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March 2003
Volume 47, Number 3
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Table of Contents 2003
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
Things are changing for China's church
"Recent comments about Christians as jurists, coworkers as families, and Jesus as a terrorist"
"In Japan, couples want a Christian-style wedding—without the religious meaning"
Billy Graham appears on the list of most admired men for the forty-fifth time
Ultrasounds help crisis pregnancy centers reduce abortion
David Hager appointed to committee despite criticism from prochoice camps
Canadian high court orders school board to reconsider pro-gay books
Anthropologist says Latter-day Saints' teaching wrong about Native Americans
"Facing growth problems, controversial group changes leadership structure"
Jewish group sues over AmeriCorps support for religious groups
"They are pushing for health care, free education, and an improved economy"
"Hindu militants threaten to expel evangelists, stop conversions"
Hong Kong's Christians fear antisedition measures will curb religious liberty
"Regardless of their positions on Iraq, Christians have much they can do"
Any person can stand outside the church and critique its obedience to the gospel
"The world's biggest rock star tours the heartland, talking more openly about his faith as he recruits Christians in the fight against AIDS in Africa."
"From the beginning, U2 has engaged spiritual questions"
Forget 'quiet diplomacy'—it doesn't work
Polemics at home and abroad does not prevent religious persecution
Frederick Buechner's most recent works shed light on the shadows of the human heart
Joni Eareckson Tada responds to Christopher Reeve and others
How should we respond in a psychological age?
Quotations to stir the heart and mind
By voting we place our hope in the next world
"If the Holy Spirit is in us, why can't we love one another?"
Three Christian apologists evaluate the conference speaker's life and teachings
Brian McLaren's sequel to A New Kind of Christian touches other tenets of faith
The Tao of Enron takes lessons from the second-largest bankruptcy in American history
God Encounters' imaginative essays find new approaches to an ancient practice
Sutter's Cross is filled with true-to-life church characters
The youthful ID movement flexes its muscles in two documentaries
"In Russia, the vocabulary of faith needs interpreters"
Why We Still Need Christian Colleges
Why We Still Need Christian Colleges
As the liberal arts struggle, we should rally around Christian campuses that still embrace them.