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April 2 2001, 2001
Volume 45, Number 5
April 2
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Whatever Happened to Christian History?
Evangelical historians have finally earned the respect of the secular academy. But some critics say they've sold out. Not really
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Image Is Everything
The Taliban's destruction of Buddhist statues is only the latest controversy over the Second Commandment
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Virginia OKs Abortion Restriction
NARAL says 43 prolife measures were passed at the state level last year.
Reform Jewish Leaders Urge Boy Scout Ban
Policy banning gay troop leaders called incompatible with belief that people are created in the image of God.
In Memoriam: Megachurch Pastor Jack Hyles Dead at 74
Fundamental Baptist congregation is one of country's largest
Parachurch: Breaking Up Isn't Hard to Do
Religious broadcasters quietly cut historic link to National Association of Evangelicals.
Charitable Choice: Charitable Choice Dance Begins
Faith-based organizations cautious but eager for government aid
Election 2000: Partisanship in the Pews
Race, religion played decisive roles in the presidential vote
Columbia: U.S. Demands Information About Missing Missionaries
New Tribes Mission workers abducted eight years ago
Pakistan: Christians Cleared of Blasphemy
But more than 50 Pakistani Christians have been victimized on trumped-up charges since 1987
India: Relief Abuses Rampant
Radical Hindus hijack supplies in quake intervention
Vatican City: Catholic, Reformed, and Lutheran Leaders Discuss Indulgences
Understanding, not agreement, sought on historical, theological, and pastoral issues
Zimbabwe: Evangelicals Attempt to Defuse Crises
While decrying land redistribution program, president of Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe stepping down after financial dispute
No More Excuses
Bush's faith-based initiative should reinvigorate our mission of service
The Maturing of Victimhood
A new exhibit at the Holocaust Museum is a very good sign
How to Serve Time
There is a Christian way to study the past without weakening the truth.
Church, State, and Columbine
Since the infamous massacre, America has been rethinking the role of religion in the public square.
Pottering and Prayer
As John Stott turns 80, he still finds weeds to pull, birds to watch, and petitions to make
The Quotable Stott
Reflections on the occasion of John R.W. Stott's 80th birthday.
It's Not About Us
Modern spirituality begins and ends with the self; Christian spirituality, with the Alpha and Omega
Weathering Economic Tsunamis
How the whole people of God can minister to the unemployed. An interview with career counselor Richard Kew.
A Velvet Oppression
Conservative Christians are not faring well in Canada's brave new secular society
Dead Authors Society
We're no longer interested in tasting death but only little morsels of cheer.
Civil Reactions | Stephen L. Carter: Vouching for Parents
Vouchers are not an attack on public schools but a vote of trust in families.
Decoding Generations
Two books are optimistic about the coming generations but for different, and sometimes contradictory, reasons.
A Reluctant Hero
A PBS Film subtly depicts a catholic priest's persistant urban ministry
Holy Desolation
Rick Harden's bleak landscapes reveal our moral vulnerability
The Back Page | Philip Yancey: Beyond Flesh and Blood
I used to disdain biblical talk of invisible spirits. No more