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November 2013
Volume 57, Number 9
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Table of Contents
How Lewis Lit the Way to Better Apologetics
Why the path to reasonable faith begins with story and imagination.
Detroit pastor Christopher Brooks says apologetics in urban settings must be both intellectual and 'soul-ish.'
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We are strangely attracted to the One we dread.
Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke brings old-time gospel back to America.
Lamppost Farm says it may be good for your soul.
30,000 die each year of alcohol poisoning. New Christian programs bring faith into rehab process.
Is there anything good in the controversial worlds of Katniss and Ender?
Important developments in the church and the world.
Foreclosures are slowing—except for congregations.
A priest and a sea captain’s solution to saving Mideast Christianity: Join the Israeli military.
Where leading American Christian scholars disagree.
The NavPress–Tyndale alliance could signal a new publishing normal.
Yes, but don’t we need something more from our churches?
What really sticks when leading a friend to Christ.
Whether or not to immerse ourselves in Islam’s holy book.
Despite our faith's rich artistic history, we wrongly trash-talk Christian works.
Critics say American Christianity downplays Christ's suffering. Two Reformed scholars answer the charge.
Christena Cleveland examines the cultural differences that frustrate the quest for Christian unity.
Maybe you're not crashing and burning. But it's dangerous to stay stuck in neutral.
From the editor of Books & Culture.
Common practices like yoga and acupuncture have roots in other religions. Are we ignoring that?
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
In Every Issue
He’s still showing us how to pay attention.
Readers respond to the September issue via letters, tweets, and blogs.
Of all people surprised that I became an evangelical Christian, I'm the most surprised.
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
In the ministry’s first major innovation in seven decades, the children now do the choosing.