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July/August 2013
Volume 57, Number 6
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Table of Contents
Even those passages about shellfish, mixed fibers, and animal sacrifice.
He wrote and taught like no one else on the 'with-God life.'
Yes—if we set our eyes on the Cross of Christ. A pastor's response.
We're troubled by God's commands for Israel to wipe out entire peoples. Why we should be encouraged.
It's part of a much broader teaching in Scripture.
The radio journalist speaks about her faith, vocation, and what most media miss about evangelical Christians.
After Fukushima’s tragedy, God moved church leaders to the disaster-zone frontlines, where they encountered Jesus in fresh ways while serving their neighbors.
Scholar Atsuyoshi Fujiwara says Japanese are showing new interest in Christianity.
Japanese create postdisaster Christian community through fellowship, discipleship—and jewelry.
Christians have good reasons to resist gender-neutral alternatives.
Where God was amid my mom's mental illness.
How setbacks in my life revealed the Lord's true character.
Conservative Christians are more likely to say they're targeted.
Important developments in the church and the world.
The U.S. government got food aid to 45 million last year. Can it do better?
A 2008 crackdown on religious worker visas has left many immigrant churches in the lurch.
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Experts weigh in on whether or not churches should disassociate with the youth organization over its gay-members policy.
Charismatic churches surge in growth amid a devout—and sometimes violent—Hindu majority.
The church’s response to the LGBT movement must be that matter matters.
Three views on foreign-born preachers in the pulpit.
How far will women—and all of us—go to prove we're in control?
A new book suggests otherwise, but it is dead wrong.
Book Reviews:
The 'Battle Hymn of the Republic' has marched its way through American history. But does it do justice to Jesus?
The beloved Christian apologist's best books range beyond the Chronicles of Narnia.
Bruce Strom’s legal assistance nonprofit takes its cues from the Good Samaritan.
My glimpse into the hopes, anxieties, and regrets of the homeless in Harvard Square.
From the editor of Books & Culture.
How family and faith sustained Frank Page as he grieved the loss of his sweet, but troubled, Melissa.
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
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A tribute to Christianity Today's esteemed editor in chief.
It took a fatal mistake to wake me up to the gospel.
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