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December 2006
Volume 50, Number 12
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Table of Contents
Fascination with the Great Tradition may signal deep changes for both evangelicals and the Orthodox.
Two books that make a delightful difference.
Gregory Sisk's research finds that courts treat fringe religious groups better than Catholics and Baptists.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
A Jew Among the Evangelicals is a Jewish reporter's analysis of the Evangelicals around him.
One ministry's unusual approach to saving AIDS orphans in Africa.
Famous black voices eagerly join audio Bible project.
Being a counterculture for the common good begins with what we choose to focus on--and to overlook.
David Gushee reviews essay collection The Freedom of a Christian.
Genocide in western Sudan proves nearly impossible to stop.
Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond) on being in Hollywood but not of it.
And you thought secular bias on campuses was bad. Stephen Carter reviews The Decline of the Secular University.
Civilization itself is the target of extremist Muslims.
Serving With Eyes Wide Open prepares short-term missionaries to be culturally sensitive.
How the doctrine of the Trinity shapes Christian life.
When 'lover of my soul' language goes too far.
It's not speaking in tongues. It may be the prosperity gospel.
Eugenics has made a lethal comeback.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's suit; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and private prayer languages; Child Custody Protection Act; Air Force Academy.
Protect religious freedom by exercising it responsibly. A Christianity Today editorial.
Figures from the midterm elections.
Comments on Will Graham's first crusade, getting over sexual abuse, Catholics and contraception, and the image of Islam.
The Ted Haggard scandal exposes our movement's strengths and weaknesses. A Christianity Today editorial.
The real achievement of 'The Nativity Story' is its portrayal of Joseph.
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.
Why the mother of Jesus was more revolutionary than we've been led to believe.
Pregnancy care centers move to the inner city.
Saddleback Church assumes Purpose Driven, scales back programs.
Nobel Prize boosts growing microfinance ventures.
British airline sends employee home for wearing crucifix.
Leaders praise new NAE chief, debate direction.
Evangelicals protest mandatory Christian curriculum in Israel.
Christian, What Do You Believe? Survey Says Probably a Heresy About Jesus
Christian, What Do You Believe? Probably a Heresy About Jesus, Says Survey
Third study of the state of American theology, examining 34 beliefs, released by Ligonier Ministries and LifeWay Research.