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July 2007
Volume 51, Number 7
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Table of Contents
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
Joe Maxwell knows everything from evangelicalism to skinning squirrels.
New museum touts young-earth view.
Herod the Great's final resting place said to be found.
John Stott retires, Zondervan CEO resigns, Biola kicks off centennial with a new president, and other news.
Biggest Christian conference splits amid growing atonement debate.
Comments on getting permission to convert in Malaysia, China 2008's missionary potential, and other topics.
Recent statistics on religious books and Muslims and Christians.
Missouri Baptists frown on beer as evangelistic hook.
Nazarenes rethink entire sanctification.
Shuler, a Democratic Congressman from North Carolina who ran as a social conservative, defeated a Republican incumbent in 2006.
The Center for Reclaiming America for Christ closes, Iraq added to religious rights watch list, and InterVarsity back at University of Wisconsin-Superior.
You can tell a lot about someone by what he says about Falwell.
Why justification by faith alone is still our defining doctrine.
Recent martyrdoms sadden us but cannot make us despair.
Africa's rapid embrace of prosperity Pentecostalism provokes concern--and hope.
Arlene Sanchez Walsh on the African-style prosperity gospel right in our backyards--in immigrant Latino churches.
When you enter the Valley of the Shadow of Death, things change.
Ugandan-born theologian Emmanuel Katongole offers a new paradigm for missions.
My life in the troubled, redemptive church.
Bob Roberts has an idea that may change American congregations, if not the world.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Thrift and care for the environment go hand in hand.
The Christian life was never meant to be a cakewalk.
Is mass evangelism dead?
God's War is the new standard in the field.
Short reviews of Dissident Discipleship, When Saints Sing the Blues, and Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters.
Webber's Divine Embrace touches both head and heart.
Michael Landon Jr. on making movies for Christians.
Pioneer Brian Doerksen on what's wrong with worship music.
The clash with Islam is over new global realities.
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