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April 2009
Volume 53, Number 4
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Table of Contents
But is Genesis 1 the only text at issue?
Working at my local food pantry helped me personalize the statistics.
Short reviews of Believing Again, Giants, and A Community called Taizé.
All believers welcome, so long as they aren't religious.
Fast facts about risk factors, warning signs, and tips for saving lives.
A mother catches glimmers of hope after losing a son.
Rob Bell on why he talks about the Good News the way he does.
God's ways may be hidden, but his purpose for us is not.
Between his prolific writing, prominence in classical Christian education, and recent foray into public apologetics, Doug Wilson is becoming a mainstream evangelical. Maybe.
How we love our neighbor depends on what we think divine power looks like.
Short reviews of new albums by Sarah Brendel, Heather Headley, and Judd & Maggie.
On their first album in 8 years, Buddy and Julie are brilliant.
It's a tangible, bodily thing.
Lent reminds us that the main problem with us is not them.
How to make a business trip a spiritual experience.
Modern sites that evoke the sacred.
Classic places where Christians have gone for centuries.
The surprising rewards of Christian travel.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Churches and nonprofits poised to benefit from estate gifts.
The retired NFL coach speaks to CT about the family, faith, and virtue.
Get the numbers on "Prison Muslims," interfaith marriages, and money makers.
Your responses to the February 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
Evangelicals need to brush up on basic Christian teachings.
Ministry raided, Christian college penalized, seminary sues former officer, and other news in brief.
Recent remarks by President Obama, John Piper and other news developments.
A growing number of prison churches offer community for convicts.
Evangelicals hope new Orthodox patriarch will improve ecumenical relations.
Recent appointments, deaths and other transitions in the Christian world.
Islamic laws creep into half of Indonesia's provinces.
Layoff allegations reveal Calvinism tensions at Baptist seminary.
While some take action, most evangelicals in the global South remain lukewarm on climate change.
A Harvard-educated reformed Jew grapples with the Old Testament.
Christian college professors split on Texas science standards.
Christian, What Do You Believe? Survey Says Probably a Heresy About Jesus
Christian, What Do You Believe? Probably a Heresy About Jesus, Says Survey
Third study of the state of American theology, examining 34 beliefs, released by Ligonier Ministries and LifeWay Research.