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August 2006
Volume 50, Number 8
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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
Our growing families.
Principled collaboration by churches is urgently needed to help defeat HIV.
Why has it been so hard for organizations to treat Israel like any other state?
Hindu monarchy abolished; churches can now register.
Roy Moore defeated, Regent University dean and Biola president retire.
Two upcoming films target the 'Passion'
Debate rages even after Senate and House reject federal amendment.
The intolerance of the tolerant and comments from Frank Page and Bono.
Christian activists question Global Fund's AIDS strategies.
Recent stats on Americans' faith and forfeits.
Court affirms that Daystar bid should have won TV station.
Newdow and InnerChange rejected in court, archeologists debate new find's support of the Bible.
A defense of the large family by a 'six-time breeder.'
Large families are a small but growing minority.
'O say can you see ... ' a church where many cultures work together in Christ?
Michael Gerson, recently resigned Bush speechwriter and adviser, on how evangelicals should comport themselves in the public square.
What can science really tell us about faith?
Freedom of conscience and 'reproductive rights' clash at the local drugstore.
Pursuing morality in a pluralist society.
Counting the cost of refusing a prescription.
Controversial decisions at the recent General Convention have accelerated the break-up of the Episcopal Church.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
A fledgling group in China tries a 'new' strategy to secure human rights.
The finicky femininity of 'Captivating' by John and Stasi Eldredge.
The Baby Business
New Scripture adaptations are not your father's comic books.
Psychotherapy that uses Scripture without ignoring science.
Why to keep your word—and the Word.
Contemporary African Christologies are rich and varied.
Two historians tell why Christian thought went AWOL during the civil war.
Morality and religion from Edmund Burke to Lionel Trilling.
Ravi Zacharias defends Christianity using the narrative of his life.
This collaboration between Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker is a thrilling disappointment.
Ruling imperils faith-based programs around the country.
I Was a Violent Klansman Who Deserved to Die
I Was a Violent Klansman Who Deserved to Die
Yet at the height of my segregationist fervor, God showed me mercy.