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Volume 48, Number 7
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Unwanted Interruptions
Why is our culture so hostile to children-inside and outside the womb?
Inside <em>CT</em>: Bike Rides with Refugees
There are 13 million refugees and asylum seekers worldwide. We show you the lives of four of them.
Black Eye for Freedom
Report warns about religious liberty trends around the world.
Christians Fear Some Backlash After India Elections
Still, they're heartened by voters' chastening of nationalist Hindus.
Heart of Truthfulness
African Methodists provide hope to a troubled church.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Eye for an Eye for an Eye
Are Nigeria's deadly religious riots really about religion?
Quotation Marks
Recent quotes on unborn children's pain, literary Jenkins, and Dan Brown's scruples.
Explorers of Noah's Lost Ark
Citing new satellite images, team seeks to 'solidify the faith of many Christians.'
Unwanted Interruptions
Why is our culture so hostile to children-inside and outside the womb?
Go Figure
Recent stats on teen prayer, Bible reading, and music piracy.
News Briefs: July 01, 2004
The morning-after pill, persecution in Vietnam, and the Jesus Video Project.
Q & A: James Dobson
The chairman of Focus on the Family speaks about the need for the proposed Federal Marriage Amendment.
Fools' Gold
Christians lured into buying 'rare' coins.
Terror on Top of the World
Maoist threats shut down development work.
The Evil In Us
Prisoner torture in Iraq exposes the ordinary face of human depravity.
No-Fault Division?
It may be time for mainline churches to consider an amicable divorce.
Unwanted Interruptions
Why is our culture so hostile to children-inside and outside the womb?
Frozen Out
What to do with those extra embryos.
Saving Strangers
The journey of one Somali Bantu family in the largest group resettlement of African refugees in U.S. history.
Where Stormie Finds Her Power
Stormie Omartian is a bestselling author precisely because she doesn't have a picture-perfect life
Truth' on Two Hills
What happens when church and culture conspire to ignore the meaning of words.
Pondering a Divorce
Some United Methodists think their differences are irreconcilable.
Methodists Divided on Split
Church leaders react to talk about division.
The 4-14 Window
New push on child evangelism targets the crucial early years.
Conservative Like a Fox
al Thomas hates the liberalism, but tries to love the liberal.
Quotations to stir heart and mind
It's About God
Why Judge Roy Moore was right—a response to Ted Haggard.
Out-of-Control Clerics
Official scourgings and vigilante enforcers in Iran terrorize Christians.
God Minus World = God
Does God need our help, love, and praise?
Hope Deferred
Christians are uniquely positioned to further racial equality.
Purging the Faith from 'Faith-Based'
The first detailed history of President Bush's initiative to help the poor.
Bonds that Bind
David Gushee examines marriage and divorce in historical and contemporary contexts.
Celestial Sights
'Room of Marvels' is a vision of what heaven might look like.
Memoir of Hope
Letters for Lizzie wrestles with death and discovers God is not safe.
Targeted Apologetics
Encountering New Religious Movements with the Gospel.
Witness Amid War
The untold story of Christian efforts to end the violence in Guatemala.
Discreet and Dynamic
Why, with no apparent resources, Chinese churches thrive.