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January 2004
Volume 48, Number 1
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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
InterVarsity campus work hits home at Christianity Today
Recent quotes on the Bible in A&W and the Pope on Palestinian terrorism
Membership in the Church of Scotland has dropped 22 percent—is that enough?
A Roman Catholic archdiocese sues over the word catholic.
Stats on God's existence, home schooling, and belief in God
"The events, people, and ideas of the past year that Christianity Today's news editors believe have shaped, or will significantly shape, evangelical life, thought, or mission"
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
"Bishops hold charges against dissenting clergy, but division and suspicion abound"
Growing pro-gay business agenda jeopardizes religious employees.
Bush administration drastically lowers goals for faith-based initiative.
Activists want Washington to confront Communist leaders for torturing and killing Christians
Egyptian state security police arrested and tortured Christian converts
Anglican bishop in Sudan sees massive church growth.
We've got bigger problems than the Pledge of Allegiance.
Our task is neither to shield nature from humanity nor to tame all wilderness.
When God fashioned man and woman, he called his creation very good. Transhumanists say that, by manipulating our bodies with microscopic tools, we can do better. Are we ready for the great debate?
One person's improvement is another person's degeneration.
Joni Eareckson Tada is driven forward by hymns of praise and her sovereign God.
How to become a diverse organization and keep your sanity
"Mike Yaconelli took risks, and tens of thousands of evangelicals loved him for it."
Quotations to stir heart and mind
How a ludicrous book can become an opportunity to engage the culture.
Chinese intelligence and security forces attack anew.
His faithfulness speaks louder than the few words devoted to him.
Unlike gnosis, the gospel is not for the few, the proud, the knowledgeable.
Billy Graham's vision goes from print to online, then back again.
A pastorally minded professor Challenges us to get angry the way God does.
These Christian reflections look at biblical, historical, and modern perspectives on aging.
Lauren Winner's latest book explores how 11 aspects of Judaism can enrich Christian practice
The Best Christian Writing 2004 is an eclectic sampling from the spectrum of Christianity.
Johnny Cash retells six years in the life of his hero, the apostle Paul.
The Christian virtues of humility and sacrifice filter through a tarnished triumph.
The best preachers have challenged earth to become more like heaven.
The events, people, and ideas of the past year that Christianity Today's news editors believe have shaped, or will significantly shape, evangelical life, thought, or mission.
How to Stop the Shootings
How to Stop the Shootings
There is no simple solution to America's gun violence. But there is hope.