 13 million African American lives.
Witness Lee group sues for $136 million over Harvest House cults article
Luis Palau to take Fort Lauderdale spring break festival nationwide
Supreme Court to decide if racketeering laws apply to anti-abortion activities
Increased seminary enrollment sevenfold ; wrote prophecy bestseller
Kosovo's evangelicals take slow steps toward ethnic reconciliation
Two men in burqas throw a bomb into a small church during worship
Sharing the Good News is not a hate crime
Abortion is no longer the ghastly growth industry it was in the 1970s and 1980s
An old movement appears anew—in the corporate world
Discerning wheat from chaff in the new business spirituality
How the higher self gets into business
Finding the Christian path in business
"Michael Novak, theological champion of the free market, reflects on what recent business scandals mean for church and state"
How a martyr's widow turned her life around and won India's prestigious Gandhi harmony award
How biblical patriarchy actually prevents abuse
How much is a church's good work worth?
American congregations give more to society than they get from it
Chet Thomas says it happens one village at a time
Does restraining your anger make you sick? Not according to Jesus
Hint: It's not just about getting people 'saved.
Record immigration pushes Christians out of their comfort zone
Quotations to stir the heart and mind
What you can do to help persecuted Christians in Nigeria
What do we gain from a bodily resurrection?
Darrell Bock thinks theologians should have a mission
"An interview with Darrell Bock, author of Purpose-Directed Theology"
But why is it so hard to admit?
Theologians Pinnock and Boyd like to take the Bible at face value-but is that enough?
Best Christian Writing 2002 explores diverse topics
Song of Saigon offers insight on Vietnamese culture and mission work
The God Who Hung on the Cross is a vibrant chronicle of an 81-year-old man's mission
Out of the Ruins follows the tradition of the finely crafted Ben Reese mystery series
Beware of doing ethics by crunching numbers
Are You Close to God? Your Answer Affects How You Read Scripture
Are You Close to God? Your Answer Affects How You Read Scripture
A new study suggests that both men and women who seek spiritual intimacy view the Bible more literally.