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July 2005
Volume 49, Number 7
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Table of Contents 2005
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
The Holy Land has always been treacherous.
Mother claims infant was born alive.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Church fight pits venerable congregation against governing body.
House hesitates on sonograms.
Buddhist radicals seek to curtail Christian witness.
Recent comments from Garrison Keillor, Jane Fonda, Chan Chandler, and Ken Salazar.
July 10 election could determine the church's status in this Muslim nation.
Political priorities for citizens of the kingdom.
Anti-religion group seeks to block federal funding of Alaska school.
Recent stats on America as a Christian nation, creation and evolution, and liking Muslims.
Religious freedom in Vietnam and China, Messianic Jews in Israel, and Millard Fuller.
Curriculum critical of evolution nears approval in Kansas.
After 50 years in ministry, Jack Hayford continues to confound stereotypes—all to the good.
And two more apostolic questions today's church must answer.
A dying urban church found new life to be costly.
The leader of nearly 18 million Nigerian Anglicans challenges the West's theology and control.
The local joke is that Gaza is hell. But that doesn't seem to deter ministry there.
Some remain politically neutral.
Quotations to stir the heart and mind.
Why I wouldn't want to live there.
If Leviticus or Jude suddenly disappeared from Scripture, would we notice?
Christ commanded us not to judge others, but aren't there times when common sense or prudence requires it? Asked by Stephen Hunt, St. Paul, Minnesota
Eritrea ramps up brutal crackdown on Christians.
Telling stories of U.S. morals through the prism of the Ten Commandments.
What the North Korean regime meant for evil, God used for good.
Baptists and Catholics Helped Save Thousands of Florida Marriages
How Baptists and Catholics Together Helped Save Thousands of Florida Marriages
A faith-based marriage campaign in Jacksonville appears to have driven divorce rates down. Can the model be replicated?