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November 16 1998, 1998
Volume 42, Number 13
November 16
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The plight of Vietnam's 700,000 evangelical Christians.
Wrestling with Success
The Shroud of Turin: Cloaked in Mystery
Those who believe it is Jesus' shroud point to features on it that seem unique to Jesus' death, including pathological ones.
Classic & Contemporary Excerpts from November 16, 1998
Born November 29, 1898, Clive Staples Lewis in his lifetime gave us many writings that explicate the Christian faith and walk. This page of Reflections commemorates the centennial of his birth.
The Great Escape
For Truman Burbank, freedom means abandoning his false though perfect world.
The Calling of Elmer Yazzie
For this Calvinist Navajo, art is not a part of life, it is life itself.
Reality Is for Real
Why we can't give up on objectivity, even though it is decidedly uncool.
Stripping the Darkness
A couple's spiritual quest turns them into searchlights exposing family and community secrets.
Poster Boy for Postmodernism
Strohmeyer told police he strangled the little girl by twisting her neck the way he had seen in movies.