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Volume 49, Number 5
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Table of Contents
It was the failures of my sexual history that brought me to see it as sin.
Chastity is a spiritual discipline for the whole church.
Quick reviews of new books.
The 2005 survey winners and how they were picked.
How the winners of the third annual survey earned their employees' loyalty.
If Satan thinks they are a key battleground, shouldn't we?
Moral values are fostered by shared community values.
Terri Schiavo prompted a national debate, but there's still much unresolved.
Leading advocate of emergent movement mourned.
Americorps allowed in Catholic schools, and North Korea leads Open Door's persecution list.
Why should church buildings get so much of the financial, physical, and social attention that is rightly due to the needs of Christians and others? Asked by Kofo Olomu, Cotonou, Benin
Authentic worship reveals both the friendship and fear of God.
Recent stats on Congo's war, volunteering, and Terri Schiavo.
Genocide in Darfur must be stopped.
Francis Schaeffer's ministry is bigger than ever.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Spiraling health costs squeeze Wal-Mart as they do every other large company.
Christians are among those sounding the alarm about the ethics of this retail giant. Are the worries justified?
Druze attack Christians in 'pogrom.'
Recent stats Congo's war, volunteering, and Terri Schiavo
Two Kansas abortion clinics refuse to comply with court order.
The unknown story of how John Paul II ushered Campus Crusade into Catholic Poland.
Just arguing our liberties can blind us to our duties.
Recent comments on Ashley Smith, the church as mall, and religion and politics in Britain.
Church leaders report more than 200 new incidents of persecution.
Leading bioethicist Gilbert Meilaender discusses the problems of withdrawing Terri Schiavo's lifeline.
Christians divided over federal bankruptcy bill.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Conservative theologians dismayed by recommendations on gay unions.
An equally strong ban, however, is stalled in Congress.
U.S. Anglican leaders evade request.
Christians suffer for joining the cry of 'Syria out.'
She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
Christian leaders reflect on the women from history who’ve influenced them.