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July 2009
Volume 53, Number 7
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Table of Contents
When the 'true love waits' pledge card has worn off.
Why the conservative movement is a model of democratic values.
Short reviews of Jericho's Fall, Religion in the National Agenda, and Naming Infinity.
What the battle for traditional marriage means for Americans—and evangelicals.
George Whitefield's tomb is attracting a brisk flow of visitors. Just don't make a big deal about it.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
A recent survey reveals what Muslims detest most about the West.
Rethinking the image of God helped me to decide.
One Baptist college's social (and evangelistic) experiment in having Muslim students on campus.
We can be 'speciesists' and show compassion for animals.
Christianity Today puts a spotlight on a hidden story.
Cuba still ranks low on religious liberty.
The Communist island's improbable revival is 15 years old and growing stronger.
Short reviews of new albums by Jars of Clay, Phillip LaRue, and Billy Ray Cyrus.
Aaron Strumpel returns human struggle to the Psalms.
Historian Mark Noll talks about how U.S. missionaries have—and have not—shaped the faith in other nations.
A word from Christianity Today International's president.
Robert Wright thinks God is okay, as long as he behaves like a secular humanist.
Your responses to the May 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
Opening our blinds to the prevailing wonder of creation.
Many vets are ambushed by post-traumatic stress disorder. But some churches are coming to their defense.
The Stoning Of Soraya M. exposes a dark side of Islam.
Or, how not to be a deadbeat son or daughter.
African churches seek a better response to polygamy than in years past as western churches address new same-sex marriages.
Get the numbers on the Republican Party, what Americans consider to be morally wrong, and new church attendees.
Recent remarks on Sonia Sotomayor, whether waterboarding is torture, and other news developments.
James Hudson Taylor III dies, Abilene Christian University and Wheaton College presidents retire, and other news in brief.
Youth Specialties refocuses training events after pushback.
Habitat for Humanity receives a $100 million donation, Asbury Theological Seminary lays off 16 employees, and other recent news.
Orissa Christians breathe easier after election defeat of Hindu extremists.
The son of a famous evangelist tells CT why he left The Hour of Power.
Nationwide job shortage pushes limits of resettlement system.
Facing lawsuits and an FBI probe, Angel Food's story bears warnings about family-run mega-ministries.
Pro-life advocates wonder whether doctor's murder will reshape debate.
Investigation links Malatya murders to cabal of generals, politicians.
Top Story June 22, 2018
Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
We should seek their well-being—but also prepare for strong disagreement on what that entails.