The most-read Christianity Today article among online readers wasn't even posted in 2002—it's a reflection on anger after the 9/11 terror attacks. Many other articles, such as a Frederica Mathewes-Green column on sex and a 2001 cover story on Ned Flanders of The Simpsons showed similar staying power. But many of Christianity Today's other top stories were more about Islam than about Christianity. Below, in descending order of popularity, are the fifteen most popular articles of the year.
What do we do with all this anger?
By Edward Gilbreath | posted 9/14/01
Scholars link first-century bone box to James, brother of Jesus.
By Gordon Govier | posted 10/21/2002
But you can tape it and watch after they go to bed.
By Todd Hertz | posted 09/18/2002
A Hindu director who attended Christian schools tells a parable about a Christ-haunted ex-priest in Signs.
By Douglas LeBlanc | posted 08/01/2002
Twenty questions that nag me after September 11.
By Philip Yancey | posted 02/18/2002
A new vocabulary for an oversexualized culture.
By Frederica Mathewes-Green | posted 4/11/00
The answer to this question reveals the heart of our faith.
By Timothy George | posted 02/01/2002
With a congregation of 22 million viewers, Oprah Winfrey has become one of the most influential spiritual leaders in America.
By LaTonya Taylor | posted 03/22/2002
The controversy reveals a struggle for the soul of Islam.
By James A. Beverley | posted 12/28/2001
Won't heaven's joy be spoiled by our awareness of unsaved loved ones in hell?
By J.I. Packer | posted 04/24/2002
How to turn the Baywatch syndrome into the Jesus syndrome.
By Philip Yancey | posted 03/27/2002
He's the evangelical next door on The Simpsons, and that's okily dokily among many believers.
by Mark I. Pinsky | posted 1/26/01
Or have Christians been spooked out of celebrating a part of their rich tradition?
By Harold L. Myra | posted 10/5/00
Plus: Israel limits immigration of Christians, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Compiled by Ted Olsen | posted 07/09/2002
How do you know that you have truly forgiven someone?
By Lewis B. Smedes | posted 12/06/01