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January 2007 2007
Volume 51, Number 1
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Cover Story

Saving Girls from a Life of Prostitution
The 'business' of helping the sexually exploited help themselves.

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Inside CT: Sex Isn't Work
A Church's Mega-Headache
Church fights town restrictions on services.
European Court Backs Salvation Army
But the broader struggle for religious freedom continues.
Passages
Deaths of Allen Finley and Pierre Gemayel, Installation of Katharine Jefferts Schori, and other stories.
2006 in Review
The events, people, and debates of the past year that Christianity Today's editors and writers believe have shaped, or will significantly shape, evangelical life, thought, or mission.
Status Quota
Britain's faith schools welcome students from other religions.
Bring Back 'Blue Laws'?
Study: Laws banning Sunday commerce encourage moral behavior.
Quotation Marks
Comments on same-sex marriage, Syria, Twinkies, and the Republican defeat.
Go Figure: Big Government, Bell Ringers, and Hate Crimes
Do evangelicals like big government? And other statistics.
Assyrian Christians Flee Nineveh
Threatened by persistent violence, Assyrian Christians in Iraq want to govern themselves.
Church Planting's Ghost Growth
Baptist report: Some 'failed' church plants never existed.
Christianity Today News Briefs
Nicaragua bans abortions, Kingsway to build a bigger church, a $75 million donation, and the Partial-Birth Abortion Act
Ted Olsen Explains How Conservatives Saved Christmas
We bullied stores out of "'Happy Holidays.'" Hooray?
Editorial: Go Gently into That Good Night
Fear of mortality lies at the root of our bioethics confusion.
Reviewing the Fundamentals
Ted Haggard's fall raises crucial questions about holiness.
Child Sex Tours
The average victim is 14, and Americans make up 25 percent of the customers.
N.T. Wright's Mere Mission
N.T. Wright talks about how to present the gospel in a postmodern world.
Upside-Down Mission
Distinguishing between home and mission field no longer makes sense.
A Different Type of Evangelism
Discovering where hope begins in a village in Mozambique.
Reeling from Adultery
How churches heal after the pastor commits adultery.
A New Life Family's Struggle
One family deals with its pastor's fall.
Spoils of Victory
Pro-life Democrats hope party's takeover will remove stigma.
Reflections: Signs of the Church
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Do Likewise: Dethroned
Jesus puts the all-important self in its place.
Guthrie: The Shocking Thing to Do
Want to shock your neighbors? Try forgiving them.
Stephen Carter: Give Parents a Say
The current public school model isn't working.
A Call for Peace Between Calvinists and Arminians
Roger Olson calls for a ceasefire in a long-running theological civil war.
Bookmark: <i>The Gospel According to the Beatles</i>
Steve Turner's The Gospel According to the Beatles.
Bookmark: <i>The Beloved Community</i>
Christianity fuels social justice in The Beloved Community.
Francis Collins' Faith in Evolution
Francis Collins issues a call to stand on the middle ground.
Bookmark: <i>Simple Church</i>
Simple Church calls churches to focus on making disciples.
Bookmark: <i>Dangerous Nation</i>
Robert Kagan's Dangerous Nation.
Review: <i>Dangerous Knowledge</i>
A scholar rescues the reputation of generation of Middle East scholars.
Bookmark: <i>Ricardo the Fierce</i>
A not-so-clinical book for those touched by special-needs kids.
Bookmark: <i>Paradigms in Conflict</i>
Paradigms in Conflict argues against changing missionary theories and practice.
The Herods and the Gospel
If you had five minutes with the President, what would you say?
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