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April 2009
Volume 53, Number 4
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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
Your responses to the February 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
Layoff allegations reveal Calvinism tensions at Baptist seminary.
Islamic laws creep into half of Indonesia's provinces.
Recent appointments, deaths and other transitions in the Christian world.
While some take action, most evangelicals in the global South remain lukewarm on climate change.
A growing number of prison churches offer community for convicts.
Recent remarks by President Obama, John Piper and other news developments.
Get the numbers on "Prison Muslims," interfaith marriages, and money makers.
Evangelicals hope new Orthodox patriarch will improve ecumenical relations.
Churches and nonprofits poised to benefit from estate gifts.
Ministry raided, Christian college penalized, seminary sues former officer, and other news in brief.
The retired NFL coach speaks to CT about the family, faith, and virtue.
Christian college professors split on Texas science standards.
Lent reminds us that the main problem with us is not them.
The surprising rewards of Christian travel.
Modern sites that evoke the sacred.
Classic places where Christians have gone for centuries.
How to make a business trip a spiritual experience.
How we love our neighbor depends on what we think divine power looks like.
Rob Bell on why he talks about the Good News the way he does.
A mother catches glimmers of hope after losing a son.
Fast facts about risk factors, warning signs, and tips for saving lives.
Between his prolific writing, prominence in classical Christian education, and recent foray into public apologetics, Doug Wilson is becoming a mainstream evangelical. Maybe.
Working at my local food pantry helped me personalize the statistics.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
All believers welcome, so long as they aren't religious.
God's ways may be hidden, but his purpose for us is not.
It's a tangible, bodily thing.
Short reviews of Believing Again, Giants, and A Community called Taizé.
But is Genesis 1 the only text at issue?
A Harvard-educated reformed Jew grapples with the Old Testament.
On their first album in 8 years, Buddy and Julie are brilliant.
Short reviews of new albums by Sarah Brendel, Heather Headley, and Judd & Maggie.
Evangelicals need to brush up on basic Christian teachings.
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