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June 2016
Volume 60, Number 5
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Table of Contents
11 Portraits of Charleston Survivors' Grief and Grace
CT sent a reporter and a photographer to be with the family members of several victims.
Why this missionary’s prayer changed from “Send me home, Lord” to “Use me.”
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If church leaders and artists have been estranged in western culture, then David Taylor is helping to lead them into a more blissful union.
Churchgoers are willing to embrace fine art, but artists don't know if they want to claim the church.
The evangelical university has received negative press on LGBT matters. My own experience paints a different picture.
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Only some believers are ordained. But all are priests.
Daily Bread and Bombs in Ukraine
A snapshot of Christian witness in the world (as it appeared in our June issue).
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue).
A graphical look at Pew's research on the lives of highly religious Americans.
The perplexities of pilgrimage to Israel by Arab Christians.
Does it matter that Twitter bots circulate vastly more Bible verses than real pastors?
The complexities of cleaning God's house.
Why we needn’t fear the worst-case scenario.
When it comes to 'boyfriend' language, we draw the right conclusion for the wrong reasons.
In a society rife with racial conflict, US evangelicals are in a unique position to build cross-cultural bridges.
The author and activist puts a human face on the capital punishment debate.
Victor Lee Austin was living a Song of Songs life. Then he learned what it’s like to become Job.
From John Wilson, editor of Books & Culture.
An excerpt from 'Slow Kingdom Coming.'
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
In Every Issue
The operative word behind this issue of CT.
Responses to our April issue via letters, tweets, and Facebook posts.
I had no untapped, unanswered yearnings. All was well in the state of Denmark. And then it wasn’t.
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.”