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November 2006
Volume 50, Number 11
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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
Agnieszka Tennant moves on.
Christian woman's case may determine whether Malaysians can leave Islam.
FDA approval for Plan B does not quell criticism.
Georgetown's Protestant chaplain bars evangelical groups from campus.
Beckwith granted tenure, Simpson's new president, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Catholic villagers attack Baptists, vandalize church.
Recent statements from Kerry, Dobson, Osteen, and Bush.
NBC broadcasts pare down God talk.
Gallery owners allege fraud by Thomas Kinkade.
Recent statistics on how many evangelicals believe in astrology, the Religious Right, and other data.
The former speaker of the House of Representatives on conservative Christians and politics.
Burned churches in Nigeria and Indonesia, plus a Baptist Foundation of Arizona update.
Calvin Seminary's first female professor alleges sex discrimination.
American pundits debate whether centralized religious authority restrains violence.
Jesus rules! But that doesn't mean we yearn for a state ruled by the church.
A radically old way to reach out to a friendless culture.
Despite increasing repression, the life of Christ emerges in surprising ways.
It's time we figured out how to talk--and listen--to one another.
Ohio leaders draft a 'mighty army' to fight the 'secular jihad.'
Harry Jackson says it's time for a new civil rights movement and a new black church.
Races where evangelicals play a decisive role in the November election. Today: U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.
Gov. Jennifer Granholm vs. Dick DeVos and the economy.
Law 6 is in jeopardy as elections approach.
Embryonic stem cells factor in the race for Henry Hyde's U.S. House seat.
Wendell Berry is inspiring a new generation of Christians to care for the land.
An Asian Pentecostal argues that we need to know what the church is before we figure out what the church does.
Prison Fellowship president Mark Earley talks about challenges the ministry faces.
How one modest-sized church in North Carolina is making a big difference in the heart of Africa.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
What happens when we lose confidence in the church.
It's hard to see the humanity of tiny embryos if we live by blind faith.
What a dead bluebird taught Walter Martin about defending the faith.
Respected religion journalist retains a clear affection for evangelicals.
Tim Stafford interprets Jesus' life for a new generation in Surprised by Jesus.
Ruth A. Tucker writes about how small churches are doing Christ's work.
Will Self's The Book of Dave
A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation
Anne Lamott's sequel to 'Traveling Mercies'.
A new textbook tackles the changing world of missions.
Philip Jenkins on how global South Christians read the Bible.
John Fanestil finds a model for today in the old tradition of the happy death.
Learning to regard people in light of what they suffer.
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
He asked me how I knew my faith was true. I couldn’t give a compelling answer.