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November 2010
Volume 54, Number 11
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Table of Contents
Returning the growing fields and kitchen table to God.
Why Jesus commands us to be thankful.
Like the settlers of Plymouth Colony, today's refugees and asylum seekers have fled their homelands because of persecution of several kinds—not just religious.
Do laws defining personhood help the unborn?
Recent statistics on religious literacy, salaries for men and women in megachurches, and more.
Eddie Long talks about his bag of rocks, Calvin College mourns for irony, and other statements of note in the church around the world.
Pastors split over Bible reading in schools as fix for violence.
Roma Revival: Missionary efforts continue to succeed.
Recent deaths, appointments, and other transitions in the Christian world.
Reports of U.K. church's death may be premature.
N.C. proposal raises age-old questions of Baptist identity.
New faith-based school opens doors for young adults with intellectual disabilities.
More than in previous generations, 20- and 30- somethings are abandoning the faith. Why?
Vernon Grounds shaped the movement with a rare combination of gifts in apologetics, social justice, and pastoral counseling.
A new study suggests that evangelical pastors have been more likely to take public stances and candidates than their mainline cohorts.
Your responses to the September 2010 issue of Christianity Today.
Our media culture values outrage over truth. We can do better.
Discussion: Should Christians support laws that ban Muslim women from wearing the face veil in public?
Gratitude is also the one we are most likely to sabotage.
Book Reviews:
How the Christian faith will be a subversive—and liberating—influence in the Middle East.
How and why Michael Gerson believes Christians should not abandon the public square.
The gods of America, and the difference they make. A review of 'America's Four Gods.'
Picks from Darrell Bock, editor of 'Key Events in the Life of the Historical Jesus.'
Bill McKibben believes we can thrive on a planet that will never be the same. A review of 'Eaarth.'
George Pattison offers a new translation and selection.
Brief Reviews of 'Doctor Zhivago,' 'The Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion,' and 'The Man with the Baltic Stare.'
What they can, and cannot, teach evangelicals.
Short reviews of recent books worth considering.
Music Reviews:
One reason white America sings spirituals today.
In Every Issue
But it doesn't have to be this way.
Jamie Tworkowski’s nonprofit shows love to self-destructive teens.
Is Your Trip Tourism or Missions?
Is Your Trip Tourism or Missions?
After years of debate, the line is blurrier than ever.