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