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October 2018
Volume 62, Number 8
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Table of Contents
Features
Cover Story: God of the Second Shift
The theology of work conversation is thriving. Why are most workers missing from it?
What space exploration tells us about human curiosity, from Eden to Mars.
Other than God and people, they’re the most mentioned living thing in the Bible.
When I wanted to take Communion in prison, I had to “steal” it.
As he retires from public ministry, the ‘Celebration of Discipline’ author reflects on the heart of spiritual formation.
News
The Cost of Religious Freedom
When advocacy for persecuted Christians harms their fellow believers.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our October issue).
The World Evangelical Alliance explains why it’s engaging more with Rome.
Ahead of the midterms, the Billy Graham Center Institute examined the most infamous statistic about faith and the 2016 election.
Views
Abortion Is Wrong. That's Not Why Roe v. Wade Is Wrong.
A better case for overturning a bad Supreme Court precedent.
Transition is part of God's original design. So is his peace in the midst of it.
Rainbows signify something more than a post-Flood peace offering.
Reviews
Mr. Rogers Had a Dangerous Side
Underneath the gentle smile and neighborly manner, he was driven by anger at the way the world treated children.
The former megachurch pastor asks today’s churches to measure their practices against the New Testament standard.
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
How prayer and friendship helped an expecting mother through a devastating fetal diagnosis.
You and I have a murder problem, even if we're 100-percent murder-free.
In Every Issue
Our October Issue: Rethinking Vocation
Work is both “do what you love” and “do what you must.”
Extending CT’s reach for the next generation of Christian leaders.
Responses to our July/August issue.
I was rolling on Ecstasy when the scales suddenly fell from my eyes.
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Show Them the Money: Gospel for Asia Faces Class Action over Christmas Catalogs
Show Them the Money: Gospel for Asia Faces Class Action over Christmas Catalogs
Lawsuit reflects the complexity of making giving to missions more tangible.
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