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September 2008
Volume 52, Number 9
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Table of Contents 2008
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
With one book off to the printer, Andy Crouch contemplates beginning another.
Some Jamaicans aren't eager to see a Bible in the country's majority language.
Churches get creative amid soaring gas prices.
Democrats and Republicans vie for the title in their upcoming elections.
An Islamic nation decides to enforce its worship restrictions after all.
Prof says first-century tablet tells of messiah who will die and rise.
Recent remarks on politics, sex, and other issues.
Religion coverage in the primary season, the difference between "churched" and "unchurched" America, and the abortion decline.
The Florida Outpouring revival concerned Pentecostal leaders.
Exclusivist view of Christianity might not be so rare.
The government keeps trying to favor one kind of religion over another.
The upside of $4-a-gallon gas.
Our best response to the world is to make something of it.
Andy Crouch says there's no reason to get paralyzed by our 'culture making' mandate.
Catherine Rohr's program redirects prisoners' entrepreneurial savvy.
Artist Makoto Fujimura launched the International Arts Movement to 're-humanize the world.'
After leaving Capitol Hill, Mark Rodgers started helping investors find artists.
Bob Muzikowski turns vacant lots into fields of promise.
Meritt Sawyer and friends revive the value of family and the printed page.
Emphasizing the big gospel can make it hard to communicate any gospel.
Richard Foster's disciplined attention to spiritual formation began early on.
How do leaders — who must get subordinates to follow their lead — practice the discipline of submission?
How to stop thinking of singleness as a problem.
You get asked some pretty strange things when you speak the language of Jesus.
Doug Johnston is going where few foreign policy experts have gone before.
In his last two books, Brian McLaren presents more clearly than ever his vision of the gospel.
McLaren shows us not only where 'post-evangelicals' are going, but also how they get there.
Muslim-background believers in the U.S. struggle to find Christian community.
Satellites allow Iranian Christians to come alongside believers back home.
$70 million and Mart Green's business acumen are repairing a scandal-scarred school.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Trying to organize a God who transcends.
Why the Great Commission still applies.
Eldredges's sense of divine guidance makes a Calvinist's heart burn with envy. Or caution.
John Wilson's short reviews of The Future of Christian Learning, To Live Upon Hope, and The Palace Council.
Why females younger and younger are being portrayed as sexual objects.
The Hold Steady reminds us of "something bigger."
The Christian life is about the journey as well as the destination.
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”