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February 2006
Volume 50, Number 2
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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
A new book chronicles in detail the life of the dictator.
A new hip-hop Biblezine tries to give God street cred.
David Gushee's mission at Union University and in CT.
Southern Baptists bar new missions candidates from glossolalia.
Á la carte cable pits wholesomeness against evangelism.
Promotions, deaths, and other items from the religion world.
Evangelist had told Chinese house churches to register with government.
Parental notification laws, under consideration by Supreme Court, are expanding.
Recent comments on living with C. S. Lewis, a nude Bible, wrongful birth, and I.D.
Modernizing Persian Gulf leader allows first Protestant building.
Recent stats on Christian colleges, belief in God, and the number actually offended by 'Merry Christmas'.
IVP's new imprints, Walgreens suspends "morning-after pill" objectors, American Baptist non-breakup, and more news from around the world.
Evangelicals generally support Roman Catholic decision on gay seminarians.
Dubbed Graham sermons reap unprecedented global response.
Local churches should network in the war against the virus. A Christianity Today editorial.
How to resist the demons that accompany influence and savvy.
And why there should be no exceptions.
Christians in intelligence services are conflicted over the use of torture.
Discovering God's time-management.
Protesting injustice is necessary, but not enough.
Should we protest the system or invest in a life? Yes.
The most Baptist state in the world—Nagaland—is vying to become a powerhouse for cross-cultural missions.
In an age of abundance, how do we survive with our souls intact?
Freedom House's Paul Marshall says Shari'ah is both less and more dangerous than you think.
Lovers of Aslan should heed the warnings from the creator of Hobbes.
Why Jesus favors mustard seed-sized ministry.
Disappointments prompt early retirement.
While overall support for George W. Bush has plummeted, evangelicals remain surprisingly loyal.
How one ministry partners with churches to put the homeless back on their feet.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Fixing global poverty requires more than Rick Warren's PEACE plan.
Saving the world one cashmere sweater at a time.
The safe thing to do with power and possessions.
The nation's public sociologist looks at America's religious diversity.
David Horowitz on life without God.
Rethinking unfashionable notions of bravery, heroism, and sacrifice.
Jan Karon gives readers what they're hoping for in the series' final volume.
Rather, love God for who he is, says John Piper.
How the ubiquitous genre actually misrepresents life.
Rick Santorum's It Takes a Family is an example of how not to fight the culture wars.
Changing the law isn't enough.
‘Evangelical’ Isn’t Code for White and Republican
‘Evangelical’ Isn’t Code for White and Republican
The movement is richer and more diverse than media portrayals suggest.