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August 12 1996, 1996
Volume 40, Number 9
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ARTICLE: Faith Unto Death, Part 1
A meditation on the lives of contemporary martyrs.
ARTICLE: Faith Unto Death, Part 2
A meditation on the lives of contemporary martyrs.
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EDITORIAL: Our Selective Rage
A pro-life ethic means more than being anti-abortion.
EDITORIAL: Remember Their Chains
Take up the cause of our persecuted brothers and sisters in the faith.
Robertson R Us
When evangelicals look in the mirror, do we see the host of The 700 Club staring back?
ARTICLE: Robertson R Us, Part 2
When evangelicals look in the mirror, do we see the host of The 700 Club staring back?
From Pogrom to Peacemaking
Austrian Christians help an ancient town heal its anti-Semitic past.
BOOKS: Our Faithless Forefathers
Yes, the Constitution is a godless document. That isn't necessarily bad news for Christians.
BOOKS: Good Company
A devotional that will point your soul to the living Christ.
Silent Exodus
Can the East Asian church in America reverse the flight of its next generation?
Nationalism May Stall Christian Outreach in Russia
While the re-election of Boris Yeltsin as president likely ensures protection of religious freedom in Russia, a growing nationalist sentiment is fueling new initiatives to control Western-financed missions outreach.
Presbyterians Retain Ban on Homosexual Ordination
Within the mainline Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (PCUSA), the question of whether to tighten a ban on ordaining sexually active homosexuals is moving into the presbyteries.
Major Victory Elusive for Profamily Forces
Cooperative Baptists Reject Formal Break with SBC
Delegates of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) have soundly defeated a resolution to separate formally from the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in order to form their own denomination.
WORLD SCENE: New Satellite Service Launched
The Christian minority in the Middle East now has access to Arabic-language Christian programs on SAT-7, a new satellite television service beamed from Cyprus.
Does Religiosity Equal Conservatism?
Religion is often as influential on Americans' political behavior as race, age, or gender, according to a report released this summer by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
CHARLES COLSON & Nancy Pearcey: Planet of the Apes?
"Where do we come from?" is not an esoteric question relevant only to scientists.