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June 2008
Volume 52, Number 6
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Table of Contents
Global evangelicals don't necessarily vote like American evangelicals.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Short reviews of The Great Awakening, The Return of History and the End of Dreams, and Making the Best of It.
Egalitarians should rely more on careful exegesis and less on political ideologies.
Complementarians need to recover a fully biblical view of women — and of handling theological disagreement.
Why are the candidates ignoring the huge problem under our noses?
I Once Was Lost has wisdom for those trying to reach young skeptics.
The New York pastor explains why he's taking his ministry model on the road.
How a simple salutation points us toward a new society.
Jay Smith confronts Muslim fundamentalists with fundamentalist fervor.
Southeast Engine harks back to the prophets.
What Fox TV's public confessional reveals.
Why virtue trumps policy.
Denise Isom, Ken Behn, and Rodney Hammer resign; Dottie Rambo and Maria Sue Chapman dead.
Getting our body in sync with our message.
Why we refrain even when premarital sex is safe and "natural."
Our gospel may be small because we fail to believe that God animates many social movements.
Ground-level religious discrimination against Messianic Jews may be changing.
Speaker Pelosi's Bible, "how it is" with drug dealers, Ted Turner's turn, and other recent remarks.
Candidates are scrutinized ever more closely for their spiritual associations.
Capital punishment returns, Cedarville’s trustees uphold firing, and the House votes for debt forgiveness.
Cornerstone appoints new president, Clyde Cook remembered, ten Booms honored by Israeli Holocaust authority, Sherri Klouda dismissed.
China's restrictions force ministries to retool their efforts.
Recent statistics on 100 years of Gideon Bibles, charismatic Catholics, and other subjects.
Influential megachurch moves away from seeker-sensitive services.
Wives of slain missionaries sue Chiquita for complicity in the murders.
Struggling congregation alleges the denomination sold its sanctuary unlawfully.
Kenneth Copeland turns to IRS to avoid Senate inquiry into prosperity ministries.
Mouw is president of Fuller Theological Seminary and a supporter of Evangelicals and Catholics Together.
Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
When I wanted to take Communion in prison, I had to “steal” it.