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November 2006 2006
Volume 50, Number 11
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Cover Story

Looking for God in Russia: Finding Jesus in Orthodox Robes and Evangelical Jeans
Despite increasing repression, the life of Christ emerges in surprising ways.

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Inside CT: Agnieszka Tennant Moves On
Agnieszka Tennant moves on.
Malay Melee Over Conversion
Christian woman's case may determine whether Malaysians can leave Islam.
Georgetown Expels InterVarsity
Georgetown's Protestant chaplain bars evangelical groups from campus.
Morning-After Headache
FDA approval for Plan B does not quell criticism.
Passages
Beckwith granted tenure, Simpson's new president, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Clash of Churches in Lebanon
Catholic villagers attack Baptists, vandalize church.
Cutting Out <em>VeggieTales</em>' Core
NBC broadcasts pare down God talk.
Quotation Marks
Recent statements from Kerry, Dobson, Osteen, and Bush.
Gallery of Accusations Against Kinkade
Gallery owners allege fraud by Thomas Kinkade.
Do Evangelicals Believe in Astrology?
Recent statistics on how many evangelicals believe in astrology, the Religious Right, and other data.
CT News Briefs: Burned Churches and Baptist Fraud
Burned churches in Nigeria and Indonesia, plus a Baptist Foundation of Arizona update.
Q&A: Newt Gingrich
The former speaker of the House of Representatives on conservative Christians and politics.
Public Grievance
Calvin Seminary's first female professor alleges sex discrimination.
Olsen: Does Islam Need a Luther or a Pope?
American pundits debate whether centralized religious authority restrains violence.
Editorial: Theocracy, Anyone?
Jesus rules! But that doesn't mean we yearn for a state ruled by the church.
Editorial: More Americans Are Starving for Significant Relationships
A radically old way to reach out to a friendless culture.
CVP: Wake up. It's time.
It's time we figured out how to talk--and listen--to one another.
Ohio Evangelicals Mobilize for Clout
Ohio leaders draft a 'mighty army' to fight the 'secular jihad.'
High-Impact Leader and Shaker
Harry Jackson says it's time for a new civil rights movement and a new black church.
Races to Watch
Races where evangelicals play a decisive role in the November election. Today: U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.
Michigan's Gubernatorial Race About the Economy
Gov. Jennifer Granholm vs. Dick DeVos and the economy.
South Dakota's Unlikely Abortion Ban
Law 6 is in jeopardy as elections approach.
Embryonic Stem Cells Factor in the Race for Henry Hyde's Seat
Embryonic stem cells factor in the race for Henry Hyde's U.S. House seat.
Wendell Berry's Different Way to Live
Wendell Berry is inspiring a new generation of Christians to care for the land.
Church Adrift
An Asian Pentecostal argues that we need to know what the church is before we figure out what the church does.
Prison Fellowship at Thirty
Prison Fellowship president Mark Earley talks about challenges the ministry faces.
A Beacon of Hope: Cottage Industry Puts Nairobi Families on Their Feet
How one modest-sized church in North Carolina is making a big difference in the heart of Africa.
Reflections: Autumn
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Gushee: More Hope in Politics than in Church?
What happens when we lose confidence in the church.
Do Embryos Reflect God's Image?
It's hard to see the humanity of tiny embryos if we live by blind faith.
Contending for the Faith: Know What You're Shoooting At
What a dead bluebird taught Walter Martin about defending the faith.
No Theocracy Here
Respected religion journalist retains a clear affection for evangelicals.
How God Works Through Ordinary Churches
Ruth A. Tucker writes about how small churches are doing Christ's work.
Review: <i>Surprised by Jesus</i>
Tim Stafford interprets Jesus' life for a new generation in Surprised by Jesus.
A Profane Vision of a Post-Christian Future
Will Self's The Book of Dave
 Review: Martin Laird's <i>Into the Silent Land</i>
A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation
Lauren Winner reviews the Other <i>Plan B</i>
Anne Lamott's sequel to 'Traveling Mercies'.
Bookmark: The Changing Face of World Missions
A new textbook tackles the changing world of missions.
Reading the Bible with the Global South
Philip Jenkins on how global South Christians read the Bible.
Bookmarks: <i>Mrs. Hunter's Happy Death</i>
John Fanestil finds a model for today in the old tradition of the happy death.
Applying Bonhoeffer's Principle to the Middle East
Learning to regard people in light of what they suffer.
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