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March 2008
Volume 52, Number 3
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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
Hindu extremists exploit economic fears to launch attacks on Christians.
Supreme Court mulls lethal injections as Christian support for the death penalty drops.
Tony Blair's conversion, the new president of John Stott Ministries, and more.
Comments on teaching evolution, comparing Episcopal dissidents to child abusers, and more.
Muslim and Christian leaders seek common ground in conciliatory letters.
Post-assassination political fight puts the church at greater risk.
Recent statistics on abortions and births in the U.S., what voters mean by "moral values," embezzlement, and more.
Mars Hill Graduate School sued for sexual discrimination.
A professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the first director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, Dilulio is the author of Godly Republic: A Centrist Blueprint for America's Faith-Based Future.
Malaysia bans non-Muslim publications from using "Allah," Episcopal church takes disciplinary action against two conservative bishops, and April issue to be CCM magazine's last.
Tribal rivalries — including Christian-on-Christian violence — hamper healing.
Muslim states continue pressuring Christians.
Getting to the bottom of a cultural trend that has seeped into the church.
Criticisms of Willow's latest self-study do not undermine its value.
More and more, Christian men are admitting they've been caught in a vicious cycle.
And the Samson Society is sort of proud of it.
Reviving forgotten chapters in the story of redemption.
A Turkish theologian finds the image of Christ in the persecuted church.
Walter Russell Mead argues that evangelicals have a crucial role to play in American foreign affairs.
Walter Russell Mead on the benefits of division.
Working as a barista has tested me in ways that speeches, campaigns, and protests never did.
Freedom from cultural captivity does not mean freedom from tradition.
The Swiss retreat now tends less to philosophical skeptics than to disaffected evangelicals.
The high spots of my life have been anything but expected.
How one West Coast ministry reaps kingdom profits by planting businesses.
ECFA and IRS recommendations for churches that run businesses.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Laughter is serious business.
God's chosen people need Jesus as much as we do.
In What's So Great About Christianity, Dinesh D'Souza is skeptical of skepticism and enthusiastic about the faith.
Short reviews of Soldier's Heart, Bill Bright and Campus Crusade for Christ, and Encounters of the Spirit.
The Abstinence Teacher nearly turns fundies into real people.
A pie maker's gift brings energy to quirky dramedy 'Pushing Daises.'
A documentary traces the history of shape-note singing.
Joe Henry's Civilians portrays a country needing grace.
In post-Communist Germany, Christian political involvement is surging.