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December 2006
Volume 50, Number 12
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Table of Contents 2006
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
Leaders praise new NAE chief, debate direction.
British airline sends employee home for wearing crucifix.
Nobel Prize boosts growing microfinance ventures.
Joel Hunter steps down from presidency of the Christian Coalition of America, C. Ben Mitchell becomes director of the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, and other stories.
Comments on Will Graham's first crusade, getting over sexual abuse, Catholics and contraception, and the image of Islam.
Evangelicals protest mandatory Christian curriculum in Israel.
Saddleback Church assumes Purpose Driven, scales back programs.
Figures from the midterm elections.
Famous black voices eagerly join audio Bible project.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's suit; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and private prayer languages; Child Custody Protection Act; Air Force Academy.
Pregnancy care centers move to the inner city.
It's not speaking in tongues. It may be the prosperity gospel.
The Ted Haggard scandal exposes our movement's strengths and weaknesses. A Christianity Today editorial.
Protect religious freedom by exercising it responsibly. A Christianity Today editorial.
Why the mother of Jesus was more revolutionary than we've been led to believe.
The real achievement of 'The Nativity Story' is its portrayal of Joseph.
Being a counterculture for the common good begins with what we choose to focus on--and to overlook.
Fascination with the Great Tradition may signal deep changes for both evangelicals and the Orthodox.
One ministry's unusual approach to saving AIDS orphans in Africa.
Gregory Sisk's research finds that courts treat fringe religious groups better than Catholics and Baptists.
Genocide in western Sudan proves nearly impossible to stop.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
When 'lover of my soul' language goes too far.
Civilization itself is the target of extremist Muslims.
And you thought secular bias on campuses was bad. Stephen Carter reviews The Decline of the Secular University.
How the doctrine of the Trinity shapes Christian life.
Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond) on being in Hollywood but not of it.
Two books that make a delightful difference.
Serving With Eyes Wide Open prepares short-term missionaries to be culturally sensitive.
David Gushee reviews essay collection The Freedom of a Christian.
A Jew Among the Evangelicals is a Jewish reporter's analysis of the Evangelicals around him.
Eugenics has made a lethal comeback.
The Most Diverse Movement in History
The Most Diverse Movement in History
Christianity has been a multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic movement since its inception.