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April 23 2001, 2001
Volume 45, Number 6
April 23
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Myth Matters
Why C.S. Lewis's books remain models for Christian apologists in the 21st century
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Religious groups fight Internet copyright abuses.
Homosexuality: Presbyterians Vote Down Same-Sex Prohibition
Opponents say vague wording led to defeat
Updates: Defrocked Episcopal Bishop Resigns
Anger likely to continue over case of extramarital affair 20 years ago
Church-State: Evangelicals Squabble Over Charitable Choice
Meanwhile, group suggests religious broadcasters reconsider severing ties.
Fraud: Jury Convicts Greater Ministries of Fraud
Five leaders face jail time for one of the largest Ponzi operations ever
Anglicans: Discipline of Episcopal Church Derailed
Anglican theological panel to consider reprimand proposal
New Study Reveals Which Churches Grow
High standards are key, says new survey from the Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Left Behind: Author LaHaye Sues Left Behind Film Producers
Producers didn't make the blockbuster they promised, he says
Equal Access Case Argued
Can an after-school Christian club use public school facilities? The Supreme Court will decide
Sri Lanka: Christians Mediate for Peace
Sri Lanka churches try to reconcile Sinhalese Buddhists and Hindu Tamils
Jerusalem: Holy Land Roadblocks
Christian pilgrims learn about Palestinians' everyday indignities
Christian Zionists Rally for Jewish State
More than 600 Christians from around the world flock to Jerusalem to show solidarity with Israel as peace process collapses
India: Christians Help Overlooked Villages
Many Christian agencies are still doing earthquake relief among India's poorest victims
Zambia: Church Leaders Publicly Oppose Third Term for Christian President
But Zambians are divided over whether Frederick Chiluba should stay.
The Morality Supermarket
Many Americans, even Christians, pick and choose their ideas of right and wrong
Bad Ideas Have Consequences
The Times should have run a correction. Instead, it might change government policy
2001 Christianity Today Book Awards
Each winter brings a different sort of blizzard to Christianity Today's offices in the western suburbs of Chicago as publishers deluge us with nominations for our Annual Book Awards
The Wright Stuff
With Velma Still Cooks in Leeway, Vinita Hampton Wright leads a quiet transformation of Christian fiction
Making Space for God
What spiritual direction is, and why evangelicals are increasingly attracted to it. An interview with Holy Invitations author Jeannette Bakke
Life Is Unfair (and That’s Okay)
When we are battered or baffled by personal injustices, God whispers, If you do what is right, it will go well with you.
The Violent Face of Jihad in Indonesia
What you can do to help persecuted Christians in Indonesia
Quotations to Stir Mind and Heart
Quotations to stir heart and mind during Holy Week
Readers' Forum: Truth at Risk
Six leading openness theologians say that many assumptions made about their views are simply wrong
My House, God's House
Hospitality is not merely good manners but a ministry of healing
Old Wisdom for New Times
The International Bible Society is doing spiritual archaeology and retro-publishing to reach seekers
Reimagining Missions
Two scholars seek to rescue the Great Commission from narrowly evangelistic readings, but their answers may be dangerously wide
Rap's Demon-Slayer
T-Bone brings hip-hop swagger to spiritual warfare
Slouching into Sloth
The XFL is but the latest sign of the coarsening of our culture