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September 2004 2004
Volume 48, Number 9
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What God Hath Not Joined
Why marriage was designed for male and female.

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Inside <em>CT</em>: The Cure of Gay Souls
Pastoral care of gay people in our congregations cannot wait.
Keeping the Sabbath
Is it wrong to mow the lawn on Sunday?
Cracking Down on Conversions
Buddhist radicals push tough new laws.
Senate Showdown
Activists say fight against gay marriage has only just begun.
Passages
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world
Quotation Marks
Recent quotes on abstinence, playing Jesus, and religious hatred.
Go Figure
Recent stats on fewer Protestants, female administrators, and religious book sales.
Loose Lips
Christians in Hong Kong worry over remarks by broadcaster.
Q & A: Deborah Dortzbach
The international director of HIV/AIDS programs at World Relief talks on our progress, and regress, with AIDS.
<em>Christianity Today</em> News Briefs
Making amends with Anabaptists, AmeriCorps teachers banned from Catholic schools, and the Graham Staines hospital.
Bad Cops
Christians say false evidence led to murder acquittals.
Court Guts Porn Law
Activists promote other methods
The Values-Driven Voter
The values bandwagon is being pulled apart. Which way is more scriptural?
Never Again?
Genocide in Sudan tests our commitment to justice.
A Crumbling Institution
How social revolutions cracked the pillars of marriage.
The Man Behind the Marriage Amendment
It's just as well that Matt Daniels loves a good fight, because he has a big one on his hands.
Thirteen Bad Arguments for Same-Sex Marriage
Why the rhetoric doesn't stand up under scrutiny.
Southern Baptist Surprise!
Why are so many African Americans attracted to a church that was once identified with white racism?
The Visit
An almost clichéd form of Christian service to the elderly remains one of the most vital.
Unintelligent Debate
It's time to cool the rhetoric in the Intelligent Design dispute.
A False Cry of Peace
Wilfred Mlay, World Vision's regional vice president for Africa, discusses the crisis facing black Muslims in Darfur.
So, Who Owns the Sanctuary?
Dissenting mainline churches struggle to retain their property.
Teaching and Learning
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
When God Doesn't Heal
Why doesn't God cure everyone who prays fervently for healing?
Pro-Abortion Madness
The abortion lobby has abandoned its rationales amid pro-life gains.
Loving Military Enemies
War does not exempt Christians from the second-greatest commandment.
The Art of Debating Darwin
How to intelligently design a winning case for God's role in creation.
Fighting Zealous Tolerance
With truth under attack, Voddie Baucham Jr. says Christians need to better learn how to engage the culture with the gospel
Fish Tales
The Catch tells fishing stories that connect three generations.
Clearing the Clutter
Kevin Miller shares tips on Surviving Information Overload
Courtroom Thriller
Dying Declaration combines faith, race, and politics into a page-turner.
Theological Tango
Debut novel for adults reflects big themes in a small town.
Forgetting God
Why decadence drives out discipline.
Forgetting God
Why decadence drives out discipline.
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