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October 28 1996, 1996
Volume 40, Number 12
October 28
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When God Declares War
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My favorite Old Testament passage: Psalm 32
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My favorite Old Testament passage: Numbers 13-14
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My favorite Old Testament passage: Ecclesiastes 12:13-14
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Bill Moyers's National Bible Study
This Southern Baptist preacher-turned-journalist wants to get America talking about the stories of Genesis.
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My favorite Hebrew Scripture passage: Genesis 32:3-32
Why We Worship
My favorite Old Testament passage: Genesis 28:10-19
The Living Bible Reborn: Tyndale's 50th Anniversary
From the Living Bible to the New Living Translation.
Elizabeth Dole’s Fishbowl Faith
Working on the mission field in the jungles of Washington.
Ethics and Business:Holding Corporate America Accountable
Christians press for greater responsibility from businesses.
Congress: Clinton Signs Law Backing Heterosexual Marriage
Clinton Signs Law Backing Heterosexual Marriage
Call to Renewal: Does Call to Renewal Skirt Partisan Politics?
Cult-Watchers: Cult Watchers Adopt Guidelines
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Why Not Gay Marriage?
If people believe marriage is just an invention, then they will feel free to change it, redefine it, or even discard it.