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December 2005
Volume 49, Number 12
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Table of Contents
It's a sad but necessary reality that some denominational splits are justified.
The best of evangelicalism didn't prepare me for this struggle.
An old, proud actor discovers that Jesus came for elitists, too.
We can fight compassion fatigue by planning ahead.
Despite recent rapprochement, evangelicals and Catholics remain far apart on key issues.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Without corrective surgery, women with fistula injuries become outcasts.
How one Mexican pastor is transforming his community.
Professor learns hard lessons in the school of prayer.
A unique and proven strategy for changing society.
You won't understand the genius of C. S. Lewis's literary criticism, satire, science fiction, and theological essays until you spend time in Narnia.
Quick reviews of John Paul the Great, Only Human, The Doors of the Sea, and Talking the Walk.
C.S. Lewis's impact is about to reach new grounds, but for many of us, Lewis has shaped us from childhood to adulthood.
A guide to the best new books about the man and the myths.
How Anne Rice moved from fascination with vampires to renewed faith in Christ.
Weight loss for me isn't about beauty or health.
The temptation to evade moral pronouncements is ever with us.
How a reserved British intellectual with a checkered pedigree became a rock star for evangelicals.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Recent stats on working parents, divorce, and missions spending.
Recent comments on boxing, the Qur'an, and public faith.
U.S. announces first sanctions following 1998 law.
Alaska Christian College defunded, churches to receive federal Katrina aid, persecution in India, church wins suit against Colorado DOT.
Ravaged New Orleans seminary vows to return to urban site.
Muslim power, social unrest are key issues in the debate.
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