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August 2006 2006
Volume 50, Number 8
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The Case for Kids
A defense of the large family by a 'six-time breeder.'
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Love to Love Children
Our growing families.
The AIDS Team
Principled collaboration by churches is urgently needed to help defeat HIV.
Leveling the Investment Field
Why has it been so hard for organizations to treat Israel like any other state?
New Life for Nepal
Hindu monarchy abolished; churches can now register.
Big Screen Jesus
Two upcoming films target the 'Passion'
Marriage Matters
Debate rages even after Senate and House reject federal amendment.
Roy Moore defeated, Regent University dean and Biola president retire.
Quotation Marks
The intolerance of the tolerant and comments from Frank Page and Bono.
Go Figure
Recent stats on Americans' faith and forfeits.
Prevention Wars
Christian activists question Global Fund's AIDS strategies.
Playing Favorites
Court affirms that Daystar bid should have won TV station.
<em>Christianity Today</em> News Briefs
Newdow and InnerChange rejected in court, archeologists debate new find's support of the Bible.
A Counter Trend—Sort Of
Large families are a small but growing minority.
Our Transnational Anthem
'O say can you see ... ' a church where many cultures work together in Christ?
How Then Shall We Politick?
Michael Gerson, recently resigned Bush speechwriter and adviser, on how evangelicals should comport themselves in the public square.
Trivializing the Transcendent
What can science really tell us about faith?
Pharmacists with No Plan B
Freedom of conscience and 'reproductive rights' clash at the local drugstore.
Law or Free Market?
Pursuing morality in a pluralist society.
The Noesen Saga
Counting the cost of refusing a prescription.
Falling Apart
Controversial decisions at the recent General Convention have accelerated the break-up of the Episcopal Church.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
'A More Practical Approach'
A fledgling group in China tries a 'new' strategy to secure human rights.
What (Not All) Women Want
The finicky femininity of 'Captivating' by John and Stasi Eldredge.
Ka-Ching! You're a Parent
The Baby Business
Word Made Brash
New Scripture adaptations are not your father's comic books.
<em>Darkness Is My Only Companion</em>
Psychotherapy that uses Scripture without ignoring science.
Making Promises
Why to keep your word—and the Word.
The Jesus of Africa
Contemporary African Christologies are rich and varied.
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Gory
Two historians tell why Christian thought went AWOL during the civil war.
The Moral Imagination
Morality and religion from Edmund Burke to Lionel Trilling.
Jesus from East to West
Ravi Zacharias defends Christianity using the narrative of his life.
Peretti in the House
This collaboration between Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker is a thrilling disappointment.
Bad Judgment
Ruling imperils faith-based programs around the country.