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October 2003
Volume 47, Number 10
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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
Ben Witherington is the poster boy for writer deadlines
Black congregation offers whites five dollars to attend
"Recent comments from V. Gene Robinson, Archbishop Peter Akinola, and Ted Haggard"
Recent figures on faith and politics
Jewish elites broker new relations with evangelicals
Messianic Jew sues University of New Orleans over ban
"Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world"
Christians help lead federal campaign against prison rape
An interview with Barry Black
Lawyers take $2.5 million of $3.7 million settlement
Christians take different paths as road map hits impasse
They fear Aristide plans to renew 200-year national pact with the devil.
Similar codes have been established in Great Britain and Canada
Agency pays school debts of medical missionaries
The cultural success of evangelicalism is its greatest weakness
Let's not make the Commandments into a graven image
The James bone box controversy reveals the politics beneath the science
Why I still think the James bone box is likely to be authentic.
How it ravishes our souls
"Three friends, four spiritual laws, and other legacies of Bill Bright"
How Christians thrive in the land where ethnic and religious strife is always just around the corner
Why InterVarsity Christian Fellowship was derecognized at some of America's leading universities
Ten truths that can help reformers survive (and thrive) at annual denominational meetings
"Quotations to stir the heart and mind from Van Gogh, Dante, Thomas Merton, and others"
Ceasefires and peace talks bow to greater powers in Sudan
How do we learn the deep 'one another' community of Scripture without being in close proximity?
Hebrew thinking in a Greek world
How should Christianity's Jewish heritage change how Gentiles relate to their faith?
It's still impossible to predict what will advance the gospel in Hollywood
A convert from Islam answers critics hostile to the Christian mission
Loving the God we don't understand
"The Yale historian and missiologist talks about his conversion, Muslim-Christian relations, Anglican troubles, and the future of Christianity"
Christopher Hall and John Sanders continue their debate over open theism
Robert Louis Wilken explores early Christian thought
Gary Moore's biblical approach to financial management
A high school teacher finds the sacred in all the wrong places
One small ruling for Texas; one giant leap into a cultural abyss
The Most Diverse Movement in History
The Most Diverse Movement in History
Christianity has been a multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic movement since its inception.