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June 2004
Volume 48, Number 6
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Table of Contents
The patched-up life and unshabby message of Brennan Manning.
Quotations to stir heart and mind
Thinking Against the Grain asks what it means to think like a Christian.
Water from Stone says Christians are addicted to problem solving, when they should be seeking Christ.
Bad Ground confirms W. Dale Cramer as a bright new voice in faith fiction
Legalizing gay marriage will lead to more family breakdown and crime.
There are some places that bring the distant biblical text closer to our lives.
Church leaders who admonish politicians on moral issues are doing their jobs.
A sliver of hope for Christian women who suffer beatings, rape, and forced conversions to Islam.
Recent federal bill recognizes the humanity of the fetus for the first time.
Does it open the door to 'therapeutic cloning'?
Southern Baptists fund hundreds more workers for the field.
Recent gadfly theories about church council conspiracies that manipulated the New Testament into existence are bad—really bad-history.
Christian-friendly senior organizations challenge AARP.
Marguerite Shuster explores what we have become as sinners.
We honor 22 titles that bring understanding to people, events, and ideas that shape evangelical life, thought, and mission.
Christian Times Today attempts long shot amid soured business deals.
Shadowmancer, Britain's hit fantasy novel, conjures darkness so the light will shine brighter.
Disaffected orthodox Episcopalians start new ministries.
The FCC has rejoined the war against indecency.
Four books try to break, crack, or decode the deception.
Gibson film draws big Muslim crowds.
Recent statistics about evangelicals' perceptions.
'That smile put me to shame'
Government harasses churches in Eritrea
What Christian books on the topic are, and are not, communicating.
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
New wave of violence begins.
Rich Cizik of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) on a new initiative in Morocco.
Recent comments on fetus life, abortion rights, and CCM piracy.
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