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October 2010
Volume 54, Number 10
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Table of Contents
How Al Mohler transformed a seminary, helped change a denomination, and challenges a secular culture.
Lawsuit questions 'church related' retirement plans.
Why the work of Christ makes all the difference in our care of creation.
Cape Cod's newly completed Church of the Transfiguration embodies the belief that beauty can nurture our communion with God.
Seventy times seven? I can barely forgive some corrupt clergy once.
So if 18 percent of Americans think Obama is a Muslim, is that a large number or a small one? Find out what 18 percent of Americans also believe.
Recent important developments in the church and world.
Stats on euthanasia, seminaries and honesty.
Glenn Beck's fruits, Robert Park's homecoming, and more.
Italian crucifix case creates a mixed bag.
Why Philip Yancey's newest book is debuting in Brazil.
Should Christians publicly denounce believers who vilify others?
Important developments in the church and the world.
How one pastor is tackling Haiti's complex challenges.
New fellowships will 'preserve the harvest' of new Christians.
William Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect founded Sierra Leone, then tolerated a form of slavery there, a new book reveals.
The strain of religious diversity tests Christians' own principles.
What place do Christians have in the tea party movement?
One of the forgotten keys to the dynamic worship of God.
It's not the time to withdraw from politics.
Your responses to the August 2010 issue of Christianity Today.
Book Reviews:
Now facing breast cancer and chronic pain, the author, speaker, and advocate talks about the blessings of suffering.
Being with Jesus every season of your soul.
Exploring the new horizons—and limits—of our perpetual chase for immortality.
By Reggie Joiner, author of 'Think Orange'
New research suggests scientists are more like neighbors than enemies of the faith. Andy Crouch reviews 'Science vs. Religion.'
Brief reviews of 'Creation Untamed', 'Wayfaring,' and 'Master of Disguises.'
The San Antonio pastor and author explains why he focuses on poverty in his latest book.
Short reviews of recent books worth considering.
In Every Issue
Learning from reformers, past and present.
Bryan Jennings takes the Good News to surfers.
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”