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March 2004 2004
Volume 48, Number 3
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The Passion of Mel Gibson
Why evangelicals are cheering a movie with profoundly Catholic sensibilities.
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Inside <em>CT</em>: Coming Attractions
Movies, magazines, and critics
Quake Opens Door to Gospel
How Christians are trying to ease tensions in the Islamic Republic.
A Law that Shouldn't be Cloned
New Jersy legalizes human cloning for research.
Deaths, promotions, and other tidbits from the religion world.
Quotation Marks
Recent quotes on abortion, marriage, and missions
Challenging Canyon Orthodoxy
Controversy over book with young-earth views raises protests - and sales.
Go Figure
Recent statistics on happiness, faith-based prisons, and Canada's evangelicals
Islamic Board Gets Green Light
Tribunal to arbitrate that civil cases can appeal to Muslim legal principles.
Network for the Alienated
Episcopal conservatives seek to reclaim wayward church.
Q & A: Franklin Graham
President of Samaritan's Purse on Sudan
Border Crackdown
Government seeks to stamp out North Korea refugee problem
Vacation Bible School Wars
Critics say SBC curriculum about Asia is 'racially offensive.'
Hindu Extremes
Congrassmen appalled at religious persecution of Christians and Muslims.
A Question of Faith
Top Democrats have much work ahead to convince voters of their religious sincerity.
Forget Your Bliss
The success of The Purpose-Driven Life reveals a cultural opportunity.
The Passion of Mel Gibson
Why evangelicals are cheering a movie with profoundly Catholic sensibilities.
The Passion and Prejudice
Why I asked the Anti-Defamation League to give Mel Gibson a break.
The Fountain Fill'd wth Blood
Mel Gibson is drawing on a long tradition of Cross-centered devotion.
The Good News of God's Wrath
At the heart of the universe, there is a just and gracious God.
Theologian Carl Henry, CT's first editor, would have been 100 today.
No one was more pivotal to the emerging movement than Carl F.H. Henry
Burma's Almost Forgotten
Christians find themselves battered by the world's longest civil war and a brutally repressive regime
America's Pastor
With Max Lucado, what you see is what you get. And what you get is a man who incarnates a message about second chances.
An Unusual Church of Christ
Lucado has been making some controversial changes
Christians remain divided about what a 'good' movie is
Jesus' Cross
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
Misfires in the Tolerance Wars
Separating church and state now means separating belief and action.
Incarnate Forever
What is the scriptural and theological support for the teaching that Jesus, the God-man, remains eternally incarnate?
A Politics of Gratitude
Stop whining, count your blessings, and love your global neighbors.
Discarding Our Masks
In True Faced, readers learn to strip off their masks.
Worship Style Matters
Developing biblical foundations for understanding worship.
Discarding Our Masks
In True Faced, readers learn to strip off their masks.
Black Theology Revisited
Two authors argue that this strain of liberation theology is as relevant as ever.
Relationships, Not Programs
Taking a church from dry bones to spiritual vitality
A Home for Nomads
M. Craig Barnes explores spirituality for restless souls
Cry, the Beloved Continent
Don't let AIDS steal African children's future.