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June 2006
Volume 50, Number 6
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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
Anti-Darwinists downplay 'missing link.'
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Contrary to precedent, few plan to boycott The Da Vinci Code.
Recent comments on Intelligent Design, church architecture, and the term evangelical.
Activists hope to change North Korea by punishing China's economy.
City's response to Christian youth event poses legal question.
Recent stats on voting for evangelicals, belief in The Da Vinci Code, and collegiate religion.
CT spoke with Bock, Dallas Theological Seminary research professor of New Testament and author of the forthcoming The Missing Gospels (Nelson), about the stir caused by the Gospel of Judas release in early April.
Palestinian Bible Society's Gaza bookshop reopened, Biola awards Antony Flew, and Indian Christian granted bail.
Democrats and Republicans disagreed about what to use as a textbook.
The hoopla over the Gospel of Judas is both absurd and revealing.
How to win over enemies and influence people.
The Da Vinci Code is raising issues that go to the heart of the Christian faith—and it's starting to confuse us all.
Bart Ehrman's doubt as a student at Moody has turned to agnosticism.
Not all extracanonical manuscripts reveal a 'lost Christianity.' The church's earliest discipleship manual—the Didache—is as orthodox and relevant as it gets.
Out of 37 publishers and 240 titles, our judges selected 22 of this year's best books.
Too many Christian books miss the mark.
Audio is the new medium, and Christian publishers are getting the message.
Robert P. George explains how a simple experiment reveals the great divide in our culture.
Politics hinders aid to 11 million East Africans.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
European anti-Semitism is more widespread than has been let on.
What did Jesus mean when he said that we would do greater things than he did?—Tyler Willian, Los Angeles, California
Why grace is so rare among Christians.
A new book offers ministry insights for their unique challenges.
When Christian bands bite the hands that praised them.
Archeological study questions the Bible's take on Israel's united kingdom.
Economic globalization is an opportunity for missions says Ken Eldred.
Between 1850 and 1900 evangelicals dominated the English speaking world, says David Bebbington.
Michael Kazin explains why American politics needs another William Jennings Bryan.
This impressive history of prayer in America neglects theology.
Jesus is the truth whether we experience him or not.
‘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.