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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
The old hymns capture our condition.
'Ridiculous' interpretation of law bars thousands.
Promotions, deaths, and other items from the religion world.
Recent comments from Tom Fox, Mitt Romney, and Billy Graham.
High-profile apostasy case highlights legal contradictions.
Recent stats on gifts to Pat Robertson, church attenders' view on the Iraq war, and mainline seminarians.
Pressure on Sudan mounts, but the killing continues in Darfur.
Ministries pay executives less than their secular nonprofit counterparts. Should they?
Palestinian Bible Society bookshop threatened, closed; church political activities investigated; Wal-Mart carries the pill.
Rights to faith and liberty are at risk in Afghanistan.
More and more evangelicals believe Christ's atoning death is merely a grotesque creation of the medieval imagination. Really?
Ethnic bloodshed in Sudan's Darfur region remains the top crisis for U.N. ambassador John Bolton.
As the city goes, so goes the culture.
There's a reason there are more Christian financial advisers than ever.
If these missionaries have their way, millions of Taiwanese will no longer be too embarrassed or intimidated to go to church.
Poverty-fighting Christians labor to restore city workforce after Katrina.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Understanding the plight of Christians who have killed in combat.
Is religious art, like Michelangelo's 'Creation of Adam,' a violation of the second commandment when God is portrayed?—Steve Potts, Jackson, Mississippi
What our harrowing experience taught me about human nature.
From the front page to the obits, one day's news about Christian peacemaking.
And neither are many people with whom we disagree.
The Maker's Diet is part of the problem.
Rod Dreher says that conservative man cannot live by the free market alone.
A new biography is one of the best.
Sharing your faith does not have to be so intimidating.
A new biography shows behind the successful missionary were three matchless women.
Neither nature nor experience are sufficient to interpret reality, writes Roger Lundin.
An evolutionary philosopher's case against religion overpromises, underdelivers.
Douglas Sweeney appeals to evangelicals of all stripes to sustain the movement's momentum.
Twelve conversations with people who came to Christ.
A respected evangelical elder on the life of faith.
The Most Diverse Movement in History
The Most Diverse Movement in History
Christianity has been a multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic movement since its inception.