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Volume 50, Number 5
May
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Cover Story

Nothing But the Blood
More and more evangelicals believe Christ's atoning death is merely a grotesque creation of the medieval imagination. Really?

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Tying Grace to the Cross
The old hymns capture our condition.
Passages
Promotions, deaths, and other items from the religion world.
Homeland Security's Catch-22 for Exiles
'Ridiculous' interpretation of law bars thousands.
Quotation Marks
Recent comments from Tom Fox, Mitt Romney, and Billy Graham.
Gridlock on Genocide
Pressure on Sudan mounts, but the killing continues in Darfur.
Whose Law in Afghanistan?
High-profile apostasy case highlights legal contradictions.
Go Figure
Recent stats on gifts to Pat Robertson, church attenders' view on the Iraq war, and mainline seminarians.
CT News Briefs
Palestinian Bible Society bookshop threatened, closed; church political activities investigated; Wal-Mart carries the pill.
Salary Quandary
Ministries pay executives less than their secular nonprofit counterparts. Should they?
Religious Freedom Isn't Free
Rights to faith and liberty are at risk in Afghanistan.
Stopping Genocide—Again
Ethnic bloodshed in Sudan's Darfur region remains the top crisis for U.N. ambassador John Bolton.
A New Kind of Urban Christian
As the city goes, so goes the culture.
The Debt Slayers
There's a reason there are more Christian financial advisers than ever.
Every Tribe and Class
If these missionaries have their way, millions of Taiwanese will no longer be too embarrassed or intimidated to go to church.
The Saints Go Marching Back
Poverty-fighting Christians labor to restore city workforce after Katrina.
Ponder These Things
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Post-Traumatic Faith
Understanding the plight of Christians who have killed in combat.
Visual Spirituality
Is religious art, like Michelangelo's 'Creation of Adam,' a violation of the second commandment when God is portrayed?—Steve Potts, Jackson, Mississippi
Crash
What our harrowing experience taught me about human nature.
Peace, Peace
From the front page to the obits, one day's news about Christian peacemaking.
The ACLU Is Not Evil
And neither are many people with whom we disagree.
Choking on Modernity
The Maker's Diet is part of the problem.
Crunchy Time
Rod Dreher says that conservative man cannot live by the free market alone.
The Scripture-Engaging Lincoln
A new biography is one of the best.
This Little Light of Mine
Sharing your faith does not have to be so intimidating.
The Legacy of Adoniram Judson
A new biography shows behind the successful missionary were three matchless women.
Searching for Cultural Authority
Neither nature nor experience are sufficient to interpret reality, writes Roger Lundin.
Trapped with Dr. X
An evolutionary philosopher's case against religion overpromises, underdelivers.
The Evangelical Unifier: History
Douglas Sweeney appeals to evangelicals of all stripes to sustain the movement's momentum.
Becoming a Christian
Twelve conversations with people who came to Christ.
A Long, Warm Glow
A respected evangelical elder on the life of faith.
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