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August 2007
Volume 51, Number 8
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Table of Contents
The world may have moved in next door, but non-English Scriptures remain frustratingly hard to find.
God really does judge the nations, new book argues.
Is this how to bring grace and savor to a crumbling civilization?
Journalist Rami Khouri on how the church can foster peace in a troubled region.
Short reviews of First Look, Then Start Talking, What Jesus Demands from the World, and If Jesus Were Mayor.
Not so fast, says Philip Jenkins in God's Continent.
It's emptiness, not fullness, that Jesus blesses.
The numbers we report are a matter of gospel integrity.
The Storehouse offers discount prices for rebuilding neighborhoods.
You may not be as powerless as you think.
'New perspective' scholars argue that we need, well, a new perspective on justification by faith.
Theologian and educator Ruth Padilla DeBorst says true Christian mission addresses issues of power and poverty.
How to really build a 'great society.'
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Comments from Ruth Graham, the Muslim Episcopal priest, a Christian teen in Gaza, and others.
Springsteen's religious imagery getting sharper.
Americans' opinions on Darfur and evolution, and other recent statistics.
Akinola defeated, Gospel Rescue Missions executive director appointed, and other news.
Three cheers for incompatibility.
Vietnam Christians sentenced, TBN acquires theme park, and the CRC votes on women in church office.
Faint echoes remind evangelicals of a nearly forgotten foe.
The president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission talks about his new book, The Divided States of America?
Christian lobbyists in Alabama fight over track betting.
Southern Baptists debate the role of their Message in hiring, firing.
Videotaped attack in India triggers protests as Dalit Christians head to Supreme Court.
Court: Students at some religious schools can't get state funds.
Opposition to homosexual behavior may now be a bar to high office.
When God Makes Sunbeams Collide with Waterfall Spray
When God Makes Sunbeams Collide with Waterfall Spray
Rainbows signify something more than a post-Flood peace offering.