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March 2009
Volume 53, Number 3
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Table of Contents 2009
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
Goodbye to Pete Hammond and Ignite Your Faith.
Your responses to the January 2009 issue of Christianity Today.
Reconciliation work goes on despite worst violence since 1967.
Authorities order Yangon churches to stop meeting.
Christian health workers just want to follow their religious beliefs.
Missionaries' imprisonment shows the security risks of support e-mails.
Recent remarks on mouthy pro-life people, forcing students to contemplate religion, and other news developments.
Get the numbers on homeschoolers, church conflict, and religion's influence.
Recent appointments, deaths, and transitions in the Christian world.
Physician-assisted suicide is spreading beyond Oregon's borders.
An association accused two Christian colleges of violating academic freedom, India's Supreme Court promotes religious liberty, and other news in brief.
Recession leads evangelistic ministries to shift to lower-cost methods.
The current proposals to lower the abortion rate will only make things worse.
Christian publishers struck the right chord in 2008.
Why we're more down than ever—and the crucial role churches play in healing.
Three questions to ask—five ways to respond.
They helped, at least in the beginning.
How local churches can handle — and prevent — depression.
Our theology makes all the difference in fighting depression.
The untold success story of Willow Creek in Africa.
What would John Calvin say to Dick Cheney?
The man who is the voice of God and the incarnation of Screwtape.
The anguish of working for those who suffer for their faith.
Richard John Neuhaus helped inspire a generation of evangelicals to participate boldly in the public square.
Philip Jenkins says we need a theology of church extinction.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
In my desire to be 'seeker-friendly,' I'm often guilty of concealing Jesus.
Why Peter Singer makes the New Atheists nervous.
These authors don't flinch from sin's depth — or grace's power.
Baader-Meinhof, One Square Inch of Silence, and Wrestling with God.
Best books to read before Easter.
The wisdom of becoming deeply rooted in one community.
It's up to the viewer of 'Finger of God' to determine whose they are.
Andrew Bird's latest explores what it means to be human.
Get into the Saint Patrick's Day mood with an eclectic selection of websites concerning all things Irish.
The meaning of the election; the work yet to be done.
Baptists and Catholics Helped Save Thousands of Florida Marriages
How Baptists and Catholics Together Helped Save Thousands of Florida Marriages
A faith-based marriage campaign in Jacksonville appears to have driven divorce rates down. Can the model be replicated?