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February 2011
Volume 55, Number 2
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Table of Contents
Features
Bible translations that avoid the phrase "Son of God" are bearing dramatic fruit among Muslims. But that translation has some missionaries and scholars dismayed.
Fatal attacks trigger exodus of Christians from major cities.
Mark Regnerus, the early-marriage sociologist, shares his latest research on young adults' sexual attitudes and behavior.
News
Apple's anti-app "animus," Pat Robertson's pot pronouncement, and other statements of note in the church around the world.
Church members' giving is decreasing in the recession, especially as a percentage of income.
Observers discuss whether Christians are generous enough with their money.
A petition suggests that the New Revised Standard Version would be at odds with C.S. Lewis’s convictions.
Bible translations that avoid the phrase "Son of God" are bearing dramatic fruit among Muslims. But that translation has some missionaries and scholars dismayed.
The "Read with Discernment" program listed popular authors as "strictly for critical study or research."
Affordable units help Middle Eastern Christians stay put.
Views
What you thought of the December 2010 issue of Christianity Today.
Consistency means not singling out those with same-sex orientation. The same standard should apply to all.
Conforming to the truth of the faith is necessary for survival.
Christian thinkers weigh in on what churches should do about meeting the sojourner.
A lesson from a headless snake.
Reviews
Book Reviews:
Judges whittled 427 submissions down to 11 winners.
To read well is to prepare oneself to live wisely, kindly, and wittily.
It's time to reassess the posture of perpetual outrage.
Music Reviews:
CT picks the year's best in popular music.
In Every Issue
We're glad our readers value the 'nobility of diction.'
The manager of Patheos' evangelical portal clarifies the gospel online.
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Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’
Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’
California pastor opens up about the most difficult sermon of his career—and the prospects for resurrecting ministry from the ashes.
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