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August 2010
Volume 54, Number 8
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Table of Contents
Homespun, savvy, and with a relentless focus on Jesus, Beth Moore has become the most popular Bible teacher in America.
If the apostle Paul knew fatigue, anger, and anxiety in his ministry, what makes us think we can avoid them in ours?
Four themes that characterize Beth Moore's teaching.
Christians gave Albert Camus good reasons not to believe. He gave me a reason to return to faith.
A new biography helps us sense what life was like for the "pretty weird" and highly influential Julian of Norwich.
This year, four world missionary conferences are celebrating the Edinburgh meeting's centennial, but with distinctly different views of its legacy and future.
Stats on Americans who expect Jesus to return, minutes spent in religious activities, and religious giving.
Sharing the gospel, Joni Eareckson Tada on breast cancer, and more.
Missionaries follow migration to city centers.
Recent deaths, appointments, and other transitions in the Christian world.
São Paulo parade highlights more than the gospel.
Observers weigh in on whether Christians have a special responsibility to have children.
The 2000 Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act takes shape.
Your responses to the June 2010 issue of Christianity Today.
We can no longer act like creation care is a secondary issue.
Should Christians continue to smuggle Bibles into China?
Why God's law is good news.
Why we're afraid of it, and why we shouldn't be.
Book Reviews:
In 'Be Very Afraid,' sociologist Robert Wuthnow explains how Americans typically respond to fear.
Picks from Timothy George, founding dean of Beeson Divinity School.
The main problem with most marriages, says Paul Tripp, is lack of submission—to God. A Review of 'What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage.'
Reviews of 'The Natural Desire to See God,' 'Calvin's Ladder,' and 'Layover in Dubairom' from the editor of Books & Culture.
The latest edition of 'Operation World' spotlights a shifting global church.
Finding your way back to Jesus-shaped spirituality.
Quick reviews of recent books worth considering.
In Every Issue
Beth Moore can reach all kinds of people. Even me.
Robert Gelinas, the Jazz Theologian, marches to the beat of a smooth drummer.
The Most Diverse Movement in History
The Most Diverse Movement in History
Christianity has been a multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic movement since its inception.