Table Of Contents
November 2016
Volume 60, Number 9
Read CT anywhere you go.
Subscribers have full access to CT's digital archives, including special issues. Download a PDF of this issue, or browse individual articles below.
About The Archives
The CT archives are a rich treasure of biblical wisdom and insight from our past. Some things we would say differently today, and some stances we've changed. But overall, we're amazed at how relevant so much of this content is. We trust that you'll find it a helpful resource.
  • Print Issue
  • All November 2016 Articles

Cover Story

India: The World’s Most Vibrant Christward Movement
Why it’s the best and worst of times for India’s burgeoning churches.


How Gratitude Made Ann Voskamp an Activist
Ann Voskamp’s rural Canadian life may seem picture perfect. But with her new book, the intensely shy writer could spark a social movement among North American Christians.
An Evangelical's Guide to the Enneagram
What's behind the popular self-assessment tool making its way to your church.
You Are Plural
Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior. Here's why they matter.
God Is Not Out to Get You
The Lord delights in you and sings over you. Can you believe it?
Why I Forgave the Man I Once Plotted to Kill
Revenge fantasies were darkening my heart before I trusted in Jesus.


The Year of Living Hopelessly
2016 tempted us toward nihilism. We don’t have to go there.
The Bible Never Says ‘All Men are Created Equal’
How the New Testament offers a better, higher calling than the Declaration of Independence.
How to Regain Cultural Capital
The persecuted church shows the power of community amid social hostility.


Does Protestantism Need to Die?
Or to recover its riches? Two Protestant luminaries look at the legacy of the Reformation, 500 years later.
Evangelism, Without the Weird Aftertaste
How to share the gospel without making other people—or ourselves—so uncomfortable.
Wilson's Bookmarks
From John Wilson, editor of Books & Culture.
Paul Doesn’t Care Whether You Like Him
An excerpt from 'Paul Behaving Badly.'


Let My People Build
After 160 years of suppression, Egypt makes room for new churches.
Gleanings: November 2016
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our November issue).
Why Africa Needed Its Own Study Bible
And why Americans might want one too.

More from this Issue

Reply All
Responses to our September issue via letters, tweets, and Facebook posts.
Pressing and Prescient
Reflecting on my nine-plus years at CT.