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February 2004
Volume 48, Number 2
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Table of Contents 2004
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
Evangelicals are gaining respect among mainstream journalists, and that would have pleased Carl Henry.
Democrats seek to show that they also have faith-based values.
Prison officials may not place substantial burden on religious exercise
Denomination concerned about character and conduct of church criticism
Recent deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
Evangelicals try to reach Mormons with respect - and hard science.
Big Idea primes itself for recovery with a new owner.
Three million Colombians are displaced, with few prospects.
Family saw prisoner injured and bound with heavy chains.
Protestants disillusioned with Good Friday Agreement.
Violators of new law to be punished by fines or corrective labor.
Condoms and abstinence can both play a role in AIDS prevention.
A constitutional amendment defending marriage is worth the effort.
Christians have a part to play in helping Islam adapt to democracy.
James Meeks is pastor of one of Chicago's larges churches and stat representative of the city's five poorest districts. And that's just part of his ministry.
Evangelicals have become major players in American culture, and that may be their biggest problem.
What brings evangelicals together is also what pulls us apart.
Why my husband finally refused to end my life during my two-month coma.
Hope for Colombia dwells inside its most lethal killing field - Bellavista Prison.
What exactly does courage look like in an age of abortion?
A medical journey on the Rio Negro in Brazil's Amazon Basin
Robertson McQuilkin reflects on his wife's long battle with Alzheimer's.
Biblical storytelling conveys the realities of our faith better than almost any other form of communication.
How a dying jewelry tycoon shares the pearl of great price with Panama's elite
Quotations to stir heart and mind
If Christ has truly defeated the powers of Satan on the Cross (Col. 2:15), why do the powers of evil effectively operate in this world?
A profound Christian rethinking of power is overdue.
A lesson in trust from a grounded crow.
The author of Bowling Alone discovers Evangelicals can be trusted at the civic table.
This series of essays finds hope among New York City lives.
After a car accident killed his wife, mother, and daughter, Jerry Sittser was left asking, Why?
Two well-known gurus of biblical finance team up for a one-two punch on building a God-honoring financial portfolio.
Robert Webber urges churches to catch the spirit of the ancient model.
A rock musical for a new generation tells the gospel in MTV language—for better or for worse.
It's a witness even the most jaded find impressive.
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”